Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties aims to give learners knowledge of different specific learning difficulties, how they are diagnosed and how individuals can be supported. It can be used by a wide range of learners looking to improve their knowledge and awareness in this subject area.

Course content:

  • Understand specific learning difficulties
  • Understand the effects of specific learning difficulties
  • Understand the diagnosis of specific learning difficulties
  • Understand supporting individuals with specific learning difficulties
  • Understand the context of specific learning difficulties

About our distance learning courses:

Our online distance learning courses allow learners to boost their skills and enhance their CV with the flexibility of studying where and when they like. They take a maximum of 16 weeks to complete and, upon successful achievement, learners will gain a nationally-recognised Level 2 qualification.

This course is fully funded (free) for learners who meet eligibility criteria.


Enrolments are processed through Stamford College’s website. To enrol on this course, please visit www.stamford.ac.uk/distanced-learning.

Course Fee:

Help with course fees is available. Please click here to see if you qualify.

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Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties

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    How to enrol


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