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Courses and qualifications

CPD Short Courses: Dyslexia, Literacy and Numeracy (Level 4 and 5 Individual Units)

CPD Standards Office Accredited – for primary, secondary, post 16 and adult sectors for both UK and overseas.

Level 4 Dyslexia and Co-occurring Difficulties (DACPD51) CPD/International Pathway

Level 4 Supporting Individuals with Memory Weaknesses (DACPD52) CPD/International/Adults Pathway

Level 4 Structured, Cumulative Multisensory Tuition for Learners with Dyslexia (DACPD53) CPD/International Pathway

Level 4 Developing Reading Skills in Learners with Dyslexia (DACPD84) CPD/International Pathway

Level 4 Developing Writing Skills in Learners with Dyslexia (DACPD85) CPD/International Pathway

Level 4 Developing Spelling Skills in Learners with Dyslexia (DACPD86) CPD Pathway

Level 4 Supporting Adults with Dyslexia and Co-occurring Difficulties (DACPD91) Adults Pathway

Level 5 Supporting Study Skills in Adults with Dyslexia (DACPD92) Adults Pathway

Level 5 Developing Writing Skills in Adults with Dyslexia (DACPD93) Adults Pathway

Level 5 Dyslexia in Multilingual Settings (DACPD94) Adults/International Pathway

Level 5 Developing Literacy Skills with Assistive Technology (DACPD96) Adult Pathway

Level 4 Developing Numeracy Skills in Learners with Dyslexia and Dyscalculia (DACPD99) Not in a Pathway but can be swapped out with one other unit (conditions apply)


CPD Short Courses: Beyond Dyslexia and Literacy

CPD Standards Office Accreditation currently under application – for primary, secondary, post 16 and adult sectors for both UK and overseas.

Level 5 The Emotionally Connected Classroom (RT00001)

Special offer10% discount for those applying for The Emotionally Connected Classroom Level 5 online course for our November, January and March cohort! Apply here and use code 10OFFSEMH.

Award Courses (Level 4 and 5 Three-Unit courses)

CPD Standards Office Accredited – for primary, secondary, post 16 and adult sectors for both UK and overseas.

Level 4 Perspectives on Dyslexia (DAAWD51)

Level 4 Developing Literacy Skills in Learners with Dyslexia (DAAWD52)

Level 5 Supporting Adults with Dyslexia and Co-occurring Difficulties (DAAWD59)

Level 5 Learning Support for Adults with Dyslexia (DAAWD60)

Level 5 Supporting International Learners with Dyslexia (DAAWD67)

Level 5 Focal Points for Literacy (DAAWD80) – only open to graduates with educational experience


Certificate Courses and Pathways (Level 4 and 5)

CPD Standards Office Accredited – for primary, secondary, post 16 and adult sectors for both UK and overseas.

Certificate in Supporting Literacy in Learners with Dyslexia (DACRT51)

Certificate in Supporting Adults with Dyslexia and Co-occurring Difficulties (DACRT56)

Certificate in Supporting International Learners with Dyslexia (DACRT67)


Specialist SpLD Teacher Training Level 5

Dyslexia Guild and BDA Accredited training to become a specialist teacher/practitioner.

Level 5 Certificate in Strategic Teaching Support for Dyslexia and Literacy (DACRT60)

Level 5 Diploma in Strategic Teaching Support for Dyslexia and Literacy (DADIP61)


Specialist SpLD Teacher Assessor Training Level 7

Dyslexia Guild, BDA and SASC Accredited training to become a specialist teacher assessor.

Please note:

Our Level 7 Professional Postgraduate Programme is currently being updated and restructured for a January 2022 start.  Further details will be available in September 2021.  Please register your interest at trainingcourses@dyslexiaaction.org.uk (stating area of interest – SpLD Teaching, Assessment or MEd) and we will contact you as soon as the information is available.

Current participants with enquiries should contact pgmail@dyslexiaaction.org.uk  


Specialist courses for qualified SpLD professionals

Applying for and renewing an Assessment Practising Certificate – Online Course(DAAPCONL) Includes the new SASC reporting formats. SASC Accredited

Dyslexia Action Literacy Programme DALP Award for Practitioners (DAAWD85)

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