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  • 100% online learning
  • 4 units
  • 60 guided learning hours

Special Educational Needs (SEN)

Key Points

  • Understand the difficulties faced by SEN children
  • Learn how to support them in their education
  • Develop strategies to overcome their difficulties

 

  • Start a career working with SEN children
  • Study your course entirely online
  • Complete your course in a matter of weeks

About your Course

Children with special educational needs require additional support during their education. Because no two children are the same, their challenges are just as varied. This requires specialist knowledge to adequately help them achieve their educational and personal goals.

This online course will help you to understand child development and the challenges those with special educational needs face. You will learn how to support them to overcome their challenges and achieve their learning potential.

You will learn how to work with children with specific speech, language and communication needs, helping them to feel empowered rather than focusing on their difficulties.

You will also learn how to work in partnership with parents and carers and third parties to support children with physical disabilities to get the most out of their learning and schooling experience.

If you’re already working with children with special educational needs or want to specialise in this area, this course will provide you with a solid introduction.

This course will allow you to go on study further qualifications in special educational needs. This could lead to employment working with children with special educational needs, or university level study.

Getting Started

This course is intended for individuals wanting to understand more about special educational needs and how they impact on children and their schooling.

This course will provide you with key insight into the learning and physical disabilities that can impede learning and what can be done to overcome them.

If you’re pursuing a career working with SEN children then this online course will give you key information to build on. This course will also allow you to build on your knowledge through further studies.

The skills you gain will help you to build positive relationships and foster trust between you and the children you support.

Developing specialist knowledge will also help your employability as individuals qualified for working with SEN children are in great demand.

You can enrol and start your learning the very same day via our online portal. That means you don’t have to choose between your education and your existing commitments.

On completion of your course, you will receive two certificates:

Certificate 1 is issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges: Special Educational Needs (SEN) Diploma

Special Educational Needs (SEN) Diploma issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, to view a sample of the college’s award, please click here.

Certificate 2 is issued by Quality Licence Scheme: Level 3 Special Educational Needs (SEN) Certificate of Achievement

At the end of this course successful learners will be given the option to receive a Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Stonebridge Associated Colleges has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed Stonebridge Associated Colleges to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. The Quality Licence Scheme endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through our awarding organisations we have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. We are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Our knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables us to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

To view a sample of the Certificate of Achievement, please click here.

Requirements for Entry

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Stonebridge

On successful completion of your course your qualification is awarded. You will receive an attractively presented Diploma or Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, this will also allow you to use the letters SAC. Dip. or SAC. Cert. after your name.

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is one of the leading (and biggest) distance education colleges in the U.K and internationally. We have many thousands of students studying with us at any one time from locations all over the world. Our diplomas will always count towards your future, and will improve your prospects of future employment or higher level study etc. by proving that you have studied to a certain level, that you have proficiency in your chosen subjects and that you are interested in your field of choice. Education is always an investment in your future and you will find this to be the case with our qualifications in your jurisdiction.

Unit 1: Child and young person’s development

This unit will begin to address learning outcome 1 (stated above). This learning outcome will be divided into a set of activities to guide your studies. In this unit you will explore the expected pattern of children and young people’s development from birth to 19 years and how the different areas of development can affect one another.

Unit 2: The support of disabled children and young people and those with specific requirements

This unit will focus on learning outcome 2 (stated above). This unit will be divided into a set of activities to guide your studies. In this unit you will research how you as a practitioner can support disabled children or young people and those with specific needs in partnership with their parents/carers. You will also research partnership working with other agencies and professionals.

Unit 3: Supporting children and young people to achieve their learning potential

This unit will focus on learning outcome 3 (stated above). This unit will be divided into a set of activities to guide your studies. In this unit you will learn how to support children and young people to ensure that they take every possible opportunity to make the most of learning and achieve their learning potential.

Unit 4: Working with children and young people with speech, language and communication needs.

This unit will focus on learning outcomes 4 and 5 (stated above). This unit will be divided into a set of activities to guide your studies. In this unit you will research how practitioners can and should work with children and young people at the centre of their practice, basing their work on the strengths of the children and young people rather than focussing on their difficulties. You will explore the way in which behaviour, social and emotional difficulties are linked with speech, language and communication development and research effective ways to support the speech, language and communication development of children and young people with behaviour, emotional and social difficulties.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £30.00).
OUR PASS RATE
Teaching and Education
79.3%
(National Average 73.8%)

Special Educational Needs (SEN)

Key Points

  • Understand the difficulties faced by SEN children
  • Learn how to support them in their education
  • Develop strategies to overcome their difficulties

 

  • Start a career working with SEN children
  • Study your course entirely online
  • Complete your course in a matter of weeks

About your Course

Children with special educational needs require additional support during their education. Because no two children are the same, their challenges are just as varied. This requires specialist knowledge to adequately help them achieve their educational and personal goals.

