Are you looking to begin a career in childcare and education?
UK and international employers often expect candidates to have had some level of experience within the role they are applying for, and with this knowledge-based course, you don’t even need to be working in a school to take the first step! By studying a distance learning course you have ultimate flexibility in when and where you choose to study, which is ideal if you are looking for a career change. You can fit this CACHE accredited qualification around your work and social life without the need to do a work placement.
This course is ideal for anyone aspiring to work within a school or educational environment. This qualification focuses on providing you with the key information needed to effectively support teaching staff, including understanding the development of children and young people and ensuring the well-being and safety of students.
When you have successfully completed this award qualification, if you secure a placement or employment in an educational setting, you can progress on to the full certificate at a reduced cost, having already achieved the four units which make up this course.
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Suitability - Who should attend?
This qualification is ideal for anyone who is currently working in a childcare role, aspiring to progress within a team or hoping to gain employment in a role which requires skills in childcare and education.
The course is delivered online via distance learning, meaning you can study from a place and at a time to suit you.
Outcome / Qualification etc.
Qualification gained: Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
This qualification could assist you in gaining the following employment opportunities and potential salaries:
- Teaching Assistant – up to £17,500
- Teacher – up to £29,000
Training Course Content
Unit 1: Understand child and young person development
This unit will provide you with an understanding of the expected pattern of development for children and young people from birth to 19 years of age, the factors that influence children and young people’s development and how these affect practice.
Unit 2: Understand how to safeguard the well-being of children and young people
This unit will provide you with an understanding in the following areas: legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for the safeguarding of children and young people, as well as the importance of working in partnership with other organisations to safeguard children and young people. This unit will further provide you with an understanding of the importance of ensuring children and young people’s safety and protection in the work setting, how to respond to evidence or concerns that a child or young person has been abused, harmed or bullied, how to work with children and young people to support their safety and wellbeing and the importance of e-safety for children and young people.
Unit 3: Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults
This unit will provide you with the ability to develop professional relationships with children and young people, communicate with children and young people, develop professional relationships with adults, support children and young people in developing relationships and comply with policies and procedures for confidentiality, sharing information and data protection.
Unit 4: Schools as organisations
This unit will provide you with an understanding of how schools are organised in terms of roles and responsibilities, school ethos, mission, aims and values, the purpose of school policies and procedures and wider context in which schools operate. This unit will also provide you with knowledge on the structure of education from early years to post-compulsory education and the legislation affecting schools.
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This course is available to purchase via 0% interest flexible payment plans tailored to suit you.
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Monthly payments: £73.12
Payment duration: 4 months
Once you have completed this course, you could progress on to the following:
- Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
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