SEN Teaching Diploma + Microsoft Office 2016 PowerPoint for Beginners

Get 2 Certification in 1 Course. Professional Certificate Endorsed by ABC Awards + CPD Certificate. Tutor Support

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Offer ends 11 April 2020
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Online, self-paced
321 Hours
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5 CPD hours / points
Endorsed by ABC Awards
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  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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Kickstart a rewarding career in SEN teaching and learn how to create engaging, interactive lessons on Microsoft PowerPoint 2016, with this in-depth, 2 courses in 1 bundle training course. This comprehensive instructor-led program covers the SEN framework in detail, as well as methods for teaching children using a person-centred approach.

SEN Teaching Diploma Level 5

In the SEN Teaching Diploma Level 5, you will learn how to support the learning and development of children with ADHD, dyslexia, autism, and other special educational needs. It covers the SEN framework, SEN code of practice, teaching strategies and classroom planning methods. You will also learn how to spot the signs of learning and behavioural disorders within a classroom setting.

Microsoft Office 2016 PowerPoint for Beginners

Want to know how to create compelling work presentations that will really wow your colleagues and clients? This beginners Microsoft PowerPoint training course will train you how to utilise PowerPoint’s tools to create, edit and print professional slideshows, with tips and advice on how to deliver your presentations with confidence. You will also get step-by-step guidance on how to convert your presentations to editable PDF documents without the use of software.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the key principles and practices of leadership in a different context
  • Learn teaching strategies for improving the performance of children with various special educational needs
  • Broaden your understanding of the types of learning and behavioural disorders, such as dyslexia and autism
  • Develop your communication, listening, time management and organisational skills
  • Familiarise with the SEN framework and areas of SEN code of practice
  • Get step-by-step guidance on how to create killer presentations in PowerPoint
  • Understand how to work with graphics, insert table and charts, format slides and much more
  • Get tips and advice on how to deliver your presentation, using speaker notes and handouts
  • Learn how to proofread your presentations and convert them to PDF format
  • Gain a recognised qualification to boost your professional development


Endorsed by ABC Awards


5 CPD hours / points
Accredited by CPD Accreditation Group

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Course Outline

**SEN Teaching Diploma Level 5**

Module 1: Special Needs Education Teacher

  • How to become a special educational needs (SEN) teacher
  • What it takes to be SEN teacher
  • Definition of Special Educational Needs

Module 2: Statutory and Regulatory Context for SEN

  • Get an Understanding of the SEN Code of Practice
  • Learn How the SEND Tribunal, Disagreement Resolution and Mediation Work
  • SEND Tribunal: If you're asked to be a witness
  • Disagreement Resolution
  • Learn about the Local Offer
  • Get an Idea about the OfSTED Frameworks relevant to your school or work setting
  • Learn about the new funding models for SEN
  • Get an understanding of the policy and legislative context for health and social care, including safeguarding and the health and well-being agenda

Module 3: Principles and Practice of Leadership in Different Contexts

  • Characteristics of Highly Effective Leaders
  • What is Leadership?
  • Models of leadership that promote successful school
  • Pedagogical/instructional leadership
  • Styles of Leadership
  • Become a Good Leader

Module 4: How SEN and Disabilities Affect Pupils’ Participation and Learning

  • Signs of Underachievement
  • Categories of SEN
  • Learning Difficulties
  • Signs of Learning Difficulties
  • What Is Physical Disability?
  • Health supports for SEN students

Module 5: Strategies for Improving the Performance of the Pupils with SEN

  • Teaching Strategies
  • Learning strategies
  • Strategies to Support a Student with a Cognitive Impairment
  • Classroom management strategies
  • Strategies for transfer of learning

