Around 1.5 million people in the UK have a learning disability.

Owing to the fact that they are likely to find it more difficult than others to describe their symptoms, a good knowledge of legislation and the healthcare system, as well as an understanding of signs and symptoms of various conditions, is essential for anyone working with individuals with learning disabilities.


  • 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

  • Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college

  • Understand the importance of safeguarding individuals from abuse and the importance of a person-centred approach to risk-taking

What you will learn

  • 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

Course Duration

6-8 weeks

Awarding Body


Need more info’?

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