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

CPD Pathway Route

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Who is the Level 5 Diploma Fast Track Route for?

Applicants may wish to choose the CPD Pathway Route route if they:

  • 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 a 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 resource to undertake demanding Level 7 study

If you hold a degree you may be interested in our Level 5 Diploma in Strategic Teaching Support for Dyslexia and Literacy (DADIP61). Fast Track route please note it is not necessary to to complete the Level 5 Diploma route before moving to Level 7 Teaching Certificate if you meet the entry requirements for the Level 7 Teaching Certificate in the first instance and can commit to 20 hours study per week.

You can only refer to yourself as a specialist teacher if you already hold a teaching qualification.

The Level 5 Diploma CPD Pathway route

Applicants can choose from one of three pathways depending on their working setting as follows, please click on Certificate links to visit the page and download a brochure.  

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

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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 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)

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.

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)

Accreditation

The Level 5 Diploma (DADIP61) confers eligibility for Associate Membership (ADG) of The Dyslexia Guild recognised as the first grade of professional membership for a specialist teacher/practitioner.

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.

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