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What Will I Learn?

Get an in-depth understanding of learning disability
Gain an insight to the causes of learning disabilities and its effects on the person and his/her family
Learn how to support people with learning disabilities by enabling communication
Learn how to support people with learning disabilities through the environment and behaviours
Learn how to support people with learning disabilities by promoting physical care
Gain an understanding of mental health care and empowering people with learning disabilities


Learning disability refers to the inability of a person to learn like a normal person. Learning disability can be in the forms of difficulty to read, write, spell, organise or reason. Learning disability is a neurological condition that results from a difference in the way a person’s brain is wired. Learning disability does not imply the lack of intelligence in the person. People with learning disabilities have proven to be brilliant and have excelled greatly in life. Though they might have difficulties in learning, they can go onto learn in ways that well suit them, and thus can be termed as learning difference as well.

Learning disability is a huge concept that includes many types of learning disabilities and disorders such as Dyslexia, non-verbal learning disability, Dysgraphia and Dyscalculia. A learning disability is a lifelong issue and cannot be fully cured or permanently gotten rid of. However, with the right support and assistance, people with learning disabilities can sort out a way that well suits them to overcome the issue. Therefore, it is very crucial to identify a learning disability early on in order to provide the support and assistant that can lead to long-term improvements. Parents have to keep an eye out for any symptoms of learning disability in their children in order to treat them accordingly. Teachers are also equally responsible to identify learning disabilities in students and to report it to the relevant parties for treatment. This diploma in learning disability awareness – level 3 will tremendously benefit parents, teachers, students, job seekers and professionals related to learning disabilities. This diploma will also be worthwhile to anyone willing to be aware on learning disabilities. This diploma will teach you on learning disabilities, causes of learning disabilities and how it affects people. You will also enlightened on how to support and empower people with learning disabilities in order to help ease their journey.

Why study at Global Edulink?

Global Edulink offers the most convenient path to gain recognised skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in an IT or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at Global Edulink and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience more enriching and rewarding.

Access durationThe course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.
Who is this course aimed at?
  • Parents
  • Teachers
  • Job seekers
  • Professionals dealing with people having difficulties in learning
  • Anyone interested in learning about learning disability
Entry requirements
  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT
  • A recognised qualification at level 2 or above in any discipline.
Method of assessmentIn order to complete the Diploma in learning disability awareness – level 3 successfully and gain your professional qualification, all students are required to complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and evaluate your work and provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments.

Please Note: Additionally, £159 (Inc. VAT) is charged for assessment and certificate and you need to pay that when you are submitting your assessments only (It is not required to pay initially when you are registering). This payment can be paid into 02 installments when you are submitting your assessments.

CertificationThose who successfully completed the course will be awarded Level 3 Diploma in learning disability awareness by ABC Awards. It will make you valuable to employers, and your motivation at gaining new skills will be recognised.

Course Code: QLS-04844

Awarding body (Accreditation)ABC Awards is an Ofqual regulated, leading national awarding body which develops diverse, high-quality vocational qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14. Founded in 1998, ABC Awards is a leading national awarding organisation with a long-established reputation for high quality support and services to the educational sector. ABC Awards are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life. If you gain an ABC Awards accredited qualification with Global Edulink, you will demonstrate a high level of skill, and will come away with many more opportunities open to you.
Progression and career pathThis level 3 diploma in learning disability awareness will help improve your candidature for various job positions related to learning disabilities condition. You can use this diploma to build on your existing expertise and to put you in line to demand for job promotions and salary increments from your organisation. If you wish to learn more on learning disabilities, you can use this diploma as the foundation to pursue your higher studies as well. Few of the job positions you can get ahold of with this diploma are given below,

  • Teacher asistant
  • Counsellor
  • Therapist
  • Social care worker
  • Learning disabilities specialist

Other jobs you can get

  • Learning disabilities program coordinator
  • Learning disabilities teacher
  • Educational consultants


Common Career Paths For Teacher Assistant
Other benefits
  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Gain access to quality video tutorials
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Eligible for a NUS discount card
  • Free Career Support Service
  • 25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
  • Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
  • Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only)

Course Curriculum

1: learning disability overview
Learning Disability Overview 00:00:00
2: the causes of learning disability and the effects on the person and his, her family
The Causes of Learning Disability and the Effects on the Person and his, her Family 00:00:00
3: supporting people with learning disabilities by enabling communication
Supporting People with Learning Disabilities by Enabling Communication 00:00:00
☑ assignment
Assignment Brief 00:00:00
☑ submit your assignment
4: supporting people with learning disabilities- environment and behaviour
Supporting People with Learning Disabilities- Environment and Behaviour 00:00:00
5: supporting people with learning disabilities- physical care
Supporting People with Learning Disabilities – Physical Care 00:00:00
6: mental health care and empowering people with learning disabilities
Mental Health Care and Empowering People with Learning Disabilities 00:00:00
☑ assignment
Assignment Brief 00:00:00
☑ submit your assignment
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  • 100Guided Learning Hours
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  • Course Code QLS-04844
  • Certification £159 (Inc. VAT)

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