Free if you meet the eligibility criteria (click here for details) and if you complete the course (click here for details of our terms and conditions)
This qualification is aimed at learners seeking to improve their knowledge of Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND), either for personal or professional reasons. Learners will consider many aspects of SEND, including the symptoms of specific conditions, legislation and guidance applicable to individuals with SEND and how such conditions affect individuals in daily life.
Who is the course suitable for?
This course is aimed at anyone who wishes to develop knowledge and understanding of understanding of Special Education Needs and Disability.
It is also designed for learners wishing to progress to a wide range of further learning within SEND or health and social care.
You do not need to have any formal qualifications in order to follow this course, but you will need to demonstrate commitment and motivation to work through the specially prepared distance-learning materials and resources.
How is the course delivered?
Learners work through the course materials for the programme through distance learning, therefore, there is no need to attend the college to gain the qualification.
The content of this qualification include:
- Unit 1: Introduction to Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND)
- Unit 2: Understand equality and diversity in the context of SEND
- Unit 3: Principles of promoting person centred approach for individuals with SEND
- Unit 5: Living with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)
This qualification provides a sound preparation for further study and access to a range of vocational qualifications including Level 2 Autism, Level 2 Learning Disabilities and The Learning Support Assistant, Level 3 Supporting Teaching and Learning.