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Dyslexia Awareness

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In our Dyslexia Awareness course, you will gain a greater understanding of what dyslexia is, how it can affect a child in their learning, you will also gain knowledge on how testing for dyslexia is done and how a child with dyslexia can be supported in the classroom. This course is suitable for those who work in education and for parents and guardians.

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All about this Dyslexia Awareness course

This course is suitable for those who work in education, as it will help you learn how to help dyslexic children in school with their education. This course is also suitable for parents and guardians who want to gain a more in-depth understanding of dyslexia.

In this course you will be introduced to what dyslexia is, how to spot the signs, the action to take and how to support dyslexic children with their education, including tools that can be used.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

  • Fully CPD registered
  • Suitable for those working in education, as well as parents and guardians
  • Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
  • Fully printed certificate posted next day
  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – Introduction to dyslexia – In the first unit, you will be introduced to what is included throughout the course, what dyslexia is, causes of dyslexia and how dyslexia impacts a child and their learning. You will finish the unit by exploring some true or false facts.
  • Unit 2 – Spotting the signs – In this unit you will gain a greater understanding on spotting the signs of dyslexia, including reading, writing, planning, organisational and memory difficulties,
  • Unit 3 – Actions to take – This unit will explore the actions to take when dyslexia is detected. The role of the SENDCo, The Three Waves of Intervention and using this intervention. You will also explore how screening for dyslexia works. The unit will finish with exploring diagnostic assessment.
  • Unit 4 – Helping dyslexic children with their education –  In the final unit of our dyslexia awareness, you will explore how to help dyslexic children with their education, including creating a dyslexic friendly environment, multisensory learning and teaching. You will also explore different techiniques that can be used, including Toe by Toe and Hornet Literacy Primer and the Word Wasp.

RoSPA assured training course

This course has been checked and assured for quality and accuracy by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, to ensure it meets their exacting standards and is up-to-date. Formed over 100 years ago, RoSPA are committed to increasing safety measures and reducing accidents throughout numerous industries as well as campaigning for better standards in health and safety worldwide.

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Work through your course

Each course is broken down into manageable sections. Work through these at your own pace and learn about each of the topics in the course. We use images, written information, diagrams and other resources to help you get to grips with the content with no hassle.

Our courses are all designed to allow progress without any assistance but our support staff can be contacted if you do need us.

Complete the final quiz

Every course is assessed through a multiple choice quiz. These quizzes use a bank of questions that have multiple options and you need to choose the correct one. You need to answer a specific number of questions correctly to pass the course and get your certificate.

If you don’t pass first time it is no problem. You can attempt the quiz as many times as you need until you pass so there is nothing to worry about.

Get your certificate

As soon as you finish the course, you can download your certificate. This will also be accessible in your account any time you log in. Your certificate includes the course you have studied, your name, the date of completion and a verification number that can be used by future employers to verify that you passed your course.

A digitally printed and hard backed version of your certificate is sent out to you via first class post the day after you pass.

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How long does the course take to complete?

This course takes a few hours to complete and you can do this without any restrictions. This means you can buy the course and start at any time. You can also begin your learning, stop and come back to the course to pick up where you left off.

Is this Dyslexia Awareness course accredited?

Yes the course is fully accredited through the CPD Certification Service. They review all of our content to check for quality, depth and that the material is fully up-to-date. Each year our membership with the service is renewed and all courses are thoroughly checked prior to being accredited.

Will I get a certificate when I finish?

Yes, as soon as you finish this course you can immediately download a PDF version of your personalised certificate. We also then send a fully printed copy to you by first class post.

How long does the certificate last?

The certificate after finishing this course lasts for 2 years until expiry which is when we recommend completing the training again. Some industries may require an update to CPD more frequently than this and others may not but, as a standard rule, we recommend completing the Dyslexia Awareness course every 2 years to ensure it is fresh in your mind and you understanding the latest regulations.

What are the benefits of completing this Dyslexia Awareness course online?

By completing this course online you can study in your own time and at your own pace. Having the ability to complete the units at a time to suit you engages your learning much more and enables you to interact and soak up the information easier.

Dyslexia Awareness
Dyslexia Awareness
£20 + VAT