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Level 2 Certificate in Special Education Needs and Disability (RQF)

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OUR PASS RATE
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Level 2 Certificate in Special Education Needs and Disability (RQF)

This Course at a Glance

  • Learn how to support individuals with SEND
  • Progress your career or start a new one
  • Gain a nationally recognised qualification
  • Study online from the comfort of home
  • Learn at a time that suits you
  • No exams

About your Diploma

If you have a desire to provide support and guidance to individuals with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND), then this course will equip you with the in-depth knowledge you require.

Our Level 2 Certificate in Special Education Needs and Disability will delve into the factors that affect individuals with SEND on a daily basis, as well as how you can support them in living fulfilling lives independently.

Career Progression in a Crucial Sector

By learning the legislation and guidance that promotes equality and diversity for people with SEND, as well as Education, Health, and Care (EHC) plans, you can develop the knowledge you need to work in this sector.

Not only will this qualification support you in breaking into the education and health and social care industry, but it can also advance your career if you currently have a role that involves working with individuals living with SEND.

Improve Your Understanding

While this online course is suitable for those seeking career progression, it is also ideal for individuals who have a personal interest in understanding special educational needs and disabilities. Whether you are seeking advice on how to better support a family member or friend, or you simply want to enhance your understanding, this course will provide you with the knowledge you need.

Getting Started

learndirect is the UK’s leading online learning provider, offering learners an opportunity to unlock their potential through a range of accredited courses.

This Level 2 Certificate in Special Education Needs and Disability is accredited by Training Qualifications UK (TQUK) and regulated by Ofqual. By achieving this recognised qualification, you will boost your career prospects.

With the course being delivered online, you will have access to the learning materials you need via our innovative learning platform. With no classes or timetables to stick to, you have the freedom to learn around your existing job or commitments. You can study when and where you like!

Modules

Unit 1: Introduction to Special Educational Needs and Disability

Upon completion of this unit, you will:

  • Understand the different conditions categorised as SEND conditions
  • Understand different models of disabilities
  • Understand how the rights and support available to those with conditions categorised as SEND has changed over time

Unit 2: Understand Equality and Diversity in Context of SEND

Upon completion of this unit, you will:

  • Understand the concept of Equality and Diversity
  • Understand legislation and guidance which supports individuals with special educational needs and disabilities
  • Understand the importance of safeguarding an individual with special educational needs and disabilities
  • Understand the benefits of a diverse and inclusive society for an individual with SEND

Unit 3: Principles of Promoting Person Centred Approach for Individuals with SEND

Upon completion of this unit, you will:

  • Understand person centred approaches
  • Understand the importance of encouraging active participation
  • Understand the importance of an individual’s wellbeing

Unit 4: Understanding SEND and Learning

Upon completion of this unit, you will:

  • Understand the importance of inclusive learning
  • Understand the use of support programmes for individuals with special educational needs and disabilities
  • Understand the role of reasonable adjustments
  • Understand Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCP)

Unit 5: Living with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

Upon completion of this unit, you will:

  • Understand the concept of neurodiversity
  • Understand the concept of the self
  • Understand the impact of societal and cultural influences on individuals with conditions categorised as SEND
  • Understand sources of support for individuals with SEND and the families
  • Understand the impact stigma has on individuals with special educational needs and disabilities

Entry Requirements

This online course is open to anyone aged 16 years or above. While there are no specific entry requirements, learners should possess at least a Level 2 in literacy and numeracy, or an equivalent.

All course fees, inclusive of all payment plans including our Premium Credit Limited option, must be settled before certification can be ordered.

*You will have access to the course for 24 months.

This course is assessed through a series of tutor-marked assignments as opposed to exams. You will also need to provide a portfolio of evidence.

TQUK

TQUK logo

On successful completion of this course, you will receive the TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Special Education Needs and Disability (RQF), qualification number: 603/5910/9

Established in 2013, Training Qualifications UK are one of the most forward-thinking and agile Awarding Organisations in the UK. They work closely with both employers and providers to ensure learners receive qualifications that have impact in the workplace and help learners succeed in all walks of life.

Upon successful completion of this recognised course, you will have a solid understanding of legislation and guidance related to SEND. If you already work within the education and health and social care sector, this qualification could expand your skillset and lead you into a new area.

For those of you starting fresh in this industry, studying this Level 2 Certificate can be a great starting point when considering roles. Whether you are moving into teaching or care, this course will assist in your development of special educational needs and disabilities.

Further Qualifications and Prospects 

Depending on the career path you choose to take, you could extend your knowledge by studying one of our courses related to early years support, or if you are keen to go to university to study a degree in health and social care, consider our Access to Higher Education Diploma.

