Teaching Assistants Cache Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching & Learning

20487L0 | Leigh College
Start Date | 30/01/2018
Time/Day | 09:30 - 13:00 MONDAY

Is this course for me?

This course is for you if you are looking for an exciting and rewarding career nurturing and guiding children and young people through their learning and development. It is relevant for those who have little previous experience but have the passion and commitment to train and qualify as a Teaching Assistant. The course is suitable for those aged 19 and above.

What will I study?

The course will be delivered via classroom based activities and practical assessment within the school environment. You will study topics such as Child and Young Person Development, Safeguarding, Communication and Professional Relationships, Equality and Diversity, Improving team practice, Health and safety, Supporting positive behaviour and Supporting learning activities.

How long is the course?

The course runs for 20 weeks. The learner will attend College for 3 hours per week and must have employment, or a voluntary placement in a school for at least 15 hours per week.

How will I be assessed?

All units are internally assessed in College and the work placement via written assignments, professional discussions, witness statements and personal reflection.

What qualifications do I need?

Level 2 Numeracy and Literacy, although arrangements can be made to study for these qualifications within the year.

What can I progress onto?

The Certificate will assist in securing employment, or alternatively allow progression onto the Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning.

Other Information

You will receive support from a competent, approachable team of staff, who all have experience of working in a classroom environment. You will require a clear DBS disclosure.

Course Fees

16-18 Year Olds 19+ year olds Do I have to pay for my course?
n/a £632.50 2

Exam Fee

£112.30
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University Centre course fees shown are per annum. Courses lasting longer than one year, fees will be payable per year.

If you need advice on any financial support that may be available to you, please contact us on applications@wigan-leigh.ac.uk or phone 01942 761111

Wigan & Leigh College endeavours to ensure that the information provided in this publication is accurate at the time of going to publication. All courses are offered subject to student numbers and the College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or amalgamate any of the courses, fees, services, locations or facilities described at any time. The College cannot accept liability arising out of such changes or connected to such changes, however it will undertake to minimise disruption to students.

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