Teaching Assistant Certificate

Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (QCF): Level 2

The course is suitable for learners working in roles that support pupil’s learning including teaching assistants, learning support assistants and special needs assistants. Learners will need to attend work experience twice a week during the course, working in a primary school with children aged 6 to 16 years.
Two types of learning outcomes: Skills that can be performed and knowledge that can be learnt. Units cover children and young people’s development, the requirements of safeguarding and the importance of equality, diversity and inclusion. Mandatory Units * Child and young person development. * Safeguarding the welfare of children and uoung people. * Communication and relationships with children, young people and adults * Equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people. * Improve own and team practice in schools. * 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. * Support learning activities. Optional Units * Schools as organisations. * Provide displays in schools.
You will need English and Maths skills at Level 2, or GCSE grade A-C in English and Maths. You may also be asked to complete a piece of free writing or a vocational assessment. If you meet the entry requirements you will then be offered an interview with a tutor to discuss the course. All learners need to complete a DBS application to ensure they are safe to work with children.
You will be taught using a range of teaching tools and techniques including lectures, role play activities, scenarios, group and pair work, assignments, presentations and work experience in the sector. As part of your course, you will have to attend work placement, see below: Days at placement Primary School: Mon-Tue 9.00-15.00. College day: Wed 9.00-17.00, incl. 30 min lunch break and 15 min tea break. Please note this is subject to change, check at enrolment.
All units are internally assessed. Learners complete assignment tasks set by CACHE for knowledge outcomes within the College, as well as a variety of assessment methods in their work placement.
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Course Details

Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (QCF): Level 2
Course Code: A1260
Awarding Body: CACHE
Location: Willesden
of study:

1 day a week in college, 3 days in placement: PLACEMENT MON,TUES,WEDS. COLLEGE THURSDAY 9am - 5pm

Start date: 02-09-2019
Duration: 36 weeks
Fees: UK (16-18): from £ UK (19-23): from £ UK (24+): from £