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Training

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

Part of an Accredited Course

Practical Strategies for Revision & Exam Technique

2/3 hours

£60

eLearning

Individuals are frequently told to revise for exams but are rarely shown how to revise effectively or efficiently. This eLearning module identifies and explains a wide variety of strategies and approaches to support dyslexic individuals with effective revision so that they can maximise their learning. It also sets out techniques that can be taught to dyslexic individuals in order to help them to achieve success in examinations.

Part of an Accredited Course

Practical Solutions Plus – Writing (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 writing.

Specific Learning Difficulties and Performance in the Workplace

£25 per person

eLearning

This mini eLearning module aims to provide employers, trainers and HR professionals with a brief overview of Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD), how they may affect their workforce, and some basic support strategies that can be put in place to help individuals perform to their full potential in the workplace.

Part of an Accredited Course

Practical Strategies for Organisational Skills

2/3 hours

£60

eLearning

Difficulties with personal organisation such as time management and planning/sequencing tasks are a common area of difficulty experienced by dyslexic individuals. This module explores the nature of these difficulties and sets out clear strategies that can be used to support individuals effectively, as well as how to assist them in developing the skills they need to become better organised.

Helping With Phonics: A Free Resource from the SoundCheck Project

Free

eLearning

This eLearning module has been designed for teachers, TA's, LSA's and other education professionals who wish to support primary age learners to develop better phonics skills. These resources may be of particular use to those working with children who are approaching the Phonics Screening Check. The materials for this course have been developed as part of the SoundCheck Project as run by the BDA in partnership with Dyslexia Action and Springboard for Children.

Part of an Accredited Course

Practical Strategies for Study Skills

2/3 hours

£60

eLearning

Individuals are often asked to do independent study, but are rarely taught the skills to do so effectively. Dyslexic individuals, particularly, have often spent so much time struggling with literacy difficulties that they have not had the opportunity to develop good study skills. This module examines a range of approaches to study in order to support dyslexic individuals with developing and implementing effective study skills.