CareerVision Training

Special Education Needs SEN Level 3

CareerVision Training

£ 360 - ($ 6.663)

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The following course, offered by Career vision, will help you improve your skills and achieve your professional goals. During the program you will study different subjects which are deemed to be useful for those who want to enhance their professional career. Sign up for more information!

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Special Education
Promoting Children’s Development


This distance learning Special Education Needs course will provide you with all the underpinning knowledge you need if you wish to work in a support role with children who have Special Educational Needs (SEN). This course is suitable for Teaching Assistants wishing to expand their knowledge.

  • Course Length - 12 Months
  • Award Received - Level 3 Certificate of Achievement by NCFE
  • Course Code: UCLD21
  • Learn how special educational needs impact upon the learning and development of children.
  • Discover how you can adapt learning for children with speech, language and communication difficulties.
  • Learn the different methods of adapting learning for children with behavioural, social and emotional difficulties.
  • Discover you can make a difference to children's learning through identifying and planning for the special educational needs (SENs) of each individual

Unit 1: Working with Children with Special Educational Needs
  • Legal and regulatory requirements
  • Types of discrimination
  • The Equality Act 2010
  • Special Educational Needs (SEN) Code of Practice
  • The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child
  • The United Nations Convention on Persons with Disabilities
  • Inclusive practice
  • Working in partnership
  • Adapting practice

Unit 2: Understanding and Promoting Children’s Development
  • Pattern and sequence of child development
  • Influences on development
  • Why development may not follow the expected pattern

Unit 3: Speech, Language and Communication (SLC) Difficulties
  • Defining speech, language and communication difficulties
  • Effects and impact of SLC difficulties
  • Adapting communication methods
  • Supporting English as an additional language
  • Supporting speech and language difficulties

Unit 4: Social, Emotional and Behavioural (SEB) Difficulties
  • Psychological needs
  • External triggers
  • Transitions
  • Autism spectrum disorders
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • The link between SEB and language difficulties

Unit 5: Chronic Illnesses and Physical Disabilities
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Physical disabilities
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Spina bifida
  • Visual impairments
  • Hearing impairments

Unit 6: Assessment and Planning to Meet Individual Needs
  • Identifying individual needs
  • A child-centred approach
  • Assessment frameworks
At the end of this course successful learners will be awarded a certificate of achievement by NCFE.
Our course has been accredited under our NCFE IIQ Licence, and the course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 3 (using Ofqual's Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) level descriptors) to allow you to consider the depth of study, difficulty, and level of achievement involved.
NCFE is recognised as an Awarding Organisation by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Welsh Government and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.
This course has been developed by UK Distance Learning and Publishing which has been accredited with NCFE's Investing in Quality (IIQ) Licence, which is designed to give formal recognition to an organisation's bespoke courses that fall outside the Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF)

The course comes to you as a proper paper-based pack, not as an electronic password
You will get full tutor support via email
You will receive feedback on your assignments from our experienced tutors
You will be given guidance through the Study Guide on the nuts and bolts of studying and submitting assignments
Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor
You must have access to email in order to contact your tutor

The course contains a number of assignments which your tutor will mark and give you valuable feedback on. We call these Tutor Marked Assignments (TMAs). You need only send the TMAs to your tutor for comment, not the self-assessment exercises which are also part of the course to help you gauge your progress.

This course can be taken over a 12 month period but you can complete it as fast or as slowly as you wish.

You will have access to a tutor via email who will mark your work and guide you through the course and will assist you with any problems you may have. In addition you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process.