Module 6: Whole-School Planning and Organisation

  • Promoting the inclusive school
  • The benefits of inclusion
  • Planning for inclusion at the whole-school level
  • Drawing up inclusive whole-school policies and procedures for SEN
  • Whole-school policies and procedures for SEN in the school plan
  • School enrolment policy
  • Attendance and participation
  • Code of behaviour and discipline, and measures to prevent bullying or harassment of students with SEN
  • Transfer of students to post-primary schools from primary schools
  • The transition from post-primary education to a post-school setting
  • Resource-teaching support for students with SEN
  • Accommodations in the physical environment
  • Arrangements for the provision of additional teaching support to students with special educational needs
  • Establishing an appropriate model of organisation

Module 7: Assessment

  • The purposes of assessment
  • Methods of assessment
  • Developing a whole-school policy on assessment
  • Selection and use of appropriate test instruments

Module 8: Teamwork for SEN: Roles and Functions

  • Role and functions of the board of management
  • Boards of management and parents
  • The SEN Support Team
  • Duties of the Principal
  • Duties of the Mainstream Teachers
  • The Resource Teacher
  • Duties of the Parents

Module 9: Planning for Individual Students with SEN

  • Individual planning
  • The benefits of individual planning
  • Steps to individual planning
  • Record-keeping
  • Implementing the individual education plan

Module 10: Teaching and Learning in the Inclusive School

  • Classroom climate
  • Support for learning
  • Teaching for inclusion
  • Cooperative teaching
  • Cooperative learning
  • Students’ involvement in identifying learning targets and in self-assessment
  • Learning styles
  • Information and communications technology (ICT)

**Microsoft Office 2016 PowerPoint for Beginners**


  • Introduction

Getting Started

  • What is PowerPoint?
  • Opening PowerPoint
  • Touring the Interface
  • Using the Ribbon
  • Navigating PowerPoint Views

Creating a Presentation

  • Creating a New Presentation
  • Adding Text and Slides
  • Working with Bulleted Lists
  • Applying a Theme
  • Saving a Presentation
  • Using AutoSave and AutoRecover
  • Working with File Properties

Editing a Presentation

  • Moving and Copying Slides
  • Using the Outline View
  • Cutting and Copying Slide Content

Formatting Slide Text

  • Using Character Formatting
  • Using Paragraph Formatting
  • Using the Format Painter
  • Working with the Slide Master
  • Customizing a Bulleted List
  • Working with Numbered Lists
  • Inserting a Text Box

Working with Graphics

  • Inserting Pictures
  • Resizing and Arranging Pictures
  • Working with Picture Effects and Styles
  • Adding and Working with Shapes
  • Resizing and Arranging Shapes
  • Formatting Shapes
  • Using WordArt

Adding Tables and Charts

  • Adding a Table
  • Working with Rows and Columns
  • Customizing the Table Design
  • Splitting and Merging Cells
  • Creating a Chart
  • Formatting Chart Elements
  • Customizing the Chart Design

Preparing and Delivering a Presentation

  • Proofing a Presentation
  • Working with Speaker Notes and Handouts
  • Printing a Presentation
  • Converting a Presentation to a PDF
  • Delivering a Presentation
  • Using Presenter View


  • Course Recap


Endorsed Certificate of Achievement

At the successful completion of the course, the learners can order an endorsed certificate of achievement from ABC & Certa Awards by paying the accreditation fee of £108. There is an additional £10 delivery charge for international students.

Certificate of Completion from Course Gate

At the successful completion of the course, the learners may order the Certificate of Completion from Course Gate (soft copy) by paying only £2. For the Printed hard copy of the certificate, the learners have to pay £9. There is an additional £10 delivery charge for international students.

Who is this course for?

This course is ideal for aspiring or existing SEN Teachers who want to gain a more in-depth understanding of SEN teaching practices, and learn how to utilise Microsoft PowerPoint to create interactive lessons. There are no specific entry requirements for this course, which can be studied part-time or full-time.

Career path

This SEN teaching and PowerPoint qualification can open doors to the following careers:

  • SEN Teacher
  • SEN Teaching Assistant
  • SEN Tutor

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