This qualification provides learners with an in-depth understanding of the knowledge and skills needed when working directly with children and young people in school and college environments. It covers all aspects of specialist support including planning, delivering and reviewing assessment strategies to support learning alongside the teacher; bilingual support; special needs support; and personal development and reflective practice.
You  will need to be working or be on a practical placement for 10-12 hours per week to total 200 hours. Over the duration of the course.
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Career opportunities

This qualification provides you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to work in a variety of unsupervised job roles that support children and young people’s learning in schools or colleges. Roles this qualification will prepare you for include:
• Teaching Assistant
• Learning Support Assistant
• Special Needs Assistant. 


Please bring a USB stick you will benefit from a text book the approximate cost 
is £30.

Entry Requirements

Please book an appointment to see us for advice and guidance as we will need to assess your literacy skills

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