Qualifications Leading to Membership

To apply for Professional Membership with Patoss you need to have completed an accredited SpLD Qualification.

Below are some examples of accredited courses.  Some courses are historic and not currently running.

Details of current SpLD Courses

 The following courses are eligible for Full membership:

Course provider Qualification Title
Dyslexia Action

Dyslexia Action Postgraduate Diploma Specialist Assessment and Teaching for Literacy-Related Difficulties Level 7 validated by Middlesex University (from 5 April 2022).

Dyslexia Action Postgraduate Certificate – Specialist Assessment for Literacy-Related Difficulties Level 7 validated by Middlesex University (from 4 April 2023).

Dyslexia Action Professional Diploma in Dyslexia and Literacy level 7 accredited by Middlesex University (from 1 July 2017 to 31 July 2023).

Dyslexia Action Professional Certificate in Assessment Practice for Dyslexia and Literacy accredited by Middlesex University (from 1 July 2017 to 31 July 2023).

Dyslexia Action Postgraduate Diploma in Dyslexia and Literacy (Level 7) accredited by Middlesex University (until June 2017 to 31 July 2023).

Dyslexia Action Postgraduate Certificate in Assessment Practice for Dyslexia and Literacy accredited by Middlesex University (from June 2017 to 31 July 2023).

Edge Hill University Postgraduate Certificate in Specific Learning Difficulties (Dyslexia)- AMBDA Elements
Hornsby International Dyslexia Centre Hornsby Diploma in the Teaching of Students with Specific Learning Difficulties/ dyslexia - Attendance
Institute of Education University of London

Master of Arts in Specific Learning Difficulties (Dyslexia)

Kingston University

Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Studies in Education - The Teaching of Students with Specific Learning Difficulties (Dyslexia)

London South Bank University

Postgraduate Diploma Adult Dyslexia Diagnosis & Support

Middlesex University

MA Specific Learning Difficulties

 OCR

Diploma for Techers with Specific Learning Difficulties

Level 7 Certificate in Assessing & Teaching Learners with SpLD/Dyslexia

Level 7 Diploma in Teaching & Assessing Learners wiht Dyslexia/SpLD (Units 2, 3, 4 and 5)

Oxford Brookes University

Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Working with Children wiht Literacy Difficulties)

RSA

Diploma for Teachers of Learners with Specific Learning Difficulties

The Open University

OU E801 Difficulties in Literacy Development up until October 2016.

University College London

Postgraduate Diploma Specific Learning Difficulties (dyslexia)

MA SpLD Dyslexia

University of Birmingham

Master of Education Language, Literacies & Dyslexia

Postgraduate Certificate in Language, Literacies & Dyslexia - Modules 1125725, 1125726 & 1125727

University of Chester

Postgraduate Diploma in Dyslexia Research & Practice

University of Gloucestershire

Postgraduate Certificate in Specfic Learning Difficulties

University of Leicester

Postgraduate Diploma in Education: Learning and Teaching

University of Wales - Bangor

MA/Med/Diploma - Modules XME4011, XME4016 & XME4017

University of York

The Postgraduate Diploma in Dyslexia & Literacy (Dyslexia Action until the end of June 2017)

 

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The following Courses are eligible for Associate Membership:

Course Provider Qualification Title
Helen Arkell

Level 5 Diploma in Teaching Learners with Dyslexia/Specific Learning Difficulties

Adshe

Level 5 course: Teaching Learners with Specific Learning Differences in FE/HE

British Dyslexia Association

Postgraducate Certificate Dyslexia Research and Practice

Approved Practitioner Status (APS)

Dyslexia Action

Level 5 Diploma in Strategic Teaching Support for Dyslexia and Literacy

Postgraduate Certificate in Structured Teaching Intervention for Dyslexia & Literacy

Edge Hill University and UCL Postgraduate Certificate in Specific Learning Difficulties (Dyslexia)
Hornsby International Dyslexia Centre Hornsby Diploma in the Teaching of Students with Specific Learning Difficulties/ dyslexia - Distance Learning
London Metropolitan University Postgraduate Certificate Teaching Adult Dyslexia Learners in HE and FE
London South Bank University Certificate Adult Dyslexia Support at level 3
OCR

Level 5 Certificate in Teaching Learners with Specfic Learning Difficulties

Level 5 Diploma in Teaching Learners with Dyslexia/SpLD

The Certificate for Teachers of Learners with Specific Learnign Difficulties

Oxford Brookes University  Postgraduate Certificate Advanced Educational Practice Literacy Difficulties
RSA Certificate for Teachers of Learning with Specific Learning Difficulties
The Learning Support Centre Level 5 Diploma in Teaching Learners with Dyslexia/Specific Learning Difficulties
The Manchester Metropolitan University Postgraduate Certificate in Specific Learning Difficulties Further Education / Higher Education
University College London Post graduate Certificate SpLD dyslexia
University of Birmingham Postgraduate Certificate Language, Literacies and Dyslexia
University of Southampton Postgraduate Certificate in Educational Studies in PCES Specific Learning Difficulties: Teaching Methods
University Of York The Postgraduate Certificate in Dyslexia and Literacy

 

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If your qualification if not listed above please email a copy of your certificate to the office at: info@patoss-dyslexia.org