Level 2 Award in Supporting Individuals with Additional Needs at Stanmore College

Course Content

This professional development qualification provides essential knowledge and skills to anyone wanting to actively support individuals with learning disabilities. Units include: the meaning of learning disability, support, legislation, communication and planning.

Course Outcomes

A level 2 Award recognising the ability to plan, support and work with children and young people with additional needs.


The Award provides a direct progression route to Level 2 & 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care as they share a number of units or the Level 3 Award and Certificate in Supporting Individuals with Learning Disabilities

Entry Requirements

Level 1 English Must be supporting children with additional needs in practice Complete an initial assessment in English and a short piece of writing at the interview session to assess suitability for the course Interview


It will be assessed by your Tutor or Assessor using a range of methods. This could include direct observation in the workplace, a portfolio of evidence, written assignments or a task.