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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Awareness Level 3 (QCF)

 

What to expect from Level 3 Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Awareness

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This Level 3 Award in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Awareness (QCF) is suitable for those want to improve their understanding of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), whether for professional or personal reasons. It will be particularly relevant for teachers, teaching assistants and learning support staff who have currently have only a limited knowledge of ADHD.

The qualification contains one mandatory unit which covers characteristics, causes, treatments and assessment methods as well as ways to support individuals with ADHD and sources of further relevant information.

Learners can progress from this qualification to the Gateway Qualifications Level 3 Award in Supporting Learners with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder where they will learn to apply their understanding of ADHD to support learners in practice.

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Learning Outcomes 

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Understand what is meant by ‘attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
Understand the causes of and treatments for ADHD
Understand how ADHD is assessed
Understand how ADHD can affect individuals
Understand ways to support the learning of individuals with ADHD
Know about sources of information for individuals with ADHD and those supporting them.

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Credits 

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4

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Learner Entry Requirements 

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Age
The approved age range for this qualification is 18+

Prior Qualifications
Individuals will need to be in a role where they are offering learning support in order to meet the assessment requirements for the qualification.

Progression opportunities
The ADHD Awareness qualifications provide progression through the suite from Level 3 to level 4. The Level 3 qualifications may also prepare learners to move on to broader learning support qualifications such as a Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools, or to Level 4 qualifications such as the Level 4 Certificate in Supporting the Learning of Learners with Special Educational Needs and Disability.

Relationships to other frameworks
This qualification has no direct relationship to other frameworks.

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•••••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.

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