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Unit in Supporting Individuals with Memory Weaknesses – (DACPD52)

Why take this short course?

DACPD52 – This short level 4 unit course explores some of the different aspects of memory and aims to promote an understanding of the barriers that working memory weaknesses can create within learning environments.  It gives practitioners an opportunity to analyse a learning, to reflect upon their own practice and to consider how it can be tailored to strategically support learners with dyslexia.

Learning Outcomes

On completion, participants will be able to:

  • Demonstrate understanding of some of the different aspects of memory
  • Describe the barriers that working memory weaknesses can create within learning environments for learners with dyslexia
  • Demonstrate an understanding of learning differences and know how to organise a more effective and inclusive learning environment

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

CPD Progression and further qualifications

This unit is part of a wider CPD programme which offers the opportunity to choose from a range of study options:

You can study:

  1. The above unit individually
  2. Units 51, 52 & 53 as an Award in Perspectives on Dyslexia (DAAWD51)
    Units 84, 85 & 86 as an Award in Developing Literacy Skills in Learners with Dyslexia – (DAAWD52) 
    Units 52, 93 & 94 as an Award in Learning Support for Adults with Dyslexia – (DAAWD60)
  3. By booking an Award you will save a total of £30 as opposed to booking the Units individually
  4. You can swap the Numeracy unit DACPD99 for either DACPD84, 85, 86, 93 or 94
  5. The first six units make up The Level 4 Certificate in Supporting Literacy in Learners with Dyslexia (DACRT51)please note you cannot book this Certificate outright but should book either six individual Units or two Awards
  6. If you complete The Level 4 Certificate in Supporting Literacy in Learners with Dyslexia (DACRT51)* you can move on to The Level 5 Certificate in Strategic Teaching Support for Dyslexia and Literacy (DACRT60) which will give you The Level 5 Diploma in Strategic Teaching Support for Dyslexia and Literacy (DADIP61)

*please note if you are a graduate with at least two years experience and are currently employed (recently or within the last two year’s employed to work with learners in a dyslexia/literacy setting and are looking for a fast track route to gaining the Level 5 Diploma you can study Focal Points for Literacy fast track Award (DAAWD80)  instead of the above then move onto The Level 5 Certificate in Strategic Teaching Support for Dyslexia and Literacy (DACRT60)

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)

Make a booking

Please click on the date below to make a booking:

  • 22 January 2020
    Book by 8 January (if pay later/invoice required upfront) or book by 15 January if paying by credit/debit card.
  • 18 March 2020
    Book by 4 March (if pay later/invoice required upfront) or book by 11 March if paying by credit/debit card.
  • 13 May 2020
    Book by 29 April (if pay later/invoice required upfront) or book by 6 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.

What our delegates say about this course

“I would like to provide thanks for the high level of tutor support which was provided within the forums”
A.H.

Thank you for providing an excellent course.
N.S.

Accreditation

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

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