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Level 3 Certificate In Supporting Individuals with Disabilities 

The Level 3 Certificate – Supporting Individuals with Learning Disabilities (RQF)

develops learners’ knowledge and understanding in supporting Individuals with Learning Disabilities exploring the concepts of Best Days, Person Centred thinking and Positive Risk taking.


  A named Tutor and assessor                                                          

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  Lessons accessible 24/7                                                                     

  Email, zoom and phone                       support                                                                     

 Self pace

         up to one year                                                                    

Course Summary

Learners will explore a wide range of skills required when working with people that are affected by learning disabilities.

The course is designed to give learners a strong understanding of how to support individuals with learning difficulties to make their own decisions and make the most of their life.

Developing essential knowledge and skills around actively supporting individuals with learning difficulties, this qualification is taught through personal development opportunities that help understand and demonstrate a high-quality person-centred approach to support.

Learners must achieve a minimum of 23 credits: 12 credits from the mandatory units and a minimum of 11 credits from the optional units. At least 17 credits must be achieved at level 3.

Units Covered

Mandatory Units:

  • Understand the context of supporting individuals with learning disabilities

  • Support person-centred thinking and planning

  • Promote communication in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings

Optional Units

  • Promote active support

  • Understand positive risk taking for individuals with disabilities

  • Principles of supporting individuals with a learning disability regarding sexuality and sexual health

  • Support individuals with a learning disability to access healthcare

  • Understand how to support individuals with autistic spectrum conditions

  • Support young people with a disability to make the transition into adulthood

  • Principles of supporting young people with a disability to make the transition into adulthood

  • Support parents with disabilities

  • Support individuals with self-directed support

  • Principles of self-directed support

  • Maintaining the Independent Advocacy relationship

  • Purpose and principles of Independent Advocacy

  • Providing Independent Advocacy support

  • Understand mental well-being and mental health promotion

  • Understand mental health problems

  • Understand the process and experience of dementia

  • Understand the diversity of individuals with dementia and the importance of inclusion

  • Provide support to maintain and develop skills for everyday life

  • Facilitate learning and development activities to meet individual needs and preferences

  • Prepare to support individuals within a shared lives arrangement

  • Support individuals to access and use services and facilities

  • Provide support for individuals within a shared lives arrangement

  • Support individuals in their relationships

  • Support individuals to manage their finances

  • Support individuals to access housing and accommodation services

  • Support Individuals with Specific Communication Needs

  • Support individuals during a period of change

  • Support individuals to prepare for and settle into new home environments.

  • Work in partnership with families to support individuals

  • Promote positive behaviour

  • Support families in maintaining relationships in their wider social structures

  • Understand Physical Disability

  • Support families who have a child with a disability

  • Understand Sensory Loss

  • Understand Models of Disability

  • Support individuals with multiple conditions and/or disabilities

  • Enable individuals to negotiate environments

  • Support positive risk taking for individuals

  • Principles of supporting an individual to maintain personal hygiene

  • Support individuals to maintain personal hygiene

  • Support individuals in the use of assistive technology

  • Support individuals to access education, training or employment.

  • Enable individuals with behavioural difficulties to develop strategies to change their behaviour

  • Implement the positive behavioural support model


Other customers have also utilised the funding contribution to combine Epilepsy & Emergency medication.

Qualification Requirements

No prior Qualification requirements are needed for this course 

About this course


It is suitable for learners who work in a school environment and not only wish to develop their knowledge and understanding of the role this could be as a teacher Assessor classroom assistant or support worker in a school, but also wish to develop the skills to undertake these roles.

Ways to Pay

The cost covers all learning certificates 

learning recourse and support as mention. If you have more questions please get in contact with us.

Deposit Pay for your place start the course when you are ready within 3 year.  

Full Payment £350


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