Study a Special Educational Needs course online

Join over 120,000 people who improved their skills with us. Study from home at your own pace

The convenient way to study an SEN course

Would you like a career in supporting children with special educational needs, but haven’t got the time to go back to college every day?

Having a job working with children can be exciting, rewarding, and satisfying with a fantastic range of work and fun.

Our course is independently accredited by ABC. Tens of thousands of people each year further their education with an ABC award.

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    3 Reasons why working with children with special educational needs is rewarding:

    Make a difference

    With the skills learnt from this course you will be able to make a difference to a child’s learning through identifying and planning the special educational needs of the individual. You will be able to see their improvement and how your help has benefited them.

    Great salary

    A special educational needs teacher’s average wage ranges from £22,244 to £32,831 a year. These excellent salaries mean you will be earning money whilst working in a job that you love. What could be better than that?

    The students

    Supporting children with special educational needs means that every day is never the same. It can be a challenging job to know that you have improved a child’s learning and will be very rewarding. These students will be thankful for your time and the care you have given them.

    Trusted independent accreditation

    All of our courses are independently accredited from long-established awarding organisations with qualifications such as ABE, BTEC, NVQ, and A-Level. It’s easier to get a job when you have an employer recognised qualification.

    Each independent award body perform detailed, rigorous checks to ensure our courses meets their high standards.

    Study from home, at your own pace

    If you struggle to find time to study every day at a traditional college, a home learning course is an ideal solution. Over 120,000 people have studied with us from home and enjoyed full support from a tutor.

    You’ll study whenever you want, at your own pace. There are no strict deadlines (you’ll have up to a year and most of our courses require 80 hours of study- that’s around 1 hour and a half a week).

    Award-winning tutor support

    Our courses are studied entirely from home- but you still enjoy help at every step of the way from your dedicated expert tutor who can be contacted via our award-winning e-learning site.

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    Paving your way to better employment

    Whether you’re setting out on a brand new career path, aiming higher in your job or just getting started in employment, Open Study College are here to improve your career prospects.

    When you enrol, get in touch with our learner services and request your free Employability Guide. Our expert guide will help you understand the qualities and skills employers are looking for. It will also enable you to demonstrate your skills, so you stand out from other candidates.

    Once you have passed your course, you can take advantage of our free CV rewriting service. We will use our expertise to improve your chances of finding a job with a noticeable CV!

    At Open Study College, we help shape your future.

    To request your free copy of our Employability Guide and CV writing service email or call 03300 563100 and our friendly team will send you a link to access the guide.

    Enrol on our Special Educational Needs Level 3 course today!