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Certificate in Special Educational Needs and Disability (FREE Distance Learning Course) - Level 2

Overview

The purpose of this qualification is to develop knowledge of special educational needs and disabilities, how individuals with SEND are impacted on a day to day basis, and how to support them to live independent and fulfilling lives.

This qualification is designed for learners who are currently in a role related to SEND or those who are considering entering into the sector.

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however learners should have a minimum of Level 2 in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

This qualification is suitable for learners of 16 years of age and above.

Start dates and fees

This course is currently free if you are enrolled by Monday 31st May 2021.

How long is the course?

Total time to achieve this qualification is 140 hours.

Guided learning hours for this qualification is 110. These hours are made up of all contact time, guidance or supervision of a tutor.

Directed learning hours for this qualification is approximately 30 hours over the cycle of the programme.

Learners are expected to study and do aspects of their assessment portfolio in their own time.

How will I be assessed?

The qualification is assessed by internally set and marked assessments subject to external quality assurance.

All learning outcomes and assessment criteria must be met to achieve a Pass – there is no grading.

What will I study?

This course is made up of a series of mandatory units:

  • Introduction to Special Educational Needs and Disability
  • Living with Special Educational Needs and Disability
  • Principles of promoting person centred approach for individuals with SEND
  • Understand Equality and Diversity in the context of SEND
  • Understanding SEND and learning

What can I go on to study?

  • Level 3 Award for Special Educational Needs Coordinators in Early Years Settings
  • Level 3 Award in the Principles of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities
  • Level 3 Award in the Role of the Special Educational Needs Coordinator in Private, Voluntary and Independent Early Years Settings
  • Level 4 Certificate in Supporting the Learning of Learners with Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND)
  • Level 4 Award in Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Leadership and Management in the Early Years.

How do I apply?

All you need to do is press the 'Sign up now' button below and fill in our online form.

We will then send you an electronic enrolment form to complete and return to us.

Once we have received your form, we'll send you details on how to access the online courses. It's that simple!

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