SEN Course
SEN course course brochure
“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
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Sheena, Inverness, Scotland

What's in the course?

Here's what you'll get:


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

  • 62,000 words of practical how-to text. You get detailed information that guides you skilfully towards becoming a Special Needs expert.

  • A sturdy ring binder † that holds the 20 course modules. Lies flat for ease of study. In the online edition, we provide the printed modules as downloadable PDFs.

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

  • 9 assignments. Your assignments will be carefully marked with personal advice by a practising SEN teacher.

  • A useful case that keeps all your course material.†

  • 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.

  • Resources file, includes forms, organisations, and checklists essential for those working in SEN.

  • A techniques book to accompany the course. †

  • Audio CD†. Listen to the course in the car or on your iPod. The course includes a CD and online mp3 version of the course which you can download. This means you can listen to the course wherever you are - while commuting or on holiday.

  • 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.

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

  • Interview with an SEN Assistant DVD
  • Interview with an SEN Assistant DVD†. In it she discusses her role as an SEN assistant and the tasks that she completes on a day to day basis. It's a real insight into the life of an SEN assistant.

  • A confidential personal profile for you to complete. This helps you assess your goals, your strengths and weaknesses, and your progress.

  • A study guide and planner that helps you organise your study.

  • 61 self-assessment exercises, including reflective activities. The assignments mostly involve scenarios and case studies based on real life.

  • Question and Answer sheets for you to have your queries answered (not in the online-only edition).

  • The contact details for your personal tutor.

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



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.

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.