Employability and Enterprise
Agriculture, Environment & Animal Care
Qualifications
Vocational Qualifications
Catering, Hospitality & Leisure
Qualifications
Vocational Qualifications
Childcare & Education
Construction, Engineering & Manufacturing
Education & Training
Qualifications
Professional Development
English & Maths
Essential Digital Skills
Hair & Beauty
Qualifications
Vocational Qualifications
Health, Science & Social Care
Life Skills & Progression
Qualifications
Digital Qualifications
Personal & Social Development
Public & Protective Services
Qualifications
Access to HE
Vocational Qualifications
Safeguarding & Wellbeing
Sales, Marketing & Retail
Supporting SEND
Qualifications
Personal & Social Development
Professional Development
Transport & Logistics
Qualifications
Access to HE
Vocational Qualifications

Key Facts

Level:
Level 3
Subject Sector:
13.2 Direct Learning Support
Credits:
4
Qualification No:
601/5599/1
GLH:
28 hours
Total qualification time:
40 hours
Price:
£34.00 per learner
Age Range:
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 3 Award In Supporting the Literacy Learning of Individuals with Dyslexia qualification is suitable for those who want to improve their ability to support the literacy learning of individuals with dyslexia. It will be particularly relevant for teachers, teaching assistants and learning support staff who have responsibility for supporting learners with dyslexia in their literacy learning. Individuals will need to be in a role where they are offering learning support in a literacy learning context in order to meet the assessment requirements for the qualification.

    Learners will take one mandatory unit which covers the ways in which dyslexia can affect the development of reading, writing and spelling processes, the effect of difficulties with working memory on literacy learning, key dyslexia markers in the context of literacy learning. Strategies and resources for supporting the development of reading, writing and spelling for individuals with dyslexia and how to apply support strategies in practice will also be covered.

    Individuals could progress from this qualification to the Gateway Qualifications Level 3 Certificate in Supporting the Maths Learning of Individuals with Dyslexia or on 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 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.

    Learners must be19 or over to enter for this qualification but do not need any specific qualifications or prior levels of attainment to be eligible to take the qualification. The qualification will help individuals develop in an existing role, such as a teacher, teaching assistant or learning support practitioner, and to take on additional responsibility.


    This qualification is available to study through our partnership with Curriculum and Quality Solutions (CQS). For more information and prices please visit the CQS website.

     

    Study this qualification with CQS


    Rules of Combination

    Learner must achieve the single mandatory unit totalling 4 credits.


    Units

    Mandatory

    Learners must achieve the single mandatory unit totalling 4 credits.

    Supporting the Literacy Learning of Individuals with Dyslexia

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    28
    Credits:
    4
    Unit No:
    F/506/9791
    Click here to view full unit details

    What is the purpose of this qualification?

    This qualification is suitable if learners want to improve their ability to support the literacy learning of individuals with dyslexia. It will be particularly relevant for teachers, teaching assistants and learning support staff who have responsibility for supporting learners with dyslexia in their literacy learning. Learners will need to be in a role where individuals are offering learning support in a literacy learning context in order to meet the assessment requirements for the qualification.


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

    The learner will take one mandatory unit which covers:

    • the ways in which dyslexia can affect the development of reading, writing and spelling processes
    • the effect of difficulties with working memory on literacy learning
    • key dyslexia markers in the context of literacy learning
    • strategies and resources for supporting the development of reading, writing and spelling for individuals with dyslexia
    • how to apply support strategies in practice.


    How is this qualification different from other, similar qualifications?

    Learners could progress from this qualification to the Gateway Qualifications Level 3 Certificate in Supporting the Maths Learning of Individuals with Dyslexia.

    Learner could move on 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. You might also choose to develop your 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 the Gateway Qualifications Level 3 Certificate in Supporting the Maths Learning of Individuals with Dyslexia.

    Learner could move on 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. You might also choose to develop your 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 19 or over to enter for this qualification. The learners do not need any specific qualifications or prior levels of attainment to be eligible to take the qualification.

    Funding information

    Learning Aims Search

    The Hub provides a Learning Aims Search which you can use to check the funding status of any qualification or unit.

    View this qualification on the ESFA’s Hub website


    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

    Suggested Resources for SEND

    Offer our Qualifications

    If you would like to teach our qualifications to your learners, submit an enquiry to discuss the best options.

    Learners and students

    Your questions answered

    Learner Info