Certificate in principles of working with individuals with learning difficulties

This course will give you a developed understanding of different types of learning disabilities, the issues surrounding them, and how they affect individuals as well as those around them.

Carer working with individuals with learning difficulties
Course overview

At a glance

Level

2

Duration

7 weeks

Location

Online

About the course

You will learn how to adopt a person-centred approach to individuals as well as how to create a caring and positive environment for someone with learning difficulties so that they can lead a fulfilled and healthy life.

This short course will run via weekly webinars, giving you the opportunity to do your coursework at home. You will receive a professional Level 2 qualification awarded to you by TQUK.

The course is cost free to learners.

Is this course right for you?

This course is suitable for anyone over the age of 19 and working in the health and social care sector. Whether you are at a junior or senior level it is a valued qualification to apply for.

Additionally, the course can benefit anyone who is looking further and enhance their knowledge of learning difficulties in relation to a care home setting or a domestic setting.

Realise epitomises what a positive partnership working can achieve. They are professional and supportive of myself and my staff.

Dr Louise May, Director and Owner of Kare Plus Wirral and Liverpool

Thanks to Realise, we can offer new caregivers a recognised qualification, which has provided us with some amazing new staff.

Michael, Recruitment and Training Manager, Home Instead

What you’ll learn

You will cover a range of topics to help you develop and expand your knowledge and skills.

Learning topics include:

  • Introduction to Personalisation in Social Care
  • Introductory Awareness of Autistic Spectrum Conditions
  • Principles of Positive Risk-taking for Individuals with Disabilities
  • Principles of Supporting Individuals with a Learning Disability to Access Healthcare Safeguarding and Protection in Care Settings
  • Understanding the Context of Supporting Individuals with Learning Disabilities

How you’ll learn

Throughout the course you will receive support for your learning and have access to a range of resources.

You’ll learn through:

  • Live webinars
  • Remote working
  • Dedicated support
  • Online assessments

Ready to take the next step?

Let’s talk. You’re only a few clicks away from enquiring about this course. Don’t delay, get in touch and start something exciting today!

Frequently asked questions

Can I study from home?
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You can study this course from the comfort of your own home. This course will be taught through weekly online webinars and coursework will be set throughout the course.

What does training in learning difficulties teach?
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This course will cover understanding of different types of learning disabilities, the issues surrounding them, and how they affect individuals as well as those around them.

Ready to take the next step?

Let’s talk. You’re only a few clicks away from enquiring about this course. Don’t delay, get in touch and start something exciting today!