Entry Requirements

Students must be over 18 years old and have Level 2 English/ESOL. There is an initial literacy assessment (Reading and Writing) prior to acceptance onto the course.

Who is the course for

This course is for those wanting to work in schools (primary, secondary, post-compulsory, volunteers and those employed in working directly with children and young people in a school setting.

Course Content

The Award course is made up of 4 mandatory units that are worth 12 credits and one optional unit.

Course units include:

  • Child and young person development
  • Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people
  • Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people
  • Schools as organisations.

Study Methods

The course is made up of taught sessions and tutoring. 100% attendance is required.

How is the course assessed

The tutor will agree appropriate evidence to show the knowledge and skills for all assessment criteria for each unit. All written work must be word processed and uploaded into an electronic portfolio (ONEFILE). There will be training to do this.

Where next - Further Studies

Level 2 Certificate in Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools C&G Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support

Where next - Job Opportunities

For more information on job opportunites, please contact Employer Services on 01895 853605 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

More Information

For further information, please download the course flyer here

With any queries, contact Marta Knill, Programme Leader, directly on 01895 853478 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

HOW TO APPLY

For this course, apply directly to Marta Knill, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by completing and returning the course specific application form from here

This course requires an initial literacy assessment before a place can be offered.

You will be contacted with a date once your completed application form has been received.

Last updated: 12 January 2018

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