Who is the course for?
This Qualification provides an in-depth understanding of the knowledge and skills required when working directly with children or young people in primary, secondary or special schools. It covers all aspects of Specialist Support including planning, delivering, and reviewing assessment strategies to support learning alongside the teacher, bilingual and special needs support and personal development and reflective practice.
Do I need any formal qualifications?
You will need high levels of motivation, excellent communication skills and hold a prior Level 2 childcare qualification which includes assessment of supporting children and young people in an appropriate setting. DBS clearance and references required.
What will I study on the course?
You will study comprehensive units including children's play, development and behaviour. Ideal if you want to work in a classroom situation with children and young people of any age from toddlers up to those aged 18 in high schools. This is also very useful for students who wish to work with children and young people with special educational needs in an education setting.