Course description

Are you interested in learning more about learning difficulties? Would like to know more information about resources and available support? This course will introduce you to different types of learning difficulties and the potential signs and indicators of them. It will guide you through the assessment process and the routes in which diagnosis can take place.  

What can this course lead to?

This course will support you to progress onto further short courses, such as an introduction to children and young people’s mental health. Our Student Support Services team will work with you to design a personalised learning journey based on your needs and aspirations. 

Want to learn more?

You can find out more about Northern College and the courses on offer at one of our Open Events.


Northern College, Yorkshire

Course session dates

Session dates for 15 September 2022 - 16 September 2022

  • Thursday 15 Sep 2022 to Friday 16 Sep 2022

Course fees and funding support


* This course is fully funded for eligible students.

If you are not eligible, there will be a cost of £25.00 plus an additional fee if you choose to stay over. The vast majority of students are eligible to study for free and we will confirm when you apply.