First degree or a minimum qualification equivalent to QCF Level 4 plus extensive relevant work experience.
If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.
The English language level for this programme is: Good.
Further information can be found on our English language requirements page.
Months of entry
The PG Dip in Habilitation and Disabilities of Sight (Children and Young People) trains students to support, plan, carry out, supervise and evaluate children\'s and young people\'s (from birth to 25 years) habilitation skills at home, in public settings, and in educational transitions.
This programme has been matched against the National Occupational Standards for Sensory Services of the CWDC (2009) and has been developed with the support of the DfE, RNIB and Habilitation VIUK. It takes trainees from the basics of habilitation up to the standard needed for registration as an Habilitation Specilaisit with HabilitationVIUK.
Successful completion of the Graduate Diploma, followed by a probationary year, is a registration requirement of the UK Habilitation Professional Body, Habilitation VI UK.
Introductory Braille sessions are available for those not already qualified.
Part-time: 2 years;
Fees and funding
Fee UK/EU Part-time: GBP5,895; Overseas Part-time: GBP10,430;
Qualification and course duration
Both face-to-face and virtual learning environment elements will inform the pattern of teaching on the programme. It is assessed by written assessments, coursework assignments, practical skill assessments, skill observations, self-videoed practical assessment activities, presentations, placements, and a portfolio which is matched against the Quality Standards for Habilitation Work with Children and Young People (2011).
Course contact details
- +44 (0)20 3370 1214