Start Date:Duration:Level:Study mode:Course location:Course Type:
28/09/20201 Year2Part-Time - DayBerwick CampusSkills & Qualifications

What’s it all about?

This is a part-time course aimed at those over 18 wishington to gain the qualifications to work as a Teaching Assistant with children aged 5-9. This course will support you in developing the knowledge and skills needed when supporting teaching and learning in primary, secondary or special schools. For those people over 18 who wish to study a vocational qualification on a part-time, flexible basis to work around family and work commitments.

You should have / be working towards GCSEs in maths and English at grade C or above. At a minimum you must be able to demonstrate positive communication skills and effective levels of reading and writing sufficient to meet the requirements of this trainin

Study levelCostAdditional fees
19+150.00 *subject to changeYou will need to provide your own stationery and you will be given the opportunity to take part in trips and visits.

English and Maths are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to your dream career. If you have not already achieved grade 9-4 in GCSE Maths and/ or English at school, we will support you to improve your skills.

The course runs for one half day or evening session per fortnight, usually over one year. As an adult work-based learner you will be expected to attend all sessions and use the information given to further research independently and complete work to progress through your award. You will also be expected to access our VLE (virtual learning environment) to further support your studies.

This course is designed for learners aged 18 years and over who wish to gain the required qualification to be a level 2 teaching assistant in a school environment, working with children aged 5 - 19 years alongside the National Curriculum.

You will study a range of mandatory core units that support your study including: Safeguarding, Health and Safety, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Child development, Supporting positive behaviour and relationships. Additionally there are optional units

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