SEA3 – VTCT (Skillsfirst) Level 3 Award in the Principles of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (RQF)

Qualification summary

This qualification has been designed 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 Co-ordinator.

It could also be suitable for those seeking employment who having the ability and the opportunity to demonstrate recognisable competences. It could also be used as CPD for experienced and specialist staff seeking a qualification to recognise their competence.

The aim of this qualification is to enable you to develop the skills and understanding of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND), the process of early intervention and the legislation which impacts on SEND. It also enables the learner to gain an understanding of the role and responsibilities of the SEN Co-ordinator.

This qualification also has a wider use and could be recognised outside the child/adult care sector .

VTCT (Skillsfirst) Level 3 Award in the Principles of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (RQF) Handbook

Qualification structure

To achieve this qualification learners must achieve the mandatory unit.

Guided Learning Hours (GLH) are 39

Total Qualification Time (TQT) is 58

Qualification numberQualification reference
SEA3 603/3351/0

Mandatory unit

RQF
unit no.
Skillsfirst
unit no.
Unit titleGLH value
 T/617/0918 BB3 Principles of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities 39

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