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This course provides evidence of competence of being a support teacher. It is suitable for those currently working in a school whose work roles are teaching assistants, learning support assistants and special needs assistants engaged in face-to-face work with children and adults. Learners will be allocated a business trainer/assessor and supplied with all the necessary reading and assessment material and personal tutorial support at pre-arranged times. Learners will be assessed in the workplace via a variety of assessment methods, including observation, witness testimonies, reflective accounts and professional discussions.
You will need to attend lessons every other week for the duration of your course, each lesson lasts three hours and covers key aspects of mandatory and optional units.
Topics covered include:
To achieve the Level 2 Certificate Support Teaching and Learning in Schools qualification you must complete nine mandatory units and a selection of optional units from groups A and B to ensure the learner has achieved the 30 credits required.
The mandatory units are:
Optional units allow the learner to tailor the qualification to their role, these include:
A telephone interview is required.
Learners must be aged 16 years or older. Learners should be working a minimum of 15 hours each week in a school. This qualification is part of the new QCF supporting teaching and learning qualification suite.
It will confer occupational competence for supporting teaching, learning and assess development of knowledge and skills relating to teaching and learning.
Assessment is by production of a personal portfolio of evidence demonstrating understanding and competence in practice of the learning outcomes of the Level 2 Certificate. Learners must complete a selection of assignment tasks as part of their evidence.
The learner will be assessed in their workplace by a qualified business trainer/assessor.
This qualification can lead to a higher qualification for example the level 3 diploma in support teaching and learning in school
To find out more information or to enrol please email firstname.lastname@example.org quoting the course reference.
Basingstoke College of TechnologyWorting Road, BasingstokeHampshireRG21 8TN01256 354141