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The Level 5 Diploma in Strategic Teaching Support for Dyslexia and Literacy CPD Pathway Route

 

Course Overview

Qualification: Level 5 Diploma (DADIP61) CPD Pathway Route

Part One: Complete a CPD Pathway Certificate

  • Literacy CPD Pathway (DACRT51)
  • Supporting Adults CPD Pathway (DACRT56)
  • International Pathway (DACRT67)

Start Dates – Pathway Certificate (either DACRT51, DACRT56 or DACRT67):

January, March, May, July, September and November.

Part Two: Complete The Teaching Certificate (DACRT60)

Start Dates – Teaching Certificate (DACRT60): January, April and September 

Duration: 18-24 months

Course type: Level 5

Method: Online distance learning

Outcome: Specialist SpLD teacher/practitioner

Entry requirements:

  • Those who are currently employed (or very recently) in a school or college setting to work with learners with literacy difficulties/dyslexia/SpLD
  • Primary/Secondary or Supporting Adults or International graduates and non-graduates
  • Those who can commit to 3-5 hours of study per week in the first year and 10 hours study in the second year.

Progression: You may wish to progress to the Level 7 Professional Certificate in Assessment Practice in Dyslexia and Literacy to become a Full Assessor.

Fees

Part one – Pathway Certificate (either DACRT51, DACRT56 or DACRT67)

Price & Booking options:

  • Book two Awards

Each Award cost £855 + VAT (you will need to complete a set of two Awards)

  • Book 6 individual CPD Units

The cost of one CPD unit is £295 + VAT (you will need to complete 6 Units)

Part Two  – Level 5 Certificate in Strategic Teaching Support for Dyslexia and Literacy (DACRT60) 

Price: £1,870 + VAT

Total Fees for the CPD Pathway Route

  • Award Route (if you book 2 Awards) + The Teaching Certificate = £3,580 + VAT
  • Unit Route (if you book 6 individual CPD Units) + The Teaching Certificate = £3,640 + VAT

Discover the programme in more depth

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Who is the Level 5 Diploma CPD Pathway Route for?

Applicants may wish to choose one of the three CPD Pathway Routes if they:

  • Are currently employed (or very recently) in a school or college setting to work with learners with literacy difficulties/dyslexia/SpLD
  • Are teachers, SEN(D)/SENCo staff, teaching assistants, learning support staff, tutors, lecturers, language therapists, and practitioners qualified to at least Level 3 on the UK qualifications framework who are currently (or recently within the last 2 years) employed to work with learners in dyslexia/literacy setting
  • Wish to qualify as a Specialist SpLD Teacher/Practitioner and have access to the unique resources provided by the Dyslexia Action Literacy Programme (DALP)
  • Have a few hours a week to commit to studying but not more than 10 hours per week
  • Do not have the available time or resources to undertake demanding Level 7 study

Course Content?

The Level 5 Diploma CPD Pathway route

Part One CPD Pathway Route:
Applicants can choose from one of three pathways depending on their working setting as follows, please see the ‘Make a booking’ section below for links to Pathway pages and a brochure: 

Literacy CPD Pathway DACRT51 
or
Supporting Adults CPD Pathway DACRT56 (FE/HE and supporting adults) 
or
International Pathway DACRT67 (those working overseas)

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Part Two The Level 5 Certificate in Strategic Teaching Support for Dyslexia and Literacy (DACRT60):

Supervised teaching is an essential part of the third unit in the Level 5 Certificate in Strategic Teaching Support for Dyslexia and Literacy (DACRT60).  Further details can be found in the brochure above.

Progression

  1. Once you have completed the Level 5 Diploma in Strategic Teaching Support for Dyslexia and Literacy (DADIP61) you will be a specialist SpLD teacher/practitioner.  
  2. Upon completion of the Level 5 SpLD Diploma, you may be considered for direct entry onto our Professional Certificate in Assessment Practice for Dyslexia and Literacy Modules Bridge, B, D & E (60 credits) click here for further details

How much does it cost?

Part one:

Please note you cannot book these certificates outright, you either select to pay for the content of 6 units individually priced at £295+VAT each or book 2 awards (each containing 3 set units) at £855+VAT each.

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Part two:

£1,870+VAT, pay in three instalments.

All monies must be received before the start of the course.  See here for further details about reclaiming VAT.

Make a booking

Please note: Participants are not able to enrol directly for the Level 5 Diploma in Strategic Teaching Support for Dyslexia and Literacy (DADIP61) instead, they enrol for one of the Pathway Certificates and the Level 5 Certificate in Strategic Teaching Support for Dyslexia and Literacy (DACRT60) that combine to make the Diploma.

Part one: Select one of the Certificate Pathways

Literacy CPD Pathway DACRT51 (Primary/Secondary)
or
Supporting Adults CPD Pathway DACRT56 for those working in FE/HE and supporting adults
or
International Pathway DACRT67 for those working overseas

Part two:

Once you have completed one of the Pathway Certificates you can register for the Level 5 Certificate in Strategic Teaching Support for Dyslexia and Literacy (DACRT60)

Please note: To train to become a specialist teacher/practitioner, you can opt to study either one of The Level 5 Diploma routes or The Level 7 Certificate route (if you meet the Level 7 Certificate entry requirements). 

Accreditation

The Level 5 Diploma (DADIP61) 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.

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