Level 2 Supporting,Teaching and Learning in Schools (City & Guilds)

Level 1 Diploma
Course Overview

Are you looking to change your career or are interesting in becoming a Teaching Assistant? If the answer is yes, then this qualification will provide an understanding of the knowledge and skills needed when working directly with children or young people in primary, secondary or special schools. The qualification will enable you to gain knowledge about what is required when working with children and young people.
During your placement you will be required to demonstrate skills in communication, the health and safety and well-being of children and young people and assist them and other adults in providing stimulating learning activities. You will be observed by your assessor at regular intervals through the duration of the course.
This course is also suitable for newly appointed teaching assistants.

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Childcare & Education

There are no formal entry requirements, however good standard of English is essential along with a DBS check for employment or volunteering purposes. You will be required to work in a school for 2.5 days a week/16 hours for one year. You will be required to be working or volunteering in a school environment as you will need to show competence in both knowledge and skills. This placement should be secured before starting the course.
It may be advised that GCSEs in Maths and English are considered as part of your programme if you have not yet achieved grade C/4 or above.

This qualification will introduce you to the specialist work that is required to support teaching and learning in schools with children and young people. It will enable you to build on skills such as communication, school procedures and gain the confidence to progress into working within the sector or continue your studies onto the Level 3.

? Health & Safety
? Communication
? Improving Team work
? Supporting Behaviour
? Supporting Relationships
? Equality & Diversity
? Schools as Organisations
?Supporting learning activities
? Contribute to supporting bilingual learners
? Support children and young people at meal or snack times
? Prepare and maintain learning environments
? Provide displays in schools

After completion you will be able to progress to:
? Level 3 Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
? Employment opportunities

A portfolio of evidence which will consist of written assignments, class presentations, professional discussions and workplace observations.

The Tuition fee for this course is ?709.00 You may be eligible for a full fee remission if you are in receipt of certain benefits or earning less than ?20,888 per annum (if residing within Greater Manchester)

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