This is a part-time course, one-day per week for 36-weeks.
The course is designed for teaching assistants already in work or with a substantial voluntary placement. It is suitable for primary and secondary schools, and colleges (age range 5yrs+).
If successful you will be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning.
- Entry Requirements, Units, Assessment and more...
Level 1 English
Level 1 Maths (or working towards)
Primary, secondary school or college placement (paid or voluntary) secured by you for the duration of the course. The recommended total minimum hours:100hrs, ideally one day a week.
DBS ? you will be responsible for this.
Completion of an initial assessments that indicates an appropriate level of English.
You will build a portfolio of evidence that will include written assignments, presentations, projects, and direct observations within the workplace. This will also include your placement hours. There is no final examination.
Aims of the course
To provide an understanding of the knowledge and skills needed when working directly with children and young people in school or college environment. It covers a wide range of areas including children and young people's development, supporting children and young people's positive behaviour and communication and professional relationships. It will also provide opportunities to acquire a number of practical and technical skills.
Successful completion of this course can lead to progression to the Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning, or into the workforce.
The model of delivery will be a mix of classroom-based and online learning. You will have access to our VLE site (Google Tools) that will provide you with a range of materials and resources to support your learning whilst on this course. Individual tutorial support is available. Additional learning support is also available, if required.