Course Description

Learning Disability Awareness

Learning Disability Awareness is a course run by 1 Training, Dublin. It is a 'Online Learning' course with a duration of Guided Learning Hours 17. For more information about Learning Disability Awareness at 1 Training, please review the details below.

Learning Disability Awareness


Learning disabilities are often neurological conditions. They can be lifelong disabilities that people have to live with. People may be born with learning disabilities or acquire it along the way. If you want to further your understanding of this condition, the Learning Disability Awareness course is an excellent place to start. It is an in-depth course that focuses on how learning disabilities impact people in how they process information, understand certain situations, communicate their thoughts and feelings and finally how they learn. Not everyone has the same learning disability. Each person may display a set of varied characteristics. If you wish to work in health and social care, this course will provide a wealth of information on how to help and support individuals with learning disabilities.

People with learning disabilities have their own hopes and dreams, just like everyone else. You will gain the essential tools of empathy and diplomacy to listen to these people and provide the support they need to achieve their fullest potential. Key modules will be fully explored and you will be equipped with the relevant skills and knowledge on how to work effectively with people struggling with learning disabilities. You will be able to play a pivotal role in their development and growth towards having a better future.

The course in Learning Disability Awareness features practical tips and advice on the effect of learning disabilities and how to help individuals overcome certain challenges to go onto lead fulfilling lives. This is a CPD certified course which demonstrates to potential employers that you are continually developing yourself, and will make you a desirable candidate across the adult and health care sectors.

Why You Should Consider Taking this Course at 1Training?

1Training is a leading online provider for several accrediting bodies, and provides learners the opportunity to take this exclusive course awarded by CPD. At 1Training, we give our fullest attention to our learners’ needs and ensure they have the necessary information required to proceed with the Course. Learners who register will be given excellent support, discounts for future purchases and be eligible for a TOTUM Discount card and Student ID card with amazing offers and access to retail stores, the library, cinemas, gym memberships and their favourite restaurants.

Learning Outcomes

  • Have a clear understanding of the common types and causes of learning disabilities
  • Understand how learning disabilities affect people in their day to day lives
  • Learn how a person-centred approach to care will produce the best results
  • Learn why as a society is it important to overcome the stigma associated with learning disabilities

Course Curriculum
1: Introduction
2: Learning Disabilities: the Basics
3: New Understanding
4: Person-centred Approach
5: Meeting Needs – Part 1
6: Meeting Needs – Part 2
7: Meeting Needs – Part 3
8: Legal Framework, Opportunities and Safeguarding

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lessons at any time.

Awarding Body

CPD is a leading awarding body in the United Kingdom that meets an excellent standard of high quality education. CPD is committed towards the enhancement of proficiency and personal skills in order to develop learners’ skills and abilities. CPD ensures that both practical and academic qualifications assist individuals to re-skill or up-skill and maintain a competitive advantage in their chosen industry.

This course is recommended for,

  • People working in healthcare
  • Nurses
  • Support and Care Workers

Method of Assessment 

In order to qualify in the course ‘Learning Disability Awareness’ successfully, learners will take an online test. This online test is marked automatically, so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.

Pass Mark: 70%


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Training Provider1 Training
Course LocationDublin
Course TypeOnline Learning
Course DurationGuided Learning Hours 17
Course Fee19
Entry Requirements• Learners should be over the age of 16, and have a basic understanding of English, ICT and numeracy. • A sound educational background is recommended
Carear Path• Registered Nurse – £30,000 (Approximately) • Nursing Practitioner – £28,000 (Approximately) • Adult Care Worker £30,000 (Approximately) • Healthcare Advisor – £27,500 (Approximately)
Phone+44 208 610 9650
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