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Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching & Learning (Sept Start)

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Course CodeY5020
Academic Year1718
Dates26th September 2017 to 3rd July 2018
Times09:30 to 12:30
Location NameSouth Wigston Campus
AreaTeacher Training
Mode Of ProvisionPart Time
IntroductionThe Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (QCF) qualification consists of nine mandatory units which are as follows:- Child and Young Person Development. Communication and Professional Relationships with Children, Young People and Adults. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Work Children and Young People. Help Improve Own and Team Practice in Schools. Maintain and Support Relationship with Children and Young People. Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young People. Support Children and Young People's Health and Safety. Support Children and Young People's Positive Behaviour. Support Learning Activities. Plus approximately two optional units dependent on credit value chosen.
Study OutlineA minimum credit value of 30 credits are undertaken to achieve this overall study programme. This qualification provides skills, qualities and knowledge of supporting within the classroom which offer career progression, development and opportunity for those already in the sector and preparing others for employment.
Entry RequirementsThere are no formal entry requirements for this course, however English and Math's skills are desirable at level 1 as the learner will be providing support to pupils within the classroom.
EquipmentA4 Lever arch folder 15 Dividers Pen Notebook
AttendanceThe learner would be required to attend college one day once a fortnight(day to be confirmed)at the main site in South Wigston(hours 9.30 am – 12.30) to undertake aspects of the underpinning knowledge of the qualification where guidance and support for written assignments would be given by a tutor.
AssessmentAll learners will have to access a work provision, this is the responsibility of the learner to find a voluntary placement where 12-16 hours are recommended. Learners will be required to provide support within the classroom as a learning support assistant and working with the national curriculum age range 5-19. As this qualification does require confirmation of occupational competency. The learner will be allocated an assessor where they will be observed in the work placement without this aspect the learner would not achieve the qualification as competency cannot be demonstrated. All learners are required to have undertaken a DBS and found a placement prior to being excepted on the course.
ProgressionAt SLC progression could be made onto the Certificate or Diploma Level 3 in Supporting teaching and learning in schools. At University: Once the above level 3 qualification’s has been achieved then there are opportunities to go onto a Higher Level Teaching assistant course (HLTA) or the Foundation degree. At Work: Will achieve employer ability skills and experience of voluntary work within the school sector.
QualificationUpon successful completion of the course you will achieve the Pearson's Edexcel Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching Learning in Schools
Awarding BodyPearson
Available Full-time?N
Available Part-time?Y
Suitable for Higher Education?N
Suitable for Individuals?Y
Suitable for Employers?Y
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