This course will be completed using a blended learning approach; you will initially attend college for a taught session(s) to discuss the content and receive a learning pack. Your tutor will discuss with you how learning materials can be used and identify a completion date for your final submission. Where appropriate further taught sessions may be arranged with the group.
This course provides learners with the opportunity to develop their knowledge and skills around supporting individuals with learning difficulties. It is aimed at learners who support individuals with learning difficulties as part of their job role.
The units offered within this qualification mirror those offered within the Learning Disabilities Pathway of the Health and Social Care Diplomas in England.
Experience of working with or volunteering to support individuals with learning difficulties is essential. The course can also be accessed by those interested in the field of Health and Social Care or where the content supports a CPD opportunity. There are no formal entry requirements but candidates should be prepared to write assignments and commit to study away from college.
A portfolio of evidence will be produced to meet the learning outcomes expected in the qualification.
Completion of this course provides a continued professional development opportunity and could lead to further study within the Health and Social Care field. It could also support progression within a current work role within the sector and could contribute to promotion opportunities.