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Join us for the BDA’s Dyslexia Solutions Summer School, a new four-day virtual training event tailored for teachers and education support professionals seeking to enhance their techniques for supporting dyslexic and neurodiverse learners at all stages of education.

Course dates: 22nd - 25th July or 19th - 22nd August


As part of our ongoing commitment to raise awareness of dyslexia and specific learning difficulties, the British Dyslexia Association has a comprehensive training programme. We deliver our expert training in a number of formats so that you can find a session to suit your needs, whether you are an organisation aiming to raise dyslexia awareness among your workforce or a dyslexia professional looking to gain a Level 7 accreditation and everything in between.

Live Virtual Training

We provide a rolling programme of free live information webinars to members of the public to raise awareness about supporting individuals with specific learning difficulties.

We also run live half and full day virtual training courses on specific topics:

  • Modules which can lead to an Accredited Level 2 or Level 3 qualification, suitable for any attendees including parents, carers, teachers, employers and professionals
  • CPD tailored towards specialist teachers and assessors in particular.

You can see our programme of live events here.

Please scroll down to view our specific topic courses.

Live Bespoke Training

We provide live information webinars, virtual training and in-person sessions about dyslexia, dyscalculia and supporting individuals with specific learning difficulties to a broad range of organisations:

  • Workplaces
  • Schools and other educational settings
  • Charities and public sector organisations

This can include modules of our accredited training or professional CPD.

We can schedule these sessions at times to suit you and can tailor this private training to be relevant to the needs of your delegates. You can see our price list here.

To book a bespoke training session for your organisation please email us at onsitetraining@bdadyslexia.org.uk

Accredited Training

We provide gold standard accredited training courses which are delivered online including:

  • Level 7 Diploma in Dyslexia Assessment and Intervention
  • Level 5 Certificates in Dyslexia; Literacy, Support and Intervention and in Dyscalculia and Maths Learning Difficulties; Support and Intervention
  • Level 4 Workplace Assessors Programme
  • Level 3 Various which can be undertake module by module
  • Level 2 Various which can be undertake module by module

Please scroll down to view our accredited courses.

eLearning/Online Training

We provide a comprehensive programme of eLearning/online training modules on specific topics:

  • Modules which can lead to an Accredited Level 2 or Level 3 qualification, suitable for any attendees including parents, carers, teachers, employers and professionals
  • CPD tailored towards specialist teachers and assessors in particular.

Please note: Access to eLearning/online modules are released on the first Thursday following the submission of your booking; and more specifically, providing payment has been made before the allotted time.

Please note: eLearning modules will automatically expire after 3 months, from the date that the module has been released.

Please scroll down to view our eLearning/online specific topic courses.

Payments

Payments can be made by credit/debit card or for businesses and organisations by invoice.


If you have any problems with the booking process please email us: training@bdadyslexia.org.uk


Professional Members Only - to book your discounted eLearning modules please email us at: elearning@bdadyslexia.org.uk

Our courses

Accredited Course

Four-day Dyslexia Solutions Virtual Summer School

Four-day programme

from £480

Virtual/Online

Join us for the BDA’s Dyslexia Solutions Summer School, a new four-day virtual training event tailored for teachers and education support professionals seeking to enhance their techniques for supporting dyslexic and neurodiverse learners at all stages of education.

Part of an Accredited Course

Practical Solutions Plus – Spelling (Live Virtual & eLearning)

One Day

£120

Live Virtual or eLearning/Online

This course enables delegates to develop a practical understanding of how to teach and support dyslexic (and other) individuals with spelling.

Part of an Accredited Course

Practical Solutions for Dyslexia (Live Virtual Training)

One Day

£120

Live Virtual Training via TEAMS

This course provides an awareness and understanding of dyslexia, along with an overview of dyslexia friendly teaching practices and approaches.

Accredited Course

Accredited Level 3 - Practical Solutions for Dyslexia Plus

Approximately 30 hours study time.

From £995

Live Virtual or eLearning/online (or a blended combination)

This programme is designed for Teachers and TAs working with children and young people who want to be able to support dyslexic pupils within the classroom and is intended to provide a greater understanding of the problems that dyslexic learners face, and appropriate methods and resources to help support them within the context of their learning environment.

Accredited Course

Accredited Level 5 - Certificate in Dyslexia; Literacy, Support and Intervention

12-16 months

From £2950

eLearning

This BDA Level 5 Certificate in Dyslexia; Literacy, Support and Intervention provides training for individuals who have a professional interest in dyslexia for them to become informed practitioners and teachers. The course is delivered primarily in the form of eLearning, with some supplementary virtual sessions. The course is flexible and can be undertaken part time.

Accredited Course

Accredited Level 5 - Certificate in Dyscalculia and Maths Learning Difficulties; Support and Intervention

12-16 months

From £2950

eLearning

The BDA Level 5 Certificate in Dyscalculia and Maths Learning Difficulties; Support and Intervention provides training for individuals who have a professional interest in dyscalculia and maths learning difficulties in order for them to become informed practitioners and teachers. The course is delivered primarily in the form of eLearning, with some supplementary virtual sessions. The course is flexible and can be undertaken part time.