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Unit in Developing Literacy Skills with Assistive Technology – (DACPD96)

Enhance your skills and knowledge with our Developing Literacy Skills with Assistive Technology short online course

Our short CPD course will allow you to develop practical solutions to help learners use Assistive Technology and build your knowledge of reasonable adjustments for those with disabilities. You will discover approaches utilising assistive technology that can enable individuals with dyslexia and diverse needs to overcome barriers that add pressure to literacy, planning and organisational tasks. You’ll learn how assistive technology enables individuals to complete literacy tasks successfully and focus on cultivating learner autonomy.

Why study Developing Literacy Skills with Assistive Technology?

By completing this unit, you will be able to:

1. Identify the importance of assistive technology in the context of the legislative environment

2. Identify how assistive technology can support individuals across different learning and workplace settings

3. Analyse the importance of assistive technology in the context of memory and organisational skills

4. Review the assistive technology context for the individual and determine appropriate technology for their use

100% online training
Access anywhere
No live delivery
Developed by education professionals
Tutor support through online forums

and

CPD Standards Office Accredited
Level 5, mapped against Ofqual level descriptors
30 hours of self-paced study, over 8 weeks
Set start and assignment submission dates
Delivered through our Campus Online platform

Who is the Developing Literacy Skills with Assistive Technology course suitable for?

This unit is suitable for those working in a primary/secondary dyslexia/literacy environment or those working with adults who have at least one year’s recent and relevant experience and who are qualified to Level 3 (A Level or equivalent qualifications). It is suitable for delegates  in the UK or overseas

Please note: we reserve the right to request information in support of your application. Support assistants should identify a senior member of teaching staff within the organisation to act as your mentor during this course.

How is the course delivered?

Our courses are delivered through Campus Online, our unique online learning platform.

Campus Online allows you to study at your own pace, without the need to travel, or commit to particular dates or times. You’ll log in to access your study materials, contact your tutor for support, and connect and network with other delegates.

What is the cost?

£295 + VAT

  • Payments by debit/credit card should be made online at the time of registration
  • If you or your organisation require an invoice upfront there is an additional admin charge of £25 + VAT. A purchase order number (if applicable) and finance contact name, address, email and phone number will be required at the time of registration

There are no additional costs for International delegates.

When can I start and how can I book?

This CPD course runs six times a year with start dates in September, November, January, March, May and July. Please click on the date below to make a booking.

  • 10 July 2024
    Book by 26 June (if an invoice is required upfront select ‘pay later’ option on form, or book by 3 July if paying by credit/debit card at time of registration)
    Submission deadline date for this unit is 4 September 2024
  • 11 September 2024
    Book by 28 August (if an invoice is required upfront select ‘pay later’ option on form, or book by 4 September if paying by credit/debit card at time of registration)
    Submission deadline date for this unit is 6 November 2024
  • 13 November 2024
    Book by 30 October (if an invoice is required upfront select ‘pay later’ option on form, or book by 6 November if paying by credit/debit card at time of registration)
    Submission deadline date for this unit is 8 January 2025
  • 15 January 2025
    Book by 1 January (if an invoice is required upfront select ‘pay later’ option on form, or book by 8 January if paying by credit/debit card at time of registration)
    Submission deadline date for this unit is 12 March 2025
  • 19 March 2025
    Book by 5 March (if an invoice is required upfront select ‘pay later’ option on form, or book by 12 March if paying by credit/debit card at time of registration)
    Submission deadline date for this unit is 14 May 2025
  • 21 May 2025
    Book by 7 May (if an invoice is required upfront select ‘pay later’ option on form, or book by 14 May if paying by credit/debit card at time of registration)
    Submission deadline date for this unit is 16 July 2025

What do our delegates say about our Developing Literacy Skills with Assistive Technology course?

“Thanks for the positive feedback on my assignment. Your assistance on this course has been brilliant, really helpful input throughout. Thanks so much”

“I have completed this unit, it is an excellent course that combines study skills strategies with assistive technology.  If you don’t know much about the technology, you will learn a lot from it.”

“I have enjoyed the portfolio style assignment and all the learning that came with it very much. I am feeling much more confident about AT now. Thank you for all your support.”

“It has been a really fantastic course, and I’ve learnt a great deal and I’m already sharing new ideas with my students. It is such an interesting area. Every week things seem to change in the world of technology.”

Study this course as part of an Award

This unit contributes to the following Award:

  • The Level 5 CPD Award in Supporting Adults with Dyslexia and Co-occurring Difficulties- book the Award here

By booking three set units as an Award, you will save £30

Dyslexia CPD delivered through our practice-led approach

This unit is comprised of three study cycles, each of which includes a Study, Practice, Reflect, and Collaborate section. There are also associated practical tasks, with reference to current research and case studies.

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