ADHD Awareness Certification


This comprehensive course, covering ADHD will equip the learner with all of the knowledge and skills that they need, in order to recognise the signs of and care for individuals affected by this condition.


This comprehensive course, covering ADHD will equip the learner with all of the knowledge and skills that they need, in order to recognise the signs of and care for individuals affected by this condition.

If you employ staff members who have responsibility for working with people with ADHD, this course is the perfect theoretical companion to their practical, hands-on work.

What you will learn:

  • An overview and history of the condition, including common myths and misconceptions and inspiring success stories of people who are living with ADHD;
  • Information regarding how ADHD is diagnosed in people of different ages and, once a diagnosis is made, the different types of treatment that are available, depending on the individual’s circumstances;
  • Techniques for coping with the effects of ADHD on a daily basis;
  • The causes of ADHD, including hereditary and environmental factors;
  • Some of the most common symptoms of ADHD – how it can affect children, adolescents, teenagers and adults in different ways – and strategies to effectively manage the condition using a person-centred approach;
  • An interesting study of behavioural patterns displayed by those who have the condition and how carers can effectively support them;
  • Current research, new breakthroughs and critical thinking around ADHD and what the future may hold for those affected by it.

Benefits of the Course:

  • A broader and more comprehensive understanding of ADHD, enabling the learner to have greater career prospects in this area;
  • No time limits on completing the course, so that students can study and work at the same time;
  • Upon completion of the course, learners will receive a certified, industry-recognised diploma;
  • Ongoing online support whilst studying the course;
  • The flexible, modular structure of the course means that learners can study at their own pace, at work or at home and using a variety of devices.

Additional information



12 Hours

Exams Included


Course Access



All major devices and browsers

Course Modules

Module 1: Introduction to ADHD

  • The basic definition of ADHD.
  • Who discovered it and created the term.
  • How understanding has changed over the years.
  • How to start to take control of the issues.

Module 2: The Family Picture of ADHD

  • How a child with ADHD can act within a family.
  • A look at how the parents can initially deal with such a condition.
  • How siblings can deal with, or be helped, in this situation.
  • The future for the family when a child has ADHD.

Module 3: The Diagnosis of ADHD and its First Treatments

  • The initial symptoms to look out for
  • How to get that all-important diagnosis
  • The first treatments that could be an option
  • How to know if those treatments are making a difference

Module 4: The Picture of ADHD and how it affects the Child

  • What is going on in the child with ADHD?
  • How it bursts out and affects them.
  • Dealing with those initial outbursts.
  • Preventing things from getting worse.

Module 5: Moving into Adolescence with ADHD

  • The problems of a later diagnosis.
  • Signs in adolescence that all is not well.
  • How it affects their ability to evolve into an adult.
  • How to move forward in this situation.

Module 6: Moving into Adulthood with ADHD

  • The latest research on ADHD in adults.
  • How it progresses into this stage of life.
  • How to still get treatment.
  • How to help the individual.

Module 7: Recognised Approaches to ADHD

  • The key medications that are used for the treatment of ADHD.
  • Potential side effects associated with these medications.
  • Therapies that are available, that can also help.
  • What to do if you feel that the treatment is not helping.

Module 8: Treatment with the Holistic Approach

  • What we actually mean by the holistic approach.
  • The key treatments associated with this approach.
  • How effective are they going to be?
  • Combining both options, to improve the quality of life.

Module 9: Patterns of Behaviour for Parents to be Aware of

  • What we mean by patterns of behaviour.
  • The key patterns to look out for.
  • How to react when you spot this behaviour.
  • Is there anything to worry about – and how do you proceed?

Module 10: How Parents Can Cope with a Child That Has ADHD

  • The basic steps when handling a child with ADHD.
  • The key mistakes you must avoid making.
  • Important strategies to put into place to help you.
  • How to seek help and not struggle all on your own.

Module 11: Everyday Issues to Be Overcome By Everybody Involved

  • Common everyday issues for people with ADHD.
  • Common everyday issues for those that help people with ADHD.
  • How a person with ADHD can overcome them.
  • How a person without ADHD can overcome their issues.

Module 12: The Future for an Individual with This Diagnosis

  • Why a diagnosis does not have to ruin their future.
  • The picture of the future, according to those that do not understand it.
  • The actual future that can be out there.
  • How to make sure that you can have the future that you want with ADHD.

Module 13: Common Misconceptions Regarding ADHD

  • The most common misconceptions linked to the condition.
  • What the reality is for those with the condition.
  • How these misconceptions hurt those that have the condition.
  • What to do in order to rectify the situation.

Module 14: Giving Hope to Those That Suffer

  • Examples of success stories of those with ADHD.
  • The key lessons to take from these success stories.
  • How to take those lessons – and put them into action.
  • A step by step breakdown on how to improve the life of the sufferer, due to these lessons.

Module 15: Key Points to Consider Regarding ADHD

  • The absolute key points on how ADHD affects the individual.
  • The key points on how to help those individuals.
  • How to improve your ability to deal with the condition.
  • Where to get further help.