Award in Dyslexia Awareness – Level 2
Preston Road Adult Education Centre
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This 10-week Dyslexia Awareness course offers you knowledge around Dyslexia. You will be provided with lots of information that will help you not only learn about Dyslexia, but also around how to help children, or others, who you come in to contact with.
This course aims to help you develop in an existing role, such as a Teaching Assistant or Learning Support Practitioner – or help you prepare to take on such a role.
There are no previous qualifications required. However, you will need to meet the following criteria:
- Be aged 19 years or above
- Possess a solid knowledge of the English language
- Have access to a PC and the internet
- Basic computer skills
- Have a genuine desire to succeed
How to apply
For information on how to apply, please call 01482 615 349 / 616 580 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
This course is aimed at anyone who wishes to learn more about this condition.
Over the duration of this ten-week course you will cover such topics as:
- An introduction to dyslexia
- How dyslexia is diagnosed
- How dyslexia can affect individuals
- Where to find sources of information for individuals with dyslexia and those supporting them
This qualification is assessed with a portfolio of evidence.
You will undertake one mandatory unit which covers characteristics, effects and assessment methods as well as ways to support individuals with dyslexia and sources of further relevant information.
Where can it lead?
You could progress to the Award in Dyslexia Awareness Level 3 and/or the Award in Supporting Learners with Dyslexia Level 3, where you will learn to apply your understanding of dyslexia to support other learners in practice.
You could also move on to broader learning support qualifications such as a Level 3 in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools.
As a Hull Training and Adult Education learner you have access to our Careers Advice Service. Our advisers are on hand to guide you through options and support you to achieve your full potential. Ask your tutor to refer you, if required.