Aged 19+ at the beginning of the academic year

Lived in the EU for 3 years

Available fully funded

Around 1.5 million people in the UK have a learning disability. Owing to the fact that they are likely to find it more difficult than others to describe their symptoms, a good knowledge of legislation and the healthcare system, as well as an understanding of signs and symptoms of various conditions, is essential for anyone working with individuals with learning disabilities.


  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
  • Evidence your competency to employers
  • Improve your understanding of the term ‘learning disability’
  • Further your personal and professional development
  • Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college
  • Understand the importance of safeguarding individuals from abuse and the importance of a person-centred approach to risk-taking

What you will learn

  • Understanding the Context of Supporting Individuals with Learning Disabilities
  • Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care
  • Introduction to Personalisation in Social Care
  • Principles of Positive Risk-Taking for Individuals with Disabilities
  • Introductory Awareness of Autistic Spectrum Conditions
  • Principles of Supporting Individuals with a Learning Disability to Access Healthcare