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The Level 5 Diploma in Strategic Teaching Support for Dyslexia and Literacy Fast Track Route

Fast Track Route

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Who is the Level 5 Diploma Fast Track Route for?

Applicants may wish to choose the Level 5 Diploma Fast Track Route route if they:

  • Are a graduate holding a degree qualification
  • 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) staff, teaching assistants, learning support staff, tutors, lecturers, language therapists and practitioners 
  • 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 do not hold a degree you may be interested in our Level 5 Diploma in Strategic Teaching Support for Dyslexia and Literacy (DADIP61) CPD Pathway route click here for further details.

Course Content?

The Level 5 Diploma Fast Track route comprises two parts:

Part One Fast Track Route:
Focal Points for Literacy Award (DAAWD80)
One term, up to 10 hours a week study, runs in April, September, and January.  Further details can be found in the brochure above.

Part Two Fast Track:
Level 5 Certificate in Strategic Teaching Support for Dyslexia and Literacy (DACRT60)
Payable in three instalments, 8-10 months, 10 hours a week study, run in April, September, and January.

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.

For booking links see ‘Make a booking’ below.

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?

  • Focal Points for Literacy Award (DAAWD80) £955+VAT
    plus
  • Level 5 Certificate DACRT60 in Strategic Teaching Support for Dyslexia and Literacy
    £1,870+VAT (payable in three instalments).TOTAL COST £2,825+VAT

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 the Focal Points for Literacy Award (DAAWD80) first and once completed the Level 5 Certificate in Strategic Teaching Support for Dyslexia and Literacy (DACRT60) that combine to make the Diploma.

  1. Click here and go to ‘Make a booking’ to apply for the Focal Points in Literacy Award 
  2. ONCE you have completed DAAWD80 Focal Points for Literacy click here to book The Level 5 Certificate in Strategic Teaching Support for Dyslexia and Literacy (DACRT60).

Please note:

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 (you do not have to complete the Level 5 Teaching Diploma before moving to Level 7 Teaching Certificate, and can commit 20 hours study per week over 12 months

Accreditation

The Level 5 Diploma (DADIP61) Fast Track Route 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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