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

Cost

From £1665

Location

eLearning or Blended (combination of eLearning and or In person)

Who is this suitable for?

The 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 modular and flexible and can be undertaken part time, through online or blended learning.

It is of particular benefit to:

  • Teachers of any educational level;
  • Tutors and support staff in Further Education and other adult learning settings;
  • Support staff in Higher Education (this course meets the requirements for DSA support workers though you will need to be a member of a Professional Body such as BDA);
  • Teaching Assistants;
  • Speech and Language therapists;
  • Occupational Therapists with relevant experience.

What is the qualification?

This Level 5 certificate holds BDA Approved Teacher/Approved Practitioner (BDA ATS/APS) accreditation. This means that candidates who have successfully passed the Level 5 certificate can apply to the BDA for ATS or APS status and professional membership.

Entry Requirements

The BDA is committed to widening participation and, as such, has an open policy to its courses. However, candidates will be expected to have a high level of proficiency in written and spoken English and at least two years’ recent and relevant experience in an educational setting.

Applicants who do not fulfil all the requirements above may be considered for 'special entry' if they can demonstrate other relevant academic and/or professional experience. Such applicants are advised to apply in the first instance and fully explain their experience in their application statement

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