Edge Hill University

Edge Hill University

Specialist Dyslexia Training

This programme is for professionals with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills' Status (QTLS) or equivalent, and professionals that hold a relevant degree. The programme covers the requirements for Approved Teacher Status (ATS) in the opening module and confer eligibility for full Associate Membership status of the British Dyslexia Association (AMBDA) on successful completion of the Postgraduate Certificate.

Entry requirements

To join this programme, applicants should have a QTS, QTLS, a relevant degree or equivalent. Students require a written statement from their head teacher / manager supporting their suitability as a specialist teacher and confirming they satisfy the Disclosure and Barring Service's (DBS, previously CRB) mandatory criteria of 'Clearance to Work with Children and/or Vulnerable Adults'.

Course modules

Identification, assessment and intervention for students with SpLD Dyslexia; specialist Dyslexia training work-based practice; theories and dilemmas of Dyslexia.

Assessment methods

Case studies, diagnostic assessment reports, specialist teaching evaluations, annotated lesson plans and observations of teaching practice.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time £ 25 per Credit (home fees) 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Ormskirk Campus Ormskirk L39 4QP North West

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Key information

Telephone number: 
01695 575171