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Learning Disabilities Awareness

Level 3 / ABC Awards / PI989

The Learning Disabilities Awareness for Health and Social Care Workers course is ideal for an individual who works within the social care industry who is looking to gain more knowledge in this area or for someone who is new to the subject.

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paper course

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WAS £360.00

NOW £252.00 or only £35.00 initial deposit

course duration: 100 hrs

study type: paper

Course Description

The Learning Disability Awareness course aims to build on your understanding of what it means to have a learning disability and your experience in this area of work. The course will suggest lots of ideas about how you can help to support people with learning disabilities.

The course is suitable for staff working in a variety of settings. It will be useful whether you are employed in a health or social care, a community or an education setting or whether you work in a paid or voluntary role. The effect of learning disabilities throughout the lifespan is considered, but there is a particular emphasis on children, adolescents, and young adults.

Our aim is to provide you with the best deal available, therefore registration fee, certification fee and full tutor support is included in the course price for you.

Modules

Module 1: Learning Disability Overview
Module 2: The Effects of Learning Disability on the Person and their Family
Module 3: Supporting People with Learning Disabilities by Enabling Communication
Module 4: Supporting People with Learning Disabilities: Environment and Behaviour
Module 5: Supporting People with Learning Disabilities: Physical Care
Module 6: Mental Health Care and Empowering People with Learning Disabilities

Previous Knowledge

No previous knowledge is required.

Assessment

There is an activities booklet containing the activities you need to complete successfully to pass the course. These are marked by a tutor, who will give you written feedback on your assessments and also give you support and guidance. Each unit is assessed by a unit assessment.

Awarding Organisation

At the end of this course successful learners will be awarded a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details all of the units you have completed as part of your course).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government for their qualifications on the national framework ie the Qualifications and Curriculum Framework (QCF). It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of examination and assessment expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Support

You will receive the course manual, assignments and study guide plus tutor support by mail and email.

Our student support team are also available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your Learning Disabilities Level 3 course. You can be assured that unlimited support is available for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.

course description

Course Description

The Learning Disability Awareness course aims to build on your understanding of what it means to have a learning disability and your experience in this area of work. The course will suggest lots of ideas about how you can help to support people with learning disabilities.

The course is suitable for staff working in a variety of settings. It will be useful whether you are employed in a health or social care, a community or an education setting or whether you work in a paid or voluntary role. The effect of learning disabilities throughout the lifespan is considered, but there is a particular emphasis on children, adolescents, and young adults.

Our aim is to provide you with the best deal available, therefore registration fee, certification fee and full tutor support is included in the course price for you.

previous knowledge required

Previous Knowledge

No previous knowledge is required.

assessment

Assessment

There is an activities booklet containing the activities you need to complete successfully to pass the course. These are marked by a tutor, who will give you written feedback on your assessments and also give you support and guidance. Each unit is assessed by a unit assessment.

support

Support

You will receive the course manual, assignments and study guide plus tutor support by mail and email.

Our student support team are also available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your Learning Disabilities Level 3 course. You can be assured that unlimited support is available for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.

modules

Modules

Module 1: Learning Disability Overview
Module 2: The Effects of Learning Disability on the Person and their Family
Module 3: Supporting People with Learning Disabilities by Enabling Communication
Module 4: Supporting People with Learning Disabilities: Environment and Behaviour
Module 5: Supporting People with Learning Disabilities: Physical Care
Module 6: Mental Health Care and Empowering People with Learning Disabilities

awarding organisation

Awarding Organisation

At the end of this course successful learners will be awarded a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details all of the units you have completed as part of your course).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government for their qualifications on the national framework ie the Qualifications and Curriculum Framework (QCF). It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of examination and assessment expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.