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Level 2 Certificate in Special Educational Needs and Disability (RQF) – Online

This course will equip learners with a detailed understanding of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND), including equality and diversity in the context of SEND and legislation and guidance that helps promote this. Learners will also look at how a person-centred approach can benefit individuals living with SEND, how SEND conditions can affect learning and how to support those living with SEND and their families.

The purpose of this qualification is to develop knowledge of special educational needs and disabilities, how individuals with SEND are impacted on a day-to-day basis, and how to support them to live independent and fulfilling lives. This qualification is designed for learners who are currently in a role related to SEND or for those who are considering entering into the sector.

Key Information

  • Course Level

    Level 2

  • Delivery

    Distance / Online

  • Duration

    16 Weeks


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In order for you to gain your full certificate, you need to achieve all 5 mandatory units

  • Introduction to special educational needs and disability
  • Living with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities
  • Principles of promoting person centred approach for individuals with SEND
  • Understand Equality and Diversity in context of SEND
  • Understanding SEND and learning

Portfolio of Evidence

This qualification is internally assessed and internally quality assured by Centre staff and externally quality assured by NCFE External Quality Assurance Consultants (EQACs).

There are no specific entry requirements however learners should have a minimum of level two in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

The recommended minimum age for this qualification is 16 years and above.

Successful learners can progress to other qualifications such as:

  • Level 3 Award for Special Educational Needs Coordinators in Early Years Settings
  • Level 3 Award in the Principles of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (RQF)
  • Level 3 Award in the Role of the Special Educational Needs Coordinator in Private, Voluntary and Independent Early Years Settings
  • Level 4 Certificate in Supporting the Learning of Learners with Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND)
  • Level 4 Award in Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Leadership and Management in the Early Years

Financial Support

Depending on your situation, you may be able to access a range of financial support available.

Course Fees

UK

Fully Funded.

 

Apply or enquire about this course

Please use the following links to make an application or enquiry about this course.

PLEASE NOTE

We are experiencing some technical issues with the apply system.  If you are having difficulties with this as an alternative you can download an Application Form (PDF) – this can be edited directly on your device, then saved and emailed to our central admissions Team centraladmissions@don.ac.uk

 

Apply online Make an enquiry Call 0800 358 7575

Information for EU Students

From January 2021, how you apply for a course will change. For more information, read the UK Government's guide for the UK points-based immigration system for EU students (pdf).

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