19 Years and Over


Do you directly support teaching and learning of pupils in schools in an area that
requires specialist knowledge and skills?

This qualification will allow successful candidates to work in roles that offer specialist support for pupils within a nursery,
infant or junior school, secondary or special schools.

All learners must have a work placement arranged to be able to gather the evidence for the course. You are required to
undertake a minimum of 50 hours work experience within a school. The placement will need to be in an infant, primary, junior or secondary school, supporting learners between the ages of 4/5 and 16.

Entry Requirements

This qualification is ideal for anyone who is looking to work in a nursery, infant school, special school, secondary school
or independent school as a teaching assistant, or anyone who is already a teaching assistant and looking to work without
supervision or progress to a senior teaching assistant.


What you will learn:

*Schools as Organisations
*Understand Child and Young Person Development
*Communication and Professional Relationships with
*Children, Young People and Adults
*Understand How to Safeguard the Wellbeing of Children and Young People
*Engage in Personal Development in Health, Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings
*Support Children and Young People’s Health and Safety
*Promote Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Work with
*Children and Young People
*Support Learning Activities
*Promote children and young people’s positive behaviour
*Support assessment for learning
*Develop professional relationships with children, young people and adults
* Plan and deliver learning activities under the direction of a teacher
*Support literacy development
*Support numeracy development
*Lead an extracurricular activity


Fees: 2225.00

Fees Advanced Learning Loan: 2225.00

Further Information

For further information, advice and guidance call The Learner Experience Team on 01625 410002.

Duration and Times

Start date: 01/07/2019

End date: 31/07/2019

Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Days of week: Tu

Number of Weeks: 33

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