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This course aims to provide you with the professional attributes to make a real difference to children, young people and adults with specific learning differences (dyslexia). You will have the opportunity to develop the skills, knowledge and confidence to act as a specialist teacher and/or assessor for dyslexia in line with British Dyslexia Association (BDA) requirements.
Our courses allow study for the ATS/APS or AMBDA for either Schools or FE/HE, making it suitable for those who need the relevant qualifications to be Non-Medical Helpers in HE, plus those working in FE. We have also introduced the ATS/APS Dyscalculia/Numeracy course for those who wish to specialise in dyslexia/SpLD and maths difficulties.
When learning to assess for the Postgraduate Diploma,
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To apply you do not need to be a qualified teacher. You do need:
the support of your setting
to have been supporting/teaching for two years full time (or equivalent) by completion of the BDA accreditation awards
to have undergone a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check if appropriate
a minimum of a 2:2 honours, where a degree is held.
The University of Chester provides a wide and flexible range of postgraduate and post-experience courses designed to meet the needs of prospective students. In today's rapidly changing world our postgraduate qualifications can provide valuable career and personal development opportunities and help you build on your experience and current skills.Read more
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