Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities Level 2 Certificate – Online/Distance Learning

Adult Skills & Training

Date (from)



E-Learning - 23rd September 2022


Course introduction

Around 1.5 million people in the UK have a learning disability and it is vital for those working with these individuals to have good knowledge of legislation and the healthcare system.

Owing to the fact that they are likely to find it more difficult than others to describe their symptoms, it is also essential to be able to recognise signs and symptoms of various conditions.

Course structure

You will study the following units:

  • Understanding the context of supporting individuals with learning disabilities
  • Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care
  • Introduction to personalisation in social care
  • Principles of positive risk - taking for individuals with disabilities
  • Introductory awareness of autistic spectrum conditions
  • Principles of supporting individuals with a learning disability to access healthcare

Information & support

As a learner you will:

  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification.
  • Evidence your competency to employers.
  • Improve your understanding of the term ‘learning disability’.
  • Further your personal and professional development.
  • Understand the importance of safeguarding individuals from abuse and the importance of a person-centred approach to risk-taking.
  • Learn without the need to attend college.

Course fees & Duration

This course is fully funded for those who are 19+ and a UK/EU resident. 

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