SEN Course
SEN course course brochure

What our learners say

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“I really enjoyed this course. Best one I have enrolled on so far.”
Sharon, Lincs, UK
It's great and the staff are very supportive.
Georgina, Warwickshire, UK
I have found the course beneficial.
Veronica, London, UK
“It is a worthwhile course for school support staff and parents/carers of children with special needs. The support and advice offered through individual tutors is invaluable.”
Angela, Nr. Bodmin, UK
It's been a great experience doing this course and I'm so glad that I decided to pick this one.
Jenny, Lancashire, UK
“New”
Sheena, Inverness, Scotland

What's in the course?

Here's what you'll get:


  • 36 videos. Six hours of information. Sit back, relax and learn in comfort.

  • SEN Job Interview Kit. Learn what questions you'll be asked - and how to answer them. Packed with insider tips to help you get that dream job.

  • An A-Z of terminology.

  • A sturdily bound set of 20 course modules that lies flat for ease of study. Detailed, practical information that guides you skilfully towards becoming a special education

  • 62,000 words of practical 'how-to' text. You get detailed information that guides you towards becoming a professional special education.

  • 6 Assignments. Your assignments will be carefully marked with personal advice by an experienced tutor.

  • ‘How to Achieve More!’ Planner. It contains forms for self-discovery and vision, a 12-month goals' planner, a study plan and scheduler, study tips, and a monthly reflection and assessment form. Exclusive to your course. † See More

  • Self-assessment exercises. They occur throughout the course to help you get organised as a practising special education. They also check that you can tackle each type of work.

  • 'How to Write Assignments' booklet (right). This booklet offers useful guidance on how to prepare your assignments. It's not available elsewhere.

  • A Quick Start Guide, to get you started on the course.

  • A sturdy ring binder that holds the course modules. Lies flat for ease of study. In the online edition, we provide the modules as online PDFs.†
  • learning images
  • A useful case that keeps all your course material.††

  • 'How to Succeed in your Distance Learning Course' booklet. Tips and advice on how to successfully complete your course. This booklet is not available elsewhere.

  • A study guide and planner that helps you organise your study.
  • 49 ways to promote your service
  • Personal career advice during the course.

  • '49 Winning Ways to Promote your Service' booklet (right). Great ideas to get you started. This booklet is not available elsewhere.

  • Student Discount card. Get discounts with leading shops and organisations.


    • † In the online edition this is provided as downloadable PDFs.
    • †† Not in online edition.

    Plus! Access your course online

    • Online edition of the course. Get access to all the course modules and assignments when you register.

    • Online student's database. Add your name to the database, and get in touch with other students.

    • Take a peek inside!

      Have a look at how friendly our online portal is. Click here: https://blackfordcentre.com/courses/how-to-use-the-portal/

      This course is available to all our learners. We've opened it to you, so you can check out our portal.


† Not in the online edition, where the course content is provided as downloadable PDFs and mp3 files.




And when you complete the course, you'll get the following items:


    SEN Diploma
  • A Diploma (right) to frame and display on your wall.

  • Certified Practitioner logo (below) for your CV.

  • SEN Practitioner

  • A reference from us confirming that you have completed the course.

  • We'll send a free press release to your local newspapers announcing your success (if you request it).

  • The right to use the post nominal letters Dip. SEN (BC) after your name.

From time to time we may improve, amend or extend the items mentioned here.