  • SALE Savings End Midnight Tuesday 16th April
  • SALE Savings End Midnight Tuesday 16th April

Level 2 Certificate in Special Education Needs and Disability (RQF)

This Course at a Glance

  • Learn how to support individuals with SEND
  • Progress your career or start a new one
  • Gain a nationally recognised qualification
  • Study online from the comfort of home
  • Learn at a time that suits you
  • No exams

About your Diploma

If you have a desire to provide support and guidance to individuals with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND), then this course will equip you with the in-depth knowledge you require.

Our Level 2 Certificate in Special Education Needs and Disability will delve into the factors that affect individuals with SEND on a daily basis, as well as how you can support them in living fulfilling lives independently.

Career Progression in a Crucial Sector

By learning the legislation and guidance that promotes equality and diversity for people with SEND, as well as Education, Health, and Care (EHC) plans, you can develop the knowledge you need to work in this sector.

Not only will this qualification support you in breaking into the education and health and social care industry, but it can also advance your career if you currently have a role that involves working with individuals living with SEND.

Improve Your Understanding

While this online course is suitable for those seeking career progression, it is also ideal for individuals who have a personal interest in understanding special educational needs and disabilities. Whether you are seeking advice on how to better support a family member or friend, or you simply want to enhance your understanding, this course will provide you with the knowledge you need.

Getting Started

learndirect is the UK’s leading online learning provider, offering learners an opportunity to unlock their potential through a range of accredited courses.

This Level 2 Certificate in Special Education Needs and Disability is accredited by Training Qualifications UK (TQUK) and regulated by Ofqual. By achieving this recognised qualification, you will boost your career prospects.

With the course being delivered online, you will have access to the learning materials you need via our innovative learning platform. With no classes or timetables to stick to, you have the freedom to learn around your existing job or commitments. You can study when and where you like!

Modules

Unit 1: Introduction to Special Educational Needs and Disability

Upon completion of this unit, you will:

  • Understand the different conditions categorised as SEND conditions
  • Understand different models of disabilities
  • Understand how the rights and support available to those with conditions categorised as SEND has changed over time

Unit 2: Understand Equality and Diversity in Context of SEND

Upon completion of this unit, you will:

  • Understand the concept of Equality and Diversity
  • Understand legislation and guidance which supports individuals with special educational needs and disabilities
  • Understand the importance of safeguarding an individual with special educational needs and disabilities
  • Understand the benefits of a diverse and inclusive society for an individual with SEND

Unit 3: Principles of Promoting Person Centred Approach for Individuals with SEND

Upon completion of this unit, you will:

  • Understand person centred approaches
  • Understand the importance of encouraging active participation
  • Understand the importance of an individual’s wellbeing

Unit 4: Understanding SEND and Learning

Upon completion of this unit, you will:

  • Understand the importance of inclusive learning
  • Understand the use of support programmes for individuals with special educational needs and disabilities
  • Understand the role of reasonable adjustments
  • Understand Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCP)

Unit 5: Living with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

Upon completion of this unit, you will:

  • Understand the concept of neurodiversity
  • Understand the concept of the self
  • Understand the impact of societal and cultural influences on individuals with conditions categorised as SEND
  • Understand sources of support for individuals with SEND and the families
  • Understand the impact stigma has on individuals with special educational needs and disabilities

Entry Requirements

This online course is open to anyone aged 16 years or above. While there are no specific entry requirements, learners should possess at least a Level 2 in literacy and numeracy, or an equivalent.

All course fees, inclusive of all payment plans including our Premium Credit Limited option, must be settled before certification can be ordered.

*You will have access to the course for 24 months.

Excellent Marking

Assessment

This course is assessed through a series of tutor-marked assignments as opposed to exams. You will also need to provide a portfolio of evidence.

Qualifications

TQUK

TQUK logo

On successful completion of this course, you will receive the TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Special Education Needs and Disability (RQF), qualification number: 603/5910/9

Established in 2013, Training Qualifications UK are one of the most forward-thinking and agile Awarding Organisations in the UK. They work closely with both employers and providers to ensure learners receive qualifications that have impact in the workplace and help learners succeed in all walks of life.

Upon successful completion of this recognised course, you will have a solid understanding of legislation and guidance related to SEND. If you already work within the education and health and social care sector, this qualification could expand your skillset and lead you into a new area.

For those of you starting fresh in this industry, studying this Level 2 Certificate can be a great starting point when considering roles. Whether you are moving into teaching or care, this course will assist in your development of special educational needs and disabilities.

Further Qualifications and Prospects 

Depending on the career path you choose to take, you could extend your knowledge by studying one of our courses related to early years support, or if you are keen to go to university to study a degree in health and social care, consider our Access to Higher Education Diploma.

OUR PASS RATE
Healthcare
85.5%
(National Average 61.8%)
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110 guided
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