Support & Advice
SpLD Specialist Teacher Training Courses
The following are institutions which provide training for specialist teachers seeking to gain qualifications meeting requirements:
- for Full Membership of Patoss and an SpLD Assessment Practising Certificate [those qualifications which meet criteria for AMBDA (Associate Membership of the BDA or that are approved by SASC) or which would qualify
- for Associate Membership of Patoss, [qualifications which meet criteria for Approved Teacher or Approved Practitioner Status of the BDA].
Tel: 024 7647 0033
Fax: 024 7642 1944
Email: Customer Information Bureau
37 centres around the country running diploma and certificate courses. Some of these are listed on the following pages, or contact OCR for possible others.
Training in specialist teaching and assessment at levels 5 and 7 leading to ATS or AMBDA and Assessment Practising Certificates.
Identifying and Supporting Learners with SpLD/Dyslexia (ATS)
Assessment methodology for SpLD/Dyslexia (Top up to AMBDA + APC)
Masters in SpLD/Dyslexia
OCR Level 5 Diploma SpLD (ATS)
OCR Level 7 Diploma SpLD (AMBDA + APC)
Tel: 01252 792 400
OCR Level 5 Diploma Teaching Learners with Dyslexia/Specific Learning Difficulties (ATS/APS).
Specialising in either Primary or KS2/Secondary level. A one year course, with attendance at Helen Arkell one day a week.
OCR Level 7 Diploma Teaching and Assessing Learners with Dyslexia/Specific Learning Difficulties (AMBDA + APC). This course is approved by the BDA Accreditation Board for AMBDA or by SASC as meeting the training requirements for SpLD Assessment Training.
A one year course, with attendance at Helen Arkell one day a week.
Belfast Presenters: Lia Border, Louise Green…
Cookstown Presenters: Lia Border, Louise Green…