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Meeting the Needs of Learners with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in the Mainstream Classroom - Level 2

Start Date: 23rd April 2021
Code: YFPX2042C1


Duration: 5 Weeks Online
Number of weeks: 5
Start date: 23rd April 2021
End date: 21st May 2021
Day: Fri
Time: 10:00-13:15

Fee for 2020/2021 Academic Year:


This course is fully funded by the Department for the Economy for:

  • Individuals who are residents in Northern Ireland 
  • Whose employment has been negatively impacted by Covid-19

This course is a part of a suite of free online accredited courses in response to the pandemic that the College is offering.

Information for Employers

NI registered Sole Traders and Companies may avail of 100% Skills Focus funding (eligibility criteria applies) to upskill, retrain and gain a qualification at level 2 or above. For more information visit our programmes or email

Course Information

The focus is to develop strategies that people can use to make the service they offer more effective by understanding of the needs of this group and adapting services to address those needs. The aim of the qualification is to:

  • Define what ADHD means
  • Understand the impact that ADHD has on a person
  • Be able to modify the impact that ADHD has on learning
  • Identify key principles of positive behaviour management

The learner who gains this qualification will be able work more effectively with people with ADHD and develop appropriate strategies to support the needs of this group within the mainstream education sector

The qualification is particularly suitable for those who already work in the field or who are looking to move into this area of work. It would be particular beneficial to unemployed people as they would acquire new skills and have the advantage of a qualification in the field.

Please note class times, as a commitment to attend all five sessions is required in order to attain qualification.

Course Update

Subject to Approval

Students need to be 19+ (awarding body guidance)

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