What will I learn?

This course is aimed at people who have some experience of working with children but want to have a better understanding of the specific learning difficulties children may have.

Learners will study the following units

  • Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties (SLD)
  • Understand the effects of SLD
  • Understand the diagnosis of SLD
  • Understand supporting individuals with SLD
  • Understand the context of SLD

    Government funding means that we are able to offer this course free of charge to eligible delegates. Learners will need to complete all units within 3 months and in the event of non-completion, a £100 administration fee will be charged.

    Where will it lead me?

    Learners may also be interested in other NCFE/CACHE online courses offered by the college including

    L2 Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities

    L2 Certificate in Understanding Autism

    Entry Requirements

    Learners should have some experience of working with children and a clear DBS certificate.

    Learners must be aged 19+ and have been resident in the EU for 3+ years to qualify for funding

  • Fees:


    Level of Study:



    • - (Flexible)


    Sparsholt College, SO21 2NF