Supporting Teaching and Learning Level 2

Part Time

This course will enable the learner to develop the knowledge and skills needed when supporting teaching and learning in the classroom environment.

Entry requirements

You need to have either a paid or voluntary placement where you are supporting learners in order to follow this course.

Is this course suitable for me?

It is suitable for learners working in roles that support pupils’ learning including teaching assistants, learning support assistants and special needs assistants in primary, secondary, sixth form or special educational needs schools. It is also suitable for those in a voluntary capacity. It is recommended that you work at minimum of six hours per week in your placement.

To help you decide if this course is suitable for you there will be an informal interview.  Before applying you should make sure that your school is willing to support you in this qualification. We cannot offer you a place until the fully completed application form is returned, including workplace mentor’s agreement.

You need to have either a paid or voluntary placement where you are supporting learners in order to follow this course.

What will I learn?

Topics studied during the course include:

  • Child and young person development
  • Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people
  • Maintain and support relationships with children and young people
  • Support children and young people's health and safety
  • Support children and young people's positive behaviour
  • Promoting an effective learning environment
  • Schools and colleges as organisations 

Are there any additional costs?

All students will pay a £50 registration fee. The course fee is £800.  If you earn below £16,009.50 per year or are receiving most means tested benefits you will only pay a £50 registration fee.  Please call us if you need further information about this.

All course fees must be paid prior to enrolment.

Where to go when you get here

When you arrive for your first class please come to the main College Reception where our staff will be able to direct you to your room.

Parking

We hope there are enough parking spaces in the College grounds for all our Adult Education students.  There are car parks in the Middle Road and the Deacon Road entrances to the site.  If you do need to park outside we thank you for your courtesy to our neighbours.  To park on-site if you are attending a daytime course you will need to apply for a permit from Student Services.

Refreshments

Refreshments are available from the college centre.  


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