Dyslexia Awareness Level 3 (QCF) Return to menu
This qualification will cover areas such as different definitions of ‘dyslexia’ and the key differences between them. Explaining how individuals might experience dyslexia differently, depending on the severity and persistence of their dyslexia and the area(s) (e.g. visual, motor, auditory) most affected. Explaining the sorts of evidence that may indicate dyslexia, the different methods of assessment used to determine if an individual has dyslexia, outlining key differences between them. Analysing the possible social, emotional and behavioural impact of dyslexia on an individual.
Explain the different ways in which dyslexia can affect an individual’s learning, depending on the severity and persistence of their dyslexia and the area/s (e.g. visual, motor, auditory) most affected. Describing different strategies and interventions which can be used to support the learning of individuals with dyslexia. Summarising the different sources and types of support available to individuals with dyslexia, their families and those supporting their learning.
Understand what is meant by ‘dyslexia’.
Understand dyslexia assessment.
Understand the impact of dyslexia on the individual.
Know about strategies that can be used to support the learning of individuals with dyslexia.
Know about sources of information, advice and guidance relating to dyslexia.
The approved age range for this qualifications is 18 +
There is no requirement for learners to have achieved prior qualifications.
Prior knowledge of understanding
There is no requirement for learners to have prior skills, knowledge or understanding.
The Dyslexia Awareness qualifications provide progression through the suite from Level 1 to Level 3. The Level 3 qualifications may also prepare learners to move on to a Level 5 Diploma in Teaching Learners with Dyslexia/Specific Learning Difficulties or to a broader Level 3 qualification in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools or a Level 3 Certificate for Learning Support Practitioners.
Relationship with other frameworks
This qualification has no direct relationship to other frameworks, however it takes account of The Literacy and Dyslexia-SpLD Professional Development Framework and the National Occupational Standards for Learning Support Staff.
•••••The Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) is the national credit transfer system for education qualification in England, Northern Ireland and Wales. The QCF replaces the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) which closed for accreditations at the end of 2010.