ADHD Training

CPD Approved
ADHD Awareness
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For teams
  • 100% online training

  • Start when you like

  • Learn on any device (desktop, mobile or tablet)

  • Instant assessment and result

  • 1 learner per course

  • Train teams of all sizes

  • Bulk discounts starting at 10% off 10 courses

  • Learn on any device (desktop, mobile or tablet)

£30 +VAT

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Includes a 10% discount for 10+ courses

Around 5-7% of children worldwide have ADHD. There are three different presentations of ADHD, and each can cause real difficulties in a child's daily life.

This ADHD awareness training course can help anyone who works closely with a child who has ADHD. Appraised by ADHD and neurodiversity expert, Fintan J O’Regan, this course aims to raise your understanding of what ADHD is, what might cause it, and most importantly: how to support children with ADHD achieve personal, occupational, educational, and social success. 

This course was last audited on: 10th Feb 2023
  • Developed by professionals
  • Accredited by CPD
  • Fully online course and assessment with no time limits
  • Full audio voiceover
  • Approximate duration: 3 hours
  • Earn 3 CPD points on completion
  • Same day digital certificate. Printed certificate posted the next working day

What you'll learn

By completing this course, you will:

  • Develop a detailed understanding of what ADHD is.
  • Develop an awareness of the common traits of ADHD in children.
  • Know how ADHD is diagnosed in children.
  • Understand the common treatments and methods of managing ADHD, including medication and therapies.
  • Know how to manage and support children with ADHD in the classroom.
  • Have an understanding of how parents and carers can successfully manage and support children with ADHD at home.

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Course content

1An Introduction to ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), ADHD and twins, ADHD and gender, understanding comorbidity, ADHD and genetics, brain function and structure, ADHD risk factors, common ADHD myths, the Equality Act 2010, the Children and Families Act 2014, and special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

2Signs of ADHD and Diagnoses

Inattentive presentation, hyperactive/impulsive presentation, combined presentation, learners with a higher prevalence of ADHD, other common comorbidities, diagnosing ADHD, gaining a diagnosis, diagnosing adults.

3Supporting Children with ADHD

How it feels to have ADHD, creating an inclusive classroom, practical ways to support students with ADHD, a SENCo's responsibilities, supporting a child with suspected ADHD, and Education, Health, and Care Plans (EHCPs).

4ADHD Treatments and Therapies

NICE recommendations, medications, parent training, social skills training, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, behaviour therapies, and dietary changes.

5Managing ADHD at Home

Recognising good behaviour, managing difficult behaviour, managing frustration, creating routines, not sweating the small stuff, being specific, exercising, being positive, embracing neurodiversity, ADHD and siblings, and further resources.

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The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 15 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 80%. The answers are marked automatically, so you will instantly know whether you have passed. If you don't pass, don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need - at no extra charge.

Who should take this course?

This ADHD Awareness course has been designed for people who work with children, such as teachers, teaching assistants, childminders, school support staff, and other childcare professionals.

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How do our courses work?

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Add your chosen course to your basket. Once you’ve added all the courses you need, follow our step-by-step checkout process where you can purchase using Debit or Credit card.

For companies ordering 5 or more courses, you’ll also be given the option to pay by invoice.

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Course access

Once you’ve completed your purchase, look out for an email containing the details you’ll need to start your training.

Simply click the "Get Started" button on the email, and from there you can select whether the training is for yourself or for your team.

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If your delivery address is in the UK, we will send a hard copy of your certificate to your UK postal address once you’ve completed your course. Although we try to deliver your certificates as soon as possible, please allow 3-4 working days for delivery.

Don’t want to wait? You can instantly download your digital certificate as a PDF after course completion.

Additionally, please note that if your company is paying by invoice we can only issue certificates after your order has been fully paid.

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Continued support

Our friendly customer support team is happy to help at any stage of your training. Call us on 0333 006 7000 or contact, and we’ll do our best to answer any questions you may have. 

Additionally, have you seen our help page? It’s full of useful information to help guide you through your training experience.