DADIP61– This Level 5 Diploma has been designed as a training programme for teachers, teaching assistants or support tutors who would like to gain further experience in supporting individuals with dyslexia/SpLD.
The course gives participants to access and training to a specialist literacy programme that can be used to provide literacy intervention to individuals of any age.
Participants are not able to enrol directly for the Diploma instead they enrol for the separate courses that combine to make the Diploma. Applicants can choose from one of three possible pathways depending on their working setting as follows:
Literacy CPD Pathway
DACRT51 Level 4 CPD Certificate in Supporting Literacy in Learners with Dyslexia
This Certificate is made up of two awards: DAAWD51 and DAAWD52 click here for further information and to book
Supporting Adults CPD Pathway
DACRT56 Level 5 CPD Certificate in Supporting Adults with Dyslexia and Co-occurring Difficulties
This Certificate is made up of two awards: DAAWD59 and DAAWD60 click here for further information and to book
DACRT57 Level 5 CPD Certificate in Supporting International Learners with Dyslexia
This Certificate is made up of two awards: DAAWD51 and DAAWD57 click here for further information and to book
On completion of one of the above Pathways, participants can progress to the Level 5 Certificate in Strategic Teaching Support a specialist teacher training course. This level 5 Certificate course is the second part of the Diploma qualification and provides an introduction to a structured specialist teaching programme that can be used in school or college settings or with individuals of any reading age in private practice. Click here to find more information
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.
This course can be studied by candidates who have completed and received results for any of the
following Dyslexia Action Pathway Certificates:
Qualified specialist teachers with a Level 5 or Level 7 specialist SpLD (ADG/ATS/APS) teaching qualification who wish to gain an introduction and practical experience of the Dyslexia Action Literacy Programme are also eligible to apply for the Certificate course (DACRT60). Please refer to the Download section for more information about this course and Entry Requirements.
to book the relevant pathway units.
The Level 5 Diploma (DADIP61) confers eligibility for Associate Membership of the Dyslexia Guild (ADG) recognized as the first grade of professional membership for a specialist teacher.
The Level 5 Diploma is also accredited by the British Dyslexia Association for Approved Teacher Status or Approved Practitioner Status (ATS/APS) and approved by The CPD Standards Office.