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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.