How long is the course?
How will I learn?
• College classes are one morning per week once a fortnight.
• Self study and practical experience.
What subjects will I study?
• Child and young person development
• Safeguarding children and young people
• Communication and professional relationships
• Schools as organisations
• Support learning activities
• Promote positive behaviour
• Develop professional relationships
• Promote equality, diversity and inclusion
• Support assessment for learning
• Engage in personal development
• Support health and safety
Functional Skills form part of your course and will be assessed at the relevant levels.
How will I be assessed?
Observation of practice, professional discussion and written assignments.
Are there any additional costs?
There is an additional cost of £44 for a DBS check.
What are the entry requirements?
You must be working or volunteering in a school for a minimum of 12 hours per week. You must hold a relevant Level 2 qualification or currently working/volunteering in a suitable role. You must have a clear DBS certificate.
Can I get more information?
For more information please contact us:
T: 01229 825017
What opportunities will this lead to?
You will be qualified to work as a teaching assistant, learning support assistant, learning mentor and similar roles at level 3.