This online course will help you to understand child development and the challenges those with special educational needs face. You will learn how to support them to overcome their challenges and achieve their learning potential.

You will learn how to work with children with specific speech, language and communication needs, helping them to feel empowered rather than focusing on their difficulties.

You will also learn how to work in partnership with parents and carers and third parties to support children with physical disabilities to get the most out of their learning and schooling experience.

If you’re already working with children with special educational needs or want to specialise in this area, this course will provide you with a solid introduction.

This course will allow you to go on study further qualifications in special educational needs. This could lead to employment working with children with special educational needs, or university level study.

Getting Started

This course is intended for individuals wanting to understand more about special educational needs and how they impact on children and their schooling.

This course will provide you with key insight into the learning and physical disabilities that can impede learning and what can be done to overcome them.

If you’re pursuing a career working with SEN children then this online course will give you key information to build on. This course will also allow you to build on your knowledge through further studies.

The skills you gain will help you to build positive relationships and foster trust between you and the children you support.

Developing specialist knowledge will also help your employability as individuals qualified for working with SEN children are in great demand.

You can enrol and start your learning the very same day via our online portal. That means you don’t have to choose between your education and your existing commitments.

Teaching and Education
OUR PASS RATE
(National Average 73.8%)
79.3%

On completion of your course, you will receive two certificates:

Certificate 1 is issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges: Special Educational Needs (SEN) Diploma

Special Educational Needs (SEN) Diploma issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, to view a sample of the college’s award, please click here.

Certificate 2 is issued by Quality Licence Scheme: Level 3 Special Educational Needs (SEN) Certificate of Achievement

At the end of this course successful learners will be given the option to receive a Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Stonebridge Associated Colleges has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed Stonebridge Associated Colleges to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. The Quality Licence Scheme endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through our awarding organisations we have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. We are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Our knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables us to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

To view a sample of the Certificate of Achievement, please click here.

Requirements for Entry

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Stonebridge

On successful completion of your course your qualification is awarded. You will receive an attractively presented Diploma or Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, this will also allow you to use the letters SAC. Dip. or SAC. Cert. after your name.

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is one of the leading (and biggest) distance education colleges in the U.K and internationally. We have many thousands of students studying with us at any one time from locations all over the world. Our diplomas will always count towards your future, and will improve your prospects of future employment or higher level study etc. by proving that you have studied to a certain level, that you have proficiency in your chosen subjects and that you are interested in your field of choice. Education is always an investment in your future and you will find this to be the case with our qualifications in your jurisdiction.

Unit 1: Child and young person’s development

This unit will begin to address learning outcome 1 (stated above). This learning outcome will be divided into a set of activities to guide your studies. In this unit you will explore the expected pattern of children and young people’s development from birth to 19 years and how the different areas of development can affect one another.

Unit 2: The support of disabled children and young people and those with specific requirements

This unit will focus on learning outcome 2 (stated above). This unit will be divided into a set of activities to guide your studies. In this unit you will research how you as a practitioner can support disabled children or young people and those with specific needs in partnership with their parents/carers. You will also research partnership working with other agencies and professionals.

Unit 3: Supporting children and young people to achieve their learning potential

This unit will focus on learning outcome 3 (stated above). This unit will be divided into a set of activities to guide your studies. In this unit you will learn how to support children and young people to ensure that they take every possible opportunity to make the most of learning and achieve their learning potential.

Unit 4: Working with children and young people with speech, language and communication needs.

This unit will focus on learning outcomes 4 and 5 (stated above). This unit will be divided into a set of activities to guide your studies. In this unit you will research how practitioners can and should work with children and young people at the centre of their practice, basing their work on the strengths of the children and young people rather than focussing on their difficulties. You will explore the way in which behaviour, social and emotional difficulties are linked with speech, language and communication development and research effective ways to support the speech, language and communication development of children and young people with behaviour, emotional and social difficulties.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £30.00).
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