Level 2 Award in Learning Disabilities (Accredited)

Endeavour Care Training
Delivery Method: Face-to-face

Who is the course for?

To provide healthcare support workers and adult social care workers with an overview of the subject, enabling an understanding of supporting a person with a learning disability.

What is it mapped to?

  • Level 2 award enables learners to achieve the standard required, knowledge and understanding of a subject relevant to their own work setting.

What do learners receive?

  • Course notes
  • Certificate

    There are many types of learning disability.

    Most develop before a baby is born, during birth or because of a serious illness in childhood. A learning disability is life-long and can have a significant impact on a person’s life. It is a broad term. Not all learning problems are learning disabilities. Learning difficulties can be mistaken for learning disabilities. All learning happens in stages.

    People with learning disabilities have opinions, feelings, choices and control over their lives. People with learning disabilities, like everyone else may have emotional and social difficulties that affect everyday living. 3 People with learning disabilities have a high level of undiagnosed illness.

    What does the course include?

    a) know what is meant by the term learning disability

    b) be aware of the key legislation, policy and guidelines relating to learning disability care and support

    c) be aware of some of the barriers faced by people (children, young people and adults) with a learning disability and their families and carers

    d) be aware of the positive and negative impact that caring for a person (child, young person and adult) with a learning disability in the family may have on relationships and family members’ own wellbeing

    e) understand the social model of disability and how it is put into practice

    f) know the common types and prevalence of learning disabilities

    g) know the main causes of learning disability

    h) know the importance of early identification and assessment of learning disabilities

    i) understand the importance of effective communication for people with a learning disability (children, young people and adults)

    j) know how to interact with people (children, young people and adults) with learning disabilities

    k) be aware of the importance of promoting positive health and wellbeing for people (children, young people and adults) with learning disabilities

    Course Length

    3 Hours

    Number of attendees

    Attendees minimum 6 to maximum 15


    This training course is available as in-house training at a venue of your own choice throughout the UK.


    All delegates will receive an Advantage accredited certificate.

    Dates available on arrangement

    Endeavour Care Training can also create this course for you on arrangement at your workplace.

    A discount of £100 is given if 2 courses are booked for the same day
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