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Key Facts

Level:
Level 3
Subject Sector:
13.2 Direct Learning Support
Credits:
4
Qualification No:
601/5595/4
GLH:
28 hours
Total qualification time:
40 hours
Price:
£33.00 per learner
Age Range:
18+

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 3 Award in Supporting Learners with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder qualification is suitable for individuals who want to improve their ability to support the learning of individuals with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). It will be particularly relevant for teachers, teaching assistants and learning support staff who have responsibility for supporting learners with ADHD. Individuals will need to be in a role where they are offering learning support in order to meet the assessment requirements for the qualification.

    The qualification contains one mandatory unit which covers the skills needed to offer person-centred learning support to individuals with ADHD, select and adapt appropriate resources, create a suitable learning environment, monitor progress and evaluate and adapt teaching and learning strategies.

    Learners can progress from this qualification to a broader Level 4 qualification such as the Gateway Qualifications Level 4 Certificate in Supporting the Learning of Learners with Special Educational Needs and Disability. Individuals may also choose to develop their understanding of other learning difficulties or disabilities, and learn how to support individuals with these, through further Level 3 qualifications such as Gateway Qualifications Level 3 Award in Supporting Learners with Autism or Level 3 Award in Supporting Learners with Dyspraxia.

    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 4 credits.


    Units

    Mandatory

    Learners must achieve the single mandatory group totalling 4 credits.

    Supporting Learners with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    28
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    T/506/9576
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    What is the purpose of this qualification?

    This qualification is suitable if you want to improve your ability to support the learning of individuals with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). It will be particularly relevant for teachers, teaching assistants and learning support staff who have responsibility for supporting learners with ADHD. Learners will need to be in a role where they are offering learning support in order to meet the assessment requirements for the qualification.


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

    Learners will take one mandatory unit which covers the skills needed to offer person-centred learning support to individuals with ADHD, select and adapt appropriate resources, create a suitable learning environment, monitor progress and evaluate and adapt teaching and learning strategies.


    How is this qualification different from other, similar qualifications?

    Learners could progress from this qualification to a broader Level 4 qualification such as the Gateway Qualifications Level 4 Certificate in Supporting the Learning of Learners with Special Educational Needs and Disability. Learners might also choose to develop their understanding of other learning difficulties or disabilities, and learn how to support individuals with these, through further Level 3 qualifications such as Gateway Qualifications Level 3 Award in Supporting Learners with Autism or Level 3 Award in Supporting Learners with Dyspraxia.


    Which sector does this qualification support?

    The qualification will help learner develop in an existing role, such as a teacher, teaching assistant or learning support practitioner, and to take on additional responsibility.


    What are the progression options?

    Learners could progress from this qualification to a broader Level 4 qualification such as the Gateway Qualifications Level 4 Certificate in Supporting the Learning of Learners with Special Educational Needs and Disability. Learners might also choose to develop their understanding of other learning difficulties or disabilities, and learn how to support individuals with these, through further Level 3 qualifications such as Gateway Qualifications Level 3 Award in Supporting Learners with Autism or Level 3 Award in Supporting Learners with Dyspraxia.


    Progression & Entry Requirements

    Learners must be 18 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

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