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Key Info

1 Day Course

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Where and When

Delivered at a venue of your choice throughout the UK, contact us for availability.

Accredited Course

The course content are accredited by the Open College Network (OCN) Credit4Learning as a Level 3 course.

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Course Overview

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a condition which affects millions of people worldwide and can create challenges with concentration and holding attention and many people with ADHD will need adaptations to be made to support environments so as to reduce the impact of the condition and reach their full potential.

This training course describes what ADHD is, confirms the different types of ADHD and how these are presented, including cognitive theories.

This training course considers how sensory regulation can effect a person with ADHD and provides practical ways of providing support and making adjustments. This is a Level 3 accredited course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Below are the main topics covered in this course, expand each one to see the criteria.

1Understand what ADHD is
  • 1.1Describe the meaning of ADHD
  • 1.2Define theories of possible causes of ADHD
2Understand different types of ADHD
  • 2.1Explain the difference between; Inattentive ADHD, Hyperactive Impulsive ADHD and Combined ADHD
  • 2.2Describe other conditions associated with ADHD
3Understand the characteristics of ADHD
  • 3.1Describe the characteristics associated with ADHD
4Understand the diagnosis process of ADHD
  • 4.1Analyse the methods and requirements of diagnosing ADHD
5Understand the effects of ADHD
  • 5.1Describe different effects and characteristics associated with ADHD
  • 5.2Executive Brain Function and how this can affect people with ADHD
  • 5.3Explain the function of the Central Nervous System and how people with ADHD may experience challenges with sensory integration
  • 5.4Analyse how the effects of ADHD may impact mental health
6Understand ways of providing support
  • 6.1Evaluate different environmental adaptations which can be made to support people with ADHD


The course content are accredited by the Open College Network (OCN) Credit4Learning as a Level 3 course.


Each learner completing this course will receive an accredited Level 3 certificate of learning.

Additional Information

Training course duration

1 Day (please contact us if you require training which runs to a different timescale).

Availability of this training course

This Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Training Course is available as in-house training at a venue of your own choice throughout the UK.

Audience for this course

This ADHD training course is designed for professionals working with children and young people including support teams, education professionals and foster carers. This course is also suitable for professionals supporting adults.

QCF Units

This ADHD training course is designed to meet the standards outlined in the new Children's Homes (England) Regulations which were introduced on 1st April 2015 and can contribute to outcomes of QCF units including the National Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce.

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