What is it like to study this course and how will I be assessed?
This certificate has been designed specifically for people working in a school and supporting children’s learning.
This is a course which lasts up to one year. Your assessor will arrange to see you in your work place to plan assignments and assess your competence. You may also meet with your assessor by appointment on a one to one basis at the college to cover the underpinning knowledge and carry out assessments. An online portfolio system is used which is accessible to you 24/7.
Course dates are:-
- 17.09.2018 to 16.09.2019 - variable times and days
- 14.01.2019 to 13.01.2020 - variable times and days
- 15.04.2019 to 14.04.2020 - variable times and days
This qualification has been designed to provide an introduction to the practical skills and knowledge required in a teaching assistant role and will provide occupational competence to work under the supervision of a class teacher. This is an ideal introductory course for those that are new to the role. Topics covered include safeguarding, managing behaviour, supporting learning and child development.