Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilites

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

What will I study?:

  • Unit 1 – Understanding the Context of Supporting Individuals with Learning Disabilities
  • Unit 2 – Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care
  • Unit 3 – Introduction to Personalisation in Social Care
  • Unit 4 – Principles of Positive Risk-Taking for Individuals with Disabilities
  • Unit 5 – Introductory Awareness of Autistic Spectrum Conditions
  • Unit 6 – Principles of Supporting Individuals with a Learning Disability to Access Healthcare

Eligibility Criteria

  • Aged 19+ 
  • Lived in the EU for 3 years


Available fully funded

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