We receive many enquiries on training to become a specialist SpLD teacher or practitioner for those working with learners with dyslexia and other co-occurring or specific learning difficulties.

There are two possible route to training as a specialist teacher and then assessor with Dyslexia Action which are as follows (full details and syllabus can be found in boxes below):

EITHER the Level 5 Pathway
www.dyslexiaaction.org.uk/awards-teachers-and-assistants
or 
www.dyslexiaaction.org.uk/courses-fe-and-he-specialists 
then
Level 5 Diploma in Strategic Teaching Support for Dyslexia and Literacy
plus Bridging Module and then:
Postgraduate Certificate in Assessment Practice for Dyslexia and Literacy


OR the Level 7 Postgraduate Pathway
Postgraduate Certificate in Structured Teaching Intervention
plus
Postgraduate Certificate in Assessment Practice for Dyslexia and Literacy
or 
Postgraduate Diploma in Dyslexia and Literacy (The MA route)

Please see below for information on the Level 5 Teaching Diploma and Level 7 Teaching Certificate.