The Level 5 Certificate offers unique online training for classroom teachers, teaching assistants, support tutors and practitioners. It is the second part of the Level 5 Diploma qualification and provides an introduction to a structured specialist teaching program that can be used in school or college settings or with individuals of any reading age in private practice.
This course can only be studied by candidates who have completed any of the following CPD Pathway Certificates:
Qualified specialist SpLD teachers with a Level 5 specialist SpLD or Postgraduate Level 7 specialist SpLD (ADG/ATS/APS) teaching qualification who wish to gain an introduction and practical experience of the Dyslexia Action Literacy Programme (DALP) may be eligible to apply for Level 5 Certificate in Strategic Teaching Support for Dyslexia and Literacy DACRT60.
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DACPD81: Principles of Literacy Intervention for Learners with Dyslexia and other Literacy-related Difficulties
DACPD82: Structured, Sequential Literacy Support and the Placement Process
DACPD83: Developing a Literacy Intervention for Learners with Dyslexia or Literacy-related difficulties
The core curriculum is delivered by means of a range of e-learning resources. These include presentations, articles, exercises, videos and follow-up activities and tasks for participants to carry out at intervals. This course includes a Teaching Intervention Programme which the participant will undertake with one learner within their school/work environment (in the third Unit DACPD83).
The Level 5 Certificate in Strategic Teaching Support is a demanding and intensive course which generally takes around 8-10 months to complete, part time. The Certificate requires an average of 10 hours of study per week. This includes the time needed for planning and delivering the Teaching Intervention Programme. The first Unit of each course is offered in September, January and April each year. Units must be followed sequentially, following the course schedule.
We offer flexible payment plans for this course:
Our Level 4 and 5 CPD programme is approved by The CPD Standards Office and you receive a certificate from Dyslexia Action upon completion.