The Diploma gives participants to access and training to a specialist literacy programme that can be used to provide literacy intervention to individuals of any age.
There are two parts to gaining the Level 5 Diploma details of which can be found through the drop down menu’s below.
Participants are not able to enrol directly for the Diploma instead they enrol for the separate courses that combine to make the Diploma. Applicants can choose from one of three possible pathways depending on their working setting as follows:
Literacy CPD Pathway DACRT51 (Primary/Secondary) for those working in primary/secondary education
Level 4 CPD Certificate in Supporting Literacy in Learners with Dyslexia
This Certificate is made up of two awards: DAAWD51 and DAAWD52 click here for further information and to book
Supporting Adults CPD Pathway DACRT56 for those working in FE/HE and supporting adults
Level 5 CPD Certificate in Supporting Adults with Dyslexia and Co-occurring Difficulties
This Certificate is made up of two awards: DAAWD59 and DAAWD60 click here for further information and to book
International Pathway DACRT67 for those working overseas
Level 4 CPD Certificate in Supporting International Learners with Dyslexia
This Certificate is made up of two awards: DAAWD51 and DAAWD67 click here for further information and to book
On completion of one of the above Pathways, participants can progress to the Level 5 Certificate in Strategic Teaching Support a specialist teacher training course. This level 5 Certificate course is the second part of the Diploma qualification and provides an introduction to a structured specialist teaching programme that can be used in school or college settings or with individuals of any reading age in private practice.
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Qualified specialist teachers with a Level 5 or Level 7 specialist SpLD (ADG/ATS/APS) teaching qualification who wish to gain an introduction and practical experience of the Dyslexia Action Literacy Programme are also eligible to apply for the Certificate course only (DACRT60).
The Level 5 Diploma (DADIP61) confers eligibility for Associate Membership (ADG) of The Dyslexia Guild recognised as the first grade of professional membership for a specialist teacher.
The Level 5 Diploma is also accredited by the British Dyslexia Association for Approved Teacher Status or Approved Practitioner Status (ATS/APS) and approved by The CPD Standards Office.
Once the Level 5 Diploma In Strategic Teaching has been gained you may be interested in moving on to our Level 7 Professional Certificate in Assessment Practice for Dyslexia and Literacy If you wish to study to become a specialist teacher/practitioner at Level 7 (Master’s level) please follow this link.