Phonics and SEN Teacher Training

FREE PDF Certificate|Audio Visual Training|FREE Personal Hygiene Course Included|10 CPD Points|TQUK Approved Centre

The Teachers Training


Save 93%
£16 inc VAT (was £250)
Offer ends 19 January 2021
Study method
Online, self-paced
3 hours
Access to content
1 year
No formal qualification
10 CPD hours / points
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

6 students purchased this course

Add to basket or enquire


Phonics and SEN Teacher Trainingis yet another “Teacher’s Choice” course from Teachers Training for a complete understanding of the fundamental topics. You are also entitled to exclusive tutor support and a professional CPD-accredited certificate in addition to the special discounted price for a limited time. Just like all our courses, this Phonics and SEN Teacher Training and its curriculum have also been designed by expert teachers so that teachers of tomorrow can learn from the best and equip themselves with all the necessary skills.

Consisting of several modules, the course teaches you everything you need to succeed in this profession.

The course can be studied part-time. You can become accredited within 3 hours studying at your own pace. Your qualification will be recognised and can be checked for validity on our dedicated website.


10 CPD hours / points
Accredited by CPD Accreditation Group

Course media


Why Choose Teachers Training

Some of our website features are:

  • This is a dedicated website for teaching
  • 24/7 tutor support
  • Interactive Content
  • Affordable price
  • Courses accredited by the UK’s top awarding bodies
  • 100% online
  • Flexible deadline

Course Curriculum

**Phonics and SEN Teacher Training**

Module 1: Special Education Needs (SEN): An Overview

  • Defining SEN
  • SEN and Disability
  • Special Education Provision
  • Areas of SEN
  • Summary / Keynotes of the Module

Module 2. Introduction to Phonics Education

  • What Is Phonics?
  • Different Approaches to Phonics Teaching
    • Synthetic Phonics
    • Analytic Phonics
  • How Children Learn to Read and How Phonics Helps
    • Learning
    • Teaching
    • The Whole of Reading
  • Summary

Module 3: SEN Support

  • What is SEN Support?
  • Whole School Assessment and Tracking
  • Identifying the Need
  • The assess, Plan, Do, Review Cycle
  • Summary / Keynotes of the Module

Module 4: High-Quality Teaching for Pupils with SEN

  • What is High-Quality Teaching (HQT) for Pupils with SEN?
  • HQT for Pupils with SEN
  • Developing Relationships and Knowing Pupils Well
  • Summary / Keynotes of the Module

Module 5: SEN Teaching Methodologies

  • Inclusive Learning Environment
  • Quality Feedback
  • Focused Planning
  • Engagement and Challenge
  • Effective Questioning and Modelling
  • Scaffolding Learning
  • Developing Independence
  • Summary / Keynotes of the Module

Module 6: Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties

  • Mental Health
  • Whole School Strategies
  • Classroom Strategies
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Summary / Keynotes of the Module

Module 7: Sensory or Physical Needs

  • Visual Impairment (VI)
  • Hearing Impairment (HI)
  • Physical Disability (PD)
  • Summary / Keynotes of the Module

Module 8: Working in Partnership

  • Partnership with Parents
  • The Role of the SENCO
  • Working with Other SEN Professionals
  • Summary / Keynotes of the Module

Module 9. Role of Early Phonics Teaching

  • Talking About Letters
  • Making Sounds
  • Don’t Confuse Phonemes with Letters
  • Understand the Technical Terms and Don’t be Afraid to Use Them
  • Don’t ‘Over-Teach’: Keep Lessons Pacy, Interactive and Personally Relevant
  • Summary

Module 10. Teaching Phonics

  • How Phonics Is Taught?
  • Characteristics of Strong Phonics Instruction
  • Phonics Lesson
  • Blending: Teaching Children How Words Work
  • Popular Techniques for Developing High-Frequency and Decodable Word Knowledge
  • Teaching Methods for Those with Dyslexia
  • Summary

Module 11: Jolly Phonics

  • What is Jolly Phonics?
  • What is Synthetic Phonics?
  • Five Skills of Jolly Phonics
    • Learning the Letter Sounds
    • Letter Formation
    • Blending and Segmenting
    • Identifying Sounds in Words
    • Tricky Words
  • Phonemic Awareness
  • Jolly Phonics -A Yearly Plan
  • Introducing Digraphs
  • Using the Jolly Readers in the Classroom
  • Menu Board Activities
  • Summary

Module 12: Involving Parents and Carers

  • The Importance of Teaching Children
  • Key Principles That Should Underpin Work with Parents
  • How to Promote Engagement
  • Summary
  • Assessment

Module 13: Meeting Individual Needs

  • Types of Readers
  • Ten Techniques That Support Intervention Instruction
  • Principles of Intervention Instruction
  • Phonics Problems—and Solutions
  • Six Ways to Develop Fluency
  • Phonics and the English-Language Learner
  • Conclusion
  • Summary

Module 14. Cognitive Approaches in Dyslexia

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Approaches and Programmes Used by Specialists
  • Summary
  • Assessment

Module 15. Phonics for Deaf Children

  • What you, as a teacher, need to know about childhood deafness
  • What you need to know about the deaf child in your class
  • Ensuring the teaching areas are conducive to learning
  • Techniques to aid the deaf child’s learning
  • General principles for teaching phonics to deaf children

Module 16. Teaching Higher Level of Phonics

  • The Challenges
  • Questions to Consider
  • Different Ideas to Teach the Higher Level Phonics
  • How can school leaders support the teaching of higher levels of phonics?
  • Summary
  • Assessment

Course Assessment

The assessment is straightforward, you need to complete the assignment questions that will be provided to you at the end of the course, you can complete the assignment anytime you want. After you complete and submit your assignment, our tutors will assess your assignment and give you feedback if needed.

After your assignment has been assessed and you have passed, you will be qualified and will be able to apply for a course completion certificate.


CPD Certification from The Teachers Training

After you have successfully completed your assignment, you will be qualified to apply for a CPD Certification from The Teachers Training. The PDF certificate can be downloaded instantly right after you have completed your course.

  • PDF certificate is completely FREE

  • Hard copy certificates are also available, and you can get one for only £8.99

The certificate will add significant weight to your CV and will give you a competitive advantage when applying for jobs.

Who is this course for?

You can be an existing professional or an enthusiast of the field, the Phonics and SEN Teacher Training programme will improve your skills and add to your CV. The course will provide you with all the necessary skills and accreditation you need to attest your knowledge as well as progressing your career.


No formal entry requirements. You need to have:

  • Passion for learning
  • A good understanding of the English language
  • Be motivated and hard-working
  • Over the age of 16

Questions and answers

Currently there are no Q&As for this course. Be the first to ask a question.


Currently there are no reviews for this course. Be the first to leave a review.


What does study method mean?

Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as Quality Licence Scheme and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.


Mobile Navigation