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Key Facts

Level:
Level 2
Subject Sector:
13.2 Direct Learning Support
Credits:
3
Qualification No:
601/5592/9
GLH:
24 hours
Total qualification time:
30 hours
Price:
£18.50 per learner
Age Range:
16-18 & 19+

Qualification purpose

Prepare for further learning or training and/or develop knowledge and/or skills in a subject area

Qualification Grading Type

Pass

Assessment Methods

  • Portfolio of Evidence

  • Why choose this qualification?

    The Gateway Qualifications Level 2 Award in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Awareness is suitable for those who want to improve their understanding of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), whether for professional or personal reasons. It will be particularly relevant for teaching assistants and learning support staff with little or no prior knowledge of ADHD.

    The qualification contains one mandatory unit which covers characteristics, causes, treatments and assessment methods as well as ways to support individuals with ADHD and sources of further relevant information.

    Learners can progress from this qualification to the Gateway Qualifications Level 3 Award in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and/or the Gateway Qualifications Level 3 Award in Supporting Learners with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, where individuals will learn to apply their understanding of ADHD to support learners in practice. Learners could also move on to broader learning support qualifications such as a Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools.

    The approved age range for these qualifications is 16-18 and 19+ for the Level 2 and 3 Awards in AHD Awareness and 18+ for the Level 3 Award in Supporting Learners with ADHD.

    Rules of Combination

    Learners must achieve the single mandatory unit totalling 3 credits.


    Units

    Mandatory

    Learners must achieve the single mandatory group totalling 3 credits.

    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Awareness

    Level:
    Level 2
    Guided Learning Hours:
    24
    Credits:
    3
    Unit No:
    R/506/9567
    Click here to view full unit details

    What is the purpose of this qualification?

    This qualification is suitable if you want to improve your understanding of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), whether for professional or personal reasons. It will be particularly relevant for teaching assistants and learning support staff with little or no prior knowledge of ADHD.


    What skills, knowledge, or understanding does this qualification develop?

    Learners will take one mandatory unit which covers characteristics, causes, treatments and assessment methods as well as ways to support individuals with ADHD and sources of further relevant information.


    Which sector does this qualification support?

    The qualification will help you develop in an existing role, such as a teaching assistant or learning support practitioner, or help learners prepare to take on such a role.


    What are the progression options?

    Learners could progress from this qualification to the Gateway Qualifications Level 3 Award in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and/or the Gateway Qualifications Level 3 Award in Supporting Learners with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, where learners will learn to apply there understanding of ADHD to support learners in practice. Learners could also move on to broader learning support qualifications such as a Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools.


    Progression & entry requirements

    Learners must be 16 or over to enter for this qualification. Learners do not need any specific qualifications or prior levels of attainment to be eligible to take the qualification.

    Funding information

    There are now two main sources for funding information, a straightforward ESFA Qualification Search and the more detailed Find a Learning Aim website.

    The new Find a learning aim (FALA) service provides a search tool that you can use to check the funding status of any qualification, framework, unit, standard or T Level:

    View this qualification on the ESFA’s Find a learning aim website

    The Education and Skills Funding Agency search provides funding information on qualifications. It does not provide funding information for units, non-regulated activity and work placements, for this information please use Find a learning aim (FALA).

    View this qualification on the ESFA Qualification Funding Search

    How to find a learning aim

    If you’re not sure how to use the new find a learning aim website, we’ve created a handy walkthrough to help you:

    How to Use: Find a learning Aim


    We have done our best to collate and summarise the key information, and wherever possible we alert our providers to changes in funding policy.

    This funding information is provided in good faith and it is always advisable to check directly with the funding agencies before committing to delivery.

    The following support materials will help you to deliver this qualification.

    Internal Quality Assurance

    Special Considerations and Reasonable Adjustment Forms