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].

OCR Level 5 Diploma SpLD (ATS)
OCR Level 7 Diploma SpLD (AMBDA)
Folly Lane, Hereford. HR1 1LS
Course Leader: Lynda Lovell

Email: lovelll@hlcollege.ac.uk
01432 635325

ATS/APS Schools, FE/HE and Dyscalculia
(PG Cert. Dyslexia Research and Practice)

AMBDA schools, FE/HE and Dyscalculia
(PG Dip. Dyslexia Research and Practice)

MA in Dyslexia Research and Practice
Specialist Assessor in Assessing for Access Arrangements

Contact: 01244 511579
Or 01244 511710

Website Address:



Dr Kathy Kelly or Owen Barden
Tel: 0161 247 6969
Fax: 0161 247 6370