Dyspraxia Awareness Level 2 (QCF) Return to menu
The qualifications have been developed to enable a wide range of learners to improve their knowledge and understanding of dyspraxia, and in the case of the Level 3 Award in Supporting Learners with Dyspraxia to equip them with the skills to support the learning of individuals with dyspraxia. While it is expected that the Level 3 Awards will be largely taken by people working with individuals with dyspraxia in a professional capacity, the lower level Awards, in particular the Level 1 Award in Dyspraxia Awareness, are also suitable for other types of learner, including parents and carers of children or young people with dyspraxia. The objective of this Dyspraxia qualification is for learners to develop their understanding of dyspraxia in order to support learners within a working environment and at the lower levels for own development to support own children.
Know what is meant by ‘dyspraxia’.
Know how dyspraxia is diagnosed.
Know how dyspraxia can affect individuals.
Know about ways to support the learning of individuals with dyspraxia.
Know about sources of information for individuals with dyspraxia and those supporting them.
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 Dyspraxia 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 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.
•••••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.