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Special Education Needs Diploma

Elearn College


£29 inc VAT
Study method
6 months · Self-paced
No formal qualification
  • Certificate of completion - Free

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This is a course aimed at children who require ‘Special Education Needs’, who are troubled with learning disabilities and difficulties. For such children, when compared to other children of their age; learning, communication and even behaviour is often a more difficult process. This course in ‘Special Education Needs’ addresses the various aspects of learning outcomes. This is the apt course for you to take if you are a person who is interested in working with children having special education needs.

On competing this ‘Special Education Needs’ course, you will be prepared to understand the processes that go into the development of a child completely and would be able to assist children with special education needs. The course will help you to assist such children to reach their full potential in learning. You will be equipped with the knowledge required to support children who face difficulties in speech, communication and learning. Above all, this course will enable you to identify children who face such issues.


Certificate of completion

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1. Frames of Reference

2. Models of Human Learning

3. Special Education Needs

4. Communication and Interaction

5. Cognition and Learning

6. Behaviour, Emotional and Social Development

7. Sensory and Other Physical Difficulties

8. Planning for Children with SEN

9. Assessment of Children with Special Education Needs (SEN)

10. Support from External Agencies

Who is this course for?

If your goal is to build a career as a Special Education Needs teacher in schools, pupil referral units, nurseries and colleges, this is the apt course to follow. There are also opportunities to work in: learning support teams - these work from a base and travel to a cluster of schools;
further education colleges with special education units; community homes; hospital schools; youth custody centres.


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

Career path

SEN (Special Education Needs) teachers can find employment in special schools , helping students with learning needs arising from physical difficulties, learning difficulties or behavioural problems. SEN (Special Education Needs) teachers can take on supply work or arrange direct supply work through the schools themselves.Some SEN (Special Education Needs) teachers may find work as private tutors.

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