Dyslexia Awareness Training Course

Online Certified Course

Certified Online Course Dyslexia Awareness Training Online
£30 +VAT

Dyslexia Awareness Training Course

If you work with children with dyslexia, it’s important that you know how to support them and help them fulfil their potential. This extensive course will give you a comprehensive understanding of the challenges dyslexic children face and the techniques and learning activities you can use to help them.

  • Fully online training course and assessment.
  • Flexible training you can take at your own pace.
  • Train on any device with an internet connection.
  • Get certified in 3-4 hours.
  • Downloadable certificate on completion.
  • High quality certificate posted next working day.

Who Is This Course For?

This course is designed for anyone who supports children with dyslexia in their learning, including teachers, teaching assistants, support staff, childminders, volunteers and care workers.




Child Minders




School Staff


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On successful completion of the course you will be sent a quality assured certificate through the post the next working day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.

All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

Course Preview

This course contains seven interactive training modules for you to work through at your own pace. After finishing these, you’ll need to pass an assessment to complete your training, which can be taken as many times as you need with no extra charge. Once sucessfully completed, your high quality certificate will be posted the next working day; alternatively you can download a digital copy straight away.

If you would like to try this course for free first, you can register for a demo. You will be given the option to purchase and continue with your course at the end of your demo.

Module Content

Module Description
1 Introduction to Dyslexia What is dyslexia and why should we all be aware of it? This module focuses on the misconceptions of dyslexia and the challenges faced by children with dyslexia due to a difference in their ability to process information as compared to their peers.
2 How Dyslexia Impacts on a Child’s Learning In this module, you will learn about the everyday impact that dyslexia can have on all aspects of a child’s life, from engaging in learning activities to refining basic skills and how they can lead a happy day to day life without challenges and difficulties.
3 Spotting the Signs This module discusses the various signs that you may spot in a child or teenager that indicates they may have dyslexia. It explains what actions you can take if you suspect a child is showing early signs of dyslexia.
4 Testing for Dyslexia It is vital you know what to do if you suspect a child has dyslexia and if you are seeking a diagnosis. By the end of this module you will know what information is required if taking a child to be tested and will familiarise you with the various types of dyslexia or other disabilities that may be discovered in the child.
5 Helping Children With Dyslexia at Home It is essential that children are supported with reading and arithmetic skills at home. This module is designed for you to practically think and plan how to help children and parents with learning at home. Various methods are explored with a particular focus on multisensory learning.
6 Helping Dyslexic Children With Education In this module you will gain the practical knowledge of how you can support a child in school. Exercises are designed to get you thinking about how you can adapt your own methods and it will also challenge your existing ideas about dyslexia in the classroom. You will learn how to help children develop a positive attitude to learning.
7 Technology and Resources In this module you will learn about useful technology that will support a dyslexic child during their time of learning. You will also find links to resources that provide further information about dyslexia or materials that you can access, download, or purchase to support their learning.

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Learning Aims

By taking this course, you will learn:

  • How dyslexia has the potential to impact on a child’s learning.
  • The ways you can spot early signs that a child may have dyslexia.
  • How testing for dyslexia is carried out and what is the Statement of Special Educational Needs.
  • Multisensory learning techniques, understanding letters and numbers and support for the child both at school and at home.
  • How to find the best resources, games and activities to help children with activities.


Once you have completed all of the online training material for the course, you will be able to take the online assessment.

The assessment consists of 15 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 80%.

The answers are marked instantly so you will know whether you have passed as soon as you finish. If you don’t pass the assessment you can review the course material and take the assessment again as many times as necessary at no extra charge.

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You can pay for any of our courses online by Debit or Credit card or PayPal. You will also be given the option to pay by invoice if you order five or more courses.

Course Access

Once you’ve purchased your course, we’ll instantly send you an email containing your username and password. You can use these to log in to your training and get started.

If you’ve purchased multiple courses for training your team, we’ll email you a list of login details that you can distribute to your staff.


Upon completion of your training, we’ll send you a quality assured certificate by post the next working day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.

You can also instantly download a PDF version of your certificate upon course completion.

Our friendly customer support team are happy to help at any stage of your training. Alternatively, you may find the information you're looking for on our Help page

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