Learning Disability Awareness

This Learning Disability Awareness programme is suitable for staff working in a variety of settings and aims to provide a detailed understanding of learning disabilities and their effects.

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The Learning Disability Awareness course aim to build on your understanding of what it means to have a learning disability and your experience in this area of work.  The course will suggest lots of ideas about how you can help to support people with learning disabilities who you may work with.

The course is suitable for staff working in a variety of settings.  It will be useful whether you work in a health or social care setting, in a community or an educational setting and whether you work in a paid or voluntary role.  The effect of learning disabilities throughout the lifespan is considered, but there is a particular emphasis on children, adolescents, and young adults.


  • Gain a detailed understanding of Learning Disabilities and their effects
  • Understand the importance of communication when working with individuals
  • Looks specifically into the connection between mental health care and learning disabilities


  • Module 1: Learning Disability Overview
  • Module 2: The Effects of Learning Disability on the Person and their Family
  • Module 3: Supporting People with Learning Disabilities by Enabling Communication
  • Module 4: Supporting People with Learning Disabilities: Environment and Behaviour
  • Module 5: Supporting People with Learning Disabilities: Physical Care
  • Module 6: Mental Health Care and Empowering People with Learning Disabilities


The programme is carried out using a comprehensive blended learning resource pack which can be kept to record a staff members development in the subject. Assessment is through completion of the workbook and a multiple choice question paper.

Our aim is to provide you with the best deal available when purchasing the Learning Disability Awareness course, therefore the registration fee, certification fee, and Tutor guide is included in the course price for you.

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About NCC Training Resources

NCC Resources has been established for almost 20 years. Our experience in the field of distance learning ensures that we understand what it is that students want, so you can be confident that our course materials are tried and tested. With our flexible distance learning courses you can fit learning around your busy lifestyle, completing each one of our programmes at a pace that is convenient for you.

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