|Mode of study||Vocational Full-time|
|Campus||London Road Campus|
|Start date||2 September 2019|
|Course code||FLR2STL (1920)|
This course is for anyone aged between 16-19. This course is career related and is open to students who wish to be working as or progress to a Teaching Assistant; Learning Support Assistant; Special Educational Needs Assistant or related roles. Progression to the Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning is also an option.
A discussion will take place to assess your interests, motivation and suitability to do the course prior to enrolment. You will need to have a GCSE or equivalent in English (at C/4 or above) and Maths (at D/3 or above) you will undertake the Maths alongside the programme. You will be asked to provide evidence of your previous qualifications.
You will be required to have a DBS (which we will pay for) to establish your suitability to work with children and vulnerable people.
This qualification will provide an understanding of the knowledge needed when supporting teaching and learning in primary, secondary or special schools. You will undertake 11 mandatory units covering communication, developing professional relationships, safeguarding children’s welfare, equality, diversity and inclusion, child development, health and safety and supporting learning activities.
Units of study will be assessed by your tutor or assessor using a range of methods; this could include direct observation in the workplace, written assignments, group and individual tasks, reflective accounts and a portfolio of evidence including witness statements and work products.
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You can apply online via the APPLY NOW button. You can also apply for a second, alternative programme of study on the application page. If after reading this factsheet, you are still undecided about the course most suitable for you, please drop in to one of our Open Evenings, ring Admissions on 01743 342346 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
I decided to do the PGCE, partly because my employer wanted me to and partly to increase my skills and qualifications. Teaching is a way of giving something back and sharing my knowledge with the next generation.
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