Lancashire Adult Learning
THU - 14/10/2021
09:30 to 12:30
6 week course
20+ Places Remaining
Course Overview

The awarding body for this qualification is Cache and it will be accredited through Lancashire Adult Learning.

The aim of this course is to provide the learners with an introduction to Disability through looking more closely at three units/topics: Disability Awareness, Physical Disabilities and Learning Disabilities.

Having a better awareness of disability, the impact it can have on individuals and how to effectively support individuals is beneficial for anyone working or volunteering in a person-facing role especially within the Health and Social Care Sector.

How long is the course?
The course content is designed to take around 18 hours to complete (1 x 3 hours taught class each week for 6 weeks) and learners will receive support to complete the course where necessary.

What will I learn?

During this course learners will find out more about:
The difference between disability and impairment
The Medical and Social Model of disability
Current disability related legislation
Attitudes and barriers faced by people with disabilities
The main causes of physical disability
The importance of a person-centred approach when working with individuals with a physical disability
The challenges of living with a physical disability
The main causes of learning disability
The importance of a person-centred approach when working with individuals with a learning disability
How to promote inclusion when working with individuals with disabilities.

How will the course be assessed?

Learners will be required to attend a 3-hour classroom session once a week for 6 weeks.
Within the sessions they will take part in activities and carry out research, work with others and complete written and verbal tasks.

Assessment will be completed through written answers in either a provided workbook or online on Moodle (our e-learning platform). Opportunity for re-submission of tasks will be provided as necessary.

Materials and other information

The Additional Learning Support Team work across college supporting students with a variety of learning needs in different ways.  Support can be requested at enrolment or at any point throughout your course. For more information email als.lal@nelsongroup.ac.uk

For more information on booking onto a course, telephone 0333 0031717

It would be useful to have a pen and paper so you can make notes throughout the course

Progression and Careers

Completion of initial assessment task at the start of the course will enable learners to review their knowledge of the course content. At the end of the course learners will review their knowledge again to assess progress.
Learners will also be supported to set an individual target(s) for the course based on personal goals and aspirations.
Learners will receive ongoing feedback on their work both verbally and in writing.
Learners will receive feedback and information about further learning opportunities to develop their knowledge and skills.


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