Virtual open day - Air & Defence College
24 June, 2020 – starting at 5.00pm - 7.00pm
The aim of this course is to provide you with a secure understanding of the knowledge and skills needed when working directly with children or young people in school environments. Successful completion of this programme could allow you to progress on to higher qualifications such as the High Level Teaching Assistant or a related degree. Employment roles include Teaching Assistant and other similar roles within education. During the course of the programme, you will study the following: Child and Young Person Development; Safeguarding the Wellbeing of Children and Young People; Communication and Professional Relationships With Children and Young People; Schools as Organisations; Supporting Learning Activities; Positive Behaviour in Children and Young People; Professional Relationships With Children and Young People; Assessments for Learning; Personal Development in Health, Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings; Children and Young People’s Health and Safety. Optional units include: Planning and Delivering Learning Activities Under the Direction of the Teacher; Supporting Literacy Development; Supporting Numeracy Development and Team Working.
You will need 5 GCSEs to include Mathematics and English Language at minimum Level 4. Alternative grades and relevant experience will be considered at interview. This programme is intended for those over the age of 19 but those under this age at the start of the programme who are progressing from CACHE Level 2 Childcare with a supporting reference and have also achieved English Language at GCSE Level 4 or equivalent or above will be considered.
Those wishing to progress to teacher training must have Mathematics, English and Science at GCSE grade C or equivalent or above. It is essential for all candidates to have an enhanced DBS check before they can go into any Health and Social Care setting. You must be aware that if you have received a caution, reprimand or conviction it may prohibit you from enrolling on a Health and Social Care programme and gaining employment in a care or childcare setting.
Assessment is a combination of direct observation in the workplace, portfolio of evidence and written tasks. These will happen both in college and on placement.
Successful achievement of this qualification will enable progress onto a relevant L4 Higher Education course or employement within the education sector.
Fees listed are for those aged 19 years and over only. Fees are subject to change. Support for fees may be available, such as fee remission or the Advanced Learner Loan.
For further information regarding the Advanced Learner Loan please visit www.lincolncollege.ac.uk/funding-your-course/
Please note that where stated, fees are for the first year of a course only.
For more information contact our Course Information Office on 030 030 32435 or email firstname.lastname@example.org