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Unit in Developing Writing Skills in Learners with Dyslexia (DACPD85)

Why take this short course?

DACPD85 – This Level 4 Unit is designed to increase understanding of the processes involved in developing writing skills and to provide strategies for use in the classroom.  Although the focus is on how to nurture the development of writing skills in learners with dyslexia, the approach will benefit a wide range of learners struggling to acquire effective writing skills.

Learning Outcomes

On completion, participants will be able to:

  • Identify how learners typically acquire and develop writing skills
  • Identify the impact of dyslexia on the acquisition and development of writing skills
  • Evaluate a learner’s writing skills
  • Demonstrate understanding of writing strategies that can assist learners with dyslexia

How is the course delivered?

  • The course is delivered online which offers you the flexibility to organise your time to fit around your professional and personal commitments.  It also saves you the time and expense of travel and classroom attendance
  • Total study time is 3-5 hrs a week (20-30 hours total study over a 7 week period)
  • Tutor support is offered throughout the duration of the course
  • This qualification equates to Level 4 or 5  on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) and the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF)

Entry Requirements

  • Be qualified to at least level 3 (‘A’ level) on the UK qualifications framework or have other equivalent qualifications and relevant experience. Teaching assistants must be mentored by a qualified teaching professional whilst on the course
  • Qualified classroom teachers or teaching or learning assistants and be currently (or recently within the last 2 years) employed to work with learners in the UK or internationally
  • Qualified learning or adult support tutor and be currently (or recently within the last 2 years) employed to work with learners in a further or higher education educational setting or those working in a support function
  • Have a minimum English language ability level such as: IELTS 6 or TOEFL 60-78 points if English is the second language.

How much does it cost?

  • Pay online by debit/credit card at the time of registration £295+VAT.
  • Pay later £320+VAT (this price includes an additional fee of £25+VAT for those choosing not to pay online at time of registration.  All monies must be received before the start of the course, the pay later option is only available up to 2 weeks before the start of the course)

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  • 10 July 2019
    Book by 26 June (if pay later/invoice required upfront ) or book by 3 July if paying by credit/debit card.
  • 18 September 2019
    Book by 4 September (if pay later/invoice required upfront) or book by 11 September if paying by credit/debit card.
  • 20 November 2019
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  • 22 January 2020
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  • 25 March 2020
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  • 27 May 2020
    Book by 13 May (if pay later/invoice required upfront) or book by 24 May if paying by credit/debit card.
  • 15 July 2020
    Book by 1 July (if pay later/invoice required upfront) or book by 12 July if paying by credit/debit card.

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Accreditation

Our Level 4 and 5 CPD programme is approved by The CPD Standards Office.

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