Who are these Courses Suitable for?

Our Continuing Professional Development pathways have been designed to strengthen the expertise and confidence of UK and International teachers, teaching assistants, instructors, tutors, learning support staff or lecturers.  

Dyslexia Action offers a varied and flexible online training programme to suit all levels of educational staff both in the UK and overseas.  
You can opt to study either units, awards and which can then be combined into certificates and eventually can lead to studying the Level 5 Strategic Teaching Diploma, a specialist teacher training course that provides an introduction to a structured specialist teaching programme that can be used in school or college settings.

Applicants should:

  • Be qualified to at least level 3 (‘A’ level) on the UK qualifications framework or have other equivalent qualifications and relevant experience. Teaching assistants must be mentored by a qualified teaching professional whilst on the course
  • Qualified classroom teachers or teaching or learning assistants and be currently (or recently within the last 2 years) employed to work with learners in the UK or internationally

Full entry requirements and all related information can be found in the CPD syllabus (1 of 2) in the downloads section below.

If you are working with Adults please click here

How the courses work

To gain the Certificate in Supporting Literacy in Learners with Dyslexia (DACRT51) 
Study either individual units (6 set units to complete) at £295 each or part of an a
ward (3 units in each award x 2 awards) with a booking discount offerred at £855:

  • Perspectives on Dyslexia (DAAWD51) click on the relevant box below
  • Developing Literacy Skills in Learners with Dyslexia (DAAWD52) click on the relevant box below

This certificate comprises the pathway to studying the Level 5 Strategic Teaching Diploma (DADIP55) click here for further information


To gain the Certificate in Supporting International Learners with Dyslexia (DACRT57) 
Study either individual units (6 set units to complete) at £295 each or part of an a
ward (3 units in each award x 2 awards) with a booking discount offerred at £855:

  • Perspectives on Dyslexia (DAAWD51) click on the relevant box below
  • Supporting International Learners with Dyslexia (DAAWD57) click on the relevant box below

This certificate comprises the pathway to studying the Level 5 Strategic Teaching Diploma (DADIP55) click here for further information


Certificate in Supporting Learners with Dyslexia or Literacy Difficulties (DACRT55) 
Study either individual units (6 set units to complete) at £295 each or part of an award (3 units in each award x 2 awards)
 with a booking discount offerred at £855:

  • Perspectives on Dyslexia (DAAWD51) click on the relevant box below
  • Curriculum Wide Support for Learners with Dyslexia (DAAWD53) click on the relevant box below

Please note this Certificate is not part of the pathway the to Level 5 Diploma in Strategic Teaching (DADIP55):


How are the courses delivered and what are the benefits of studying online?

  • The courses are only delivered online which offers you the flexibility to organise your time to fit around your professional and personal commitments.  It also saves you the time and expense of travel and classroom attendance
  • Total study time per Unit is 3-4 hrs a week (20-30 hours total study over a 6 week period per Unit)
  • Tutor support is offered throughout the duration of the induction and course
  • These qualifications equate to Level 4 or 5  on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) and the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) See: http://ofqual.gov.uk/help-and-advice/comparing-qualifications

Downloads

Please read the documents below which provide full details including entry requirements, courses on offer and other important information you may need before applying

When can I start and how do I apply?

  • Courses run in March, May, July, September, November and January 

Please click on the Awards below to book an Award and once on the Award page you can click at the top if you wish to book individual units.

Accreditation

Our CPD programme and its Units are accredited by The CPD Standards Office

Accredited by The CPD Standards Office

 

 

Testimonials

“Excellent well structured and supported courses! Thank you!”

"The support offered here is excellent, the tutors are always available to help and I would highly recommend you study with Dyslexia Action"

“This is an excellent short CPD course for me and I have enjoyed every single minute of it. I am very pleased that the course run during the summer period, as this is the only time I can do any course to improve my skills. The tutors are very supportive.”

“The course provided a practical solution to CPD when other courses were impossible due to cost, time and location”

Contact us

For more information please email us or call 01784 222304

Teacher and child learner with dyslexia

Perspectives on Dyslexia - DAAWD51

Level 4 Award consisting of three units

Two children reading

Curriculum Wide Support for Learners with Dyslexia - DAAWD53

Level 5 Award consisting of three units