Level 2 Award in Supporting Individuals with Learning Disabilities

Qualification Level 2 Award in Supporting Individuals with Additional Needs
Subject Area Early Years
Attendance Part Time
Age Group(s) Adults
Duration 12 Weeks

Course Content

This professional development qualification provides essential knowledge and skills to anyone wanting to actively support individuals with learning disabilities.

It is a part-time short course lasting 12 weeks. 4 Units

LD201: Understand the context of supporting individuals with learning disabilities SS OP 2.3: Contribute to the support of individuals with multiple conditions and/or disabilities HSC 2006: Support participation in learning and development activities Unit LD 210 Introductory awareness of autistic spectrum conditions

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 or the Level 3 Award and Certificate in Supporting Individuals with Learning Disabilities or Childcare Level 2 or 3 or Supporting Teaching and Learning Level 2 or 3.

Entry Requirements

  • Level 1 English. -Must be supporting children or young person 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/ Assessor using a range of methods. This includes direct observation in the workplace, a portfolio of evidence and written assignments.



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