DACPD93– This accredited Level 5 unit will show you how to extend the writing skills of learners in post-16 and other adult settings. Understand the sub-skills involved within the writing process, as well as the particular barriers that can be faced for post-16 learners. Develop an understanding of the strategies and approaches that can improve writing proficiency, particularly for learners with dyslexia or dyslexic
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.
Participants should normally be employed as a:
Please note: We reserve the right to request information in support of all applications from a headteacher or other suitably qualified line manager or referee.
Study the Developing Writing Skills in Adults with Dyslexia Unit as an individual CPD course to enhance your skills in a particular area.
Single CPD Unit Cost – £295 + VAT
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.
Awards contain three-set CPD Units. By booking an Award you will save a total of £30 as opposed to booking the units individually.
For more information on the Award that this unit is included in please visit the following page:
Award Cost – £855 + VAT
Please note: When an Award is booked, participants will study the first unit on the Award start date, the second and third unit will follow in date succession. All three individual units must be completed within a one-year period.
Our courses run six times a year in September, November, January, March, May and July. Please click on the date below to make a booking for the Award containing three units (click here to book the units individually).
The Developing Writing Skills in Adults with Dyslexia Unit is included in the following certificates.
Please note: you cannot book the certificate outright but instead book either six set individual Units or two set Awards
If you would like to train to become a full specialist SpLD teacher/practitioner, you may be in a position to enrol in the following teacher/practitioner certificate course:
The Level 5 Diploma (DIST) confers eligibility for Associate Membership of The Dyslexia Guild (ADG) recognised as the first grade of professional membership for a specialist teacher/practitioner and approved by The CPD Standards Office. The Level 5 Diploma is also accredited by the British Dyslexia Association for Approved Teacher Status or Approved Practitioner Status (ATS/APS) and PATOSS for Associate membership.
Do you hold a degree?
As an alternative to the pathway routes, we offer a Level 5 Graduate Route: this route is only available for graduates with at least two years of recent and relevant teaching or learning support experience in a dyslexia/literacy support setting and takes one calendar year to complete. More details can be found here.