Level 5 The Dyslexia Award: Specialist in Group Interventions for Learners with Dyslexia/Specific Learning Difficulties

The Dyslexia Award is a short practical training programme, focusing on understanding and supporting groups of learners with dyslexia and/or specific learning difficulties taught through a range of videos, cartoons, activities and power points. It was developed in response to demand from teaching assistants/teachers/SENDCos for a shorter course on dyslexia to be available as an alternative to the Level 5 Specialist Teacher Diploma.

This online course and assessed tasks will take approximately 120 hours to complete over 6 – 9 months and will give the candidates 12 Level 5 credits.
Who can attend?

Teachers, HLTAs, Speech and Language Therapists, Occupational Therapists and those with a level 3 qualification or higher looking for a new career.


1. Online - £650 - £900

Candidates study on their own with the support of a remote tutor.

Option A: Qualification - £900

(+VAT- refundable for most schools/colleges/charities).

i)The course comprises 12 credits of on-line learning, complete with online assessment.  It offers an interactive experience, the content of which is delivered through:

•  Reading materials/resources

•  Lectures

•  PowerPoints

•  Videos

•  Demonstration lessons

•  Cartoons

ii) Candidates can work at their own pace and are welcome to repeat any lectures needing consolidation.

iii) Candidates are further supported by a personal tutor, who will provide individual feedback to give advice on how to extend or improve practice, challenge candidates’ thinking, or to offer additional opportunities for reflection.

Option B: CPD - £650

Start Dates

September 2018
January 2019
April 2019
June 2019
To book your place on this course email: ellie@dyslexiamatters.co.uk or telephone 01767 313100.