Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities

Working with individuals with Learning Disabilities qualification provides an understanding of the principles that ensure an individual with learning disabilities is provided with high-quality, person-centred care.

Course Content

  • Learn to support individuals with learning disabilities
  • Understand how to safeguard and protect
  • Learn the value of positive risk taking

By combining information collected by government departments on the presence of learning disabilities among people using services, overall population predictions for England and the results of epidemiological research, we estimate that in England in 2015 there were 1,087,100 people with learning disabilities, including 930,400 adults.


  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
  • Evidence your competency to employers
  • Improve your understanding of the term ‘learning disability’
  • Further your personal and professional development
  • Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college
  • Understand the importance of safeguarding individuals from abuse and the importance of a person-centred approach to risk-taking

What You Will Learn

  • Unit 1 – Understanding the Context of Supporting Individuals with Learning Disabilities
  • Unit 2 – Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care
  • Unit 3 – Introduction to Personalisation in Social Care
  • Unit 4 – Principles of Positive Risk-Taking for Individuals with Disabilities
  • Unit 5 – Introductory Awareness of Autistic Spectrum Conditions
  • Unit 6 – Principles of Supporting Individuals with a Learning Disability to Access Healthcare

Eligibility Criteria

  • Learners must be aged 19 years or over (born before 1 September 1998)
  • A minimum number of 8 learners MUST be present for the induction (there is no maximum)
  • All learners must have been residing in the UK for the past three years and non EU/UK citizens must have documentary proof.


If you require any further information or would like to book a course please contact or telephone our office on 01429 874530

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