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Certificate in Skills for Learning Support Practitioners Level 2

We have one course running:

19 September 2018 - 14 February 2019

This course runs on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 5pm and 7.30pm

Location: This course is held at Ruskin Hall Campus, Old Headington, Oxford, OX3 9BZ

Contact Us:  01865 759600 |


This course is designed for learning support practitioners who already work in the field or for people wishing to move into this area of work. The content of the course will enable learning support practitioners to understand and support a range of learning difficulties and/or disabilities such as:

  • ADHD
  • Autism spectrum conditions
  • Learning disabilities
  • Mental ill health
  • Profound and multiple learning disabilities
  • Sight loss (partially sighted or blind)
  • Dyslexia
  • Deafness or hearing loss

You would expect the course to cover areas including (but not limited to):

  • Positive behaviour management in the classroom
  • Safeguarding learners

It will also enable learning support practitioners to understand their role in the classroom, and to develop their skills and knowledge in areas such as positive behaviour management in the classroom and safeguarding learners. This course aims to improve services within the education sector for learners with special educational needs. The focus of the qualifications is to enable the development of strategies that learning support practitioners can use to make the service they offer more effective by understanding the needs of these learners and adapting services to address those needs. 

We will help you access financial support if you are entitled to it. For more information visit our Further Education fees and funding page

Entry Requirements & How to Apply MORE INFORMATION

Upon application for the courses you will be invited for an initial assessment and interview to ensure that the course is suitable for you.

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Upon completion of this course, learners will be able work more effectively with people with special educational needs and develop appropriate strategies to support the needs of these groups within the mainstream education sector.