Is this course for you?
This course will provide you with a secure understanding of the knowledge and skills needed when working with children and young people in school environments. It will enhance your skills and knowledge of teaching assistants, learning support workers, parent support advisors and those in a similar role.
This course is intended to be a progression route for assistants and workers employed in this role or progressing from level 2. It is an expectation that you will have some hands-on experience of working in this type of setting.
You will cover topics such as safeguarding, health and safety, communication and supporting with maths, literacy and ICT.
You will attend college for one day a week with courses delivered by experienced and knowledgeable staff who have themselves worked in this role. You will carry out your own reading and research and have work to complete out of college hours.
You will be observed in your placement by an experienced assessor.