Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of Special Educational Needs

Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of Special Educational Needs

Course Code: A207 Duration: 1 Year Attendance: Part Time Location: Farnborough Campus


About the course

Studying the Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of Special Educational Needs will enable you to support people with a range of disabilities in achieving their full learning potential. It aims to provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills needed to understand Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and the process of early intervention. It also covers the legislation which impacts on SEND, as well as the role and responsibilities of the SEN Coordinator. 

Who is this programme for?

This course is designed for anyone working with SEN children, from foster families and social workers to nursery assistants and teachers. Beyond this qualification, the course aims to equip you with the skills and resources necessary to help SEN students achieve.



Tuition £811

Please note that while we make reasonable adjustments to remove any barriers to education, additional fees may be payable where this is not possible. For example, to provide additional support due to a disability. Please contact us if you believe you have any additional needs so that we can discuss your options before enrolling on a course.

Financial Support and Funding

To help with the costs of studying, this course is eligible for:

To check your individual eligibility, please contact us online or telephone 01252 405555.

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If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.

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Your course

What modules are covered?

There is one mandatory module for this course titled ‘Principles of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities’. This has four learning outcomes whereby you will be able to: 

  • Understand Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)  
  • Understand the process of early intervention  
  • Understand the legislation which impacts on SEND  
  • Understand the role and responsibilities of the SEN Co-ordinator 
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Your future

What Next?

This qualification provides progression to the following qualifications:  

  • Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care (RQF)  
  • Level 3 Diploma for the Children & Young People's Workforce (RQF) 

and other related qualifications within child/adult care. 

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Entry Requirements

What is the entry process?

There are no formal entry requirements for learners undertaking this qualification; however, learners must have the potential and opportunity to gain evidence for the qualification in the workplace. 

How will I be assessed?

This qualification will be assessed by internally set questionnaire, which will be marked by centre staff. 

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Course Enquiry

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