CPD Approved

Learning Disability Awareness Course Description

This Learning Disability Awareness Course will start by giving you an overview of some of the common types and causes of learning disabilities and how they affect people. It will touch on how a person centred approach to care will get the best results and look at how management must perform, and at the needs of the individual. It will also discuss overcoming the stigma attached to learning disabilities and much more.

Duration: 50 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions)

Price: £25.00 (+VAT)

Target Audience

Someone who is interested in a career as a carer would benefit greatly from this course. A career as a learning support worker would as be very fruitful with this course.


Learning disabilities, however they are acquired, are lifelong. They are neurological disabilities and as such affect how an individual understands and remembers information, how they learn and communicate. People can be born with learning disabilities or they may acquire them later in life.

Further Progression for Learning Disability Awareness

This course would be a great foundation for someone who wants to start a career in learning support. Courses that we offer that may help with these endeavours could be our person centred care course.

Module NumberModule NamePass % Required
2Learning Disabilities: the Basics70
3New Understanding70
4Person-centred Approach70
5Meeting Needs – Part 170
6Meeting Needs – Part 270
7Meeting Needs – Part 370
8Legal Framework, Opportunities and

Recommended System Requirements

Browser: Up to date web browser
Video: Up to date video drivers
Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)