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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

Learner Motivation and Self-esteem

2/3 hours

£60

eLearning

Developing and sustaining self-esteem and motivation can be a real challenge for individuals with additional needs and is an area that is important to address. Whilst this module is aimed at supporting dyslexic individuals, the strategies suggested here would be equally appropriate for those who are not dyslexic.

Part of an Accredited Course

Practical Solutions for Higher Level Literacy Skills

4/5 hours

£120

eLearning

This eLearning module looks at how to support learners with higher levels of reading, writing and spelling. It explores techniques and strategies that enable dyslexic individuals to get what they need from text- based information and then demonstrate what they know in a written format.

Part of an Accredited Course

Practical Solutions for Hidden Difficulties

4/5 hours

£120

eLearning

This eLearning module explores a range of some of the more frequently identified Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLDs). It also considers the likelihood of co-occurrence and how each individual is therefore likely to have a unique profile of strengths and difficulties, requiring a range of support strategies.

NMH Support Workers: Disability Awareness and Policy Training

£40 per person

eLearning

The Quality Assurance Framework (DSA QAG) requires that NMH support workers must have appropriate training on the policies associated with this area of work before delivering DSA-funded NMH services.

Part of an Accredited Course

Making Reasonable Adjustments for Dyslexia

4/5 hours

£120 per person

eLearning

This eLearning module aims to provide an understanding of the process and remit of a workplace needs assessment, the legal parameters of reasonable adjustments, where they fit within the context of employment and the scope and format of the workplace needs assessment process and report.

Part of an Accredited Course

Dyslexia Screening and Identification (Post-16 and Adults)

4/5 hours

£120

eLearning

The purpose of this eLearning module is to provide candidates with a better understanding of the identification of dyslexia within an adult setting. This module looks primarily at screening for dyslexia, which is a process that often takes place prior to a full diagnostic assessment.