OverviewAdvance Practitioner in Schools NCFE CACHE Level 4 Certificate
This Level 4 qualification aims to provide professional development opportunities for practitioners working in the school and college workforce. The qualification is aimed at learners who are employed in suitable roles within schools or colleges. Learner knowledge and understanding that comes from working in schools or colleges is a requirement for this CPD qualification.
Learners will develop and use skills of leadership, mentoring, coaching and reflection as they complete the qualification through work-based learning opportunities. It is suitable for those working in the school or college environment, who have completed a Level 3 qualification and would like to progress their learning further without undertaking a more managerial qualification or full degree.
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Requirements… be prepared to be observed in the workplace.
Essential: Learners must be over 18 years of age and be employed in a Level 3/suitable role in a learning environment (school or college), as they need to show competence in both skills and knowledge in order to achieve this qualification.
Previous Level 3 study is a clear advantage but wealth of experience, knowledge and understanding of working in schools or colleges is a requirement for this CPD qualification.
Desirable: Maths and English at a level 2 or above
This qualification will embrace the wealth of experience, proven knowledge and
Skills of the learner in a teaching and learning environment. It will challenge the learner in both daily practice and theoretical understanding.
Learners will acquire and use skills of leadership, mentoring, coaching and reflection as they complete the qualification through work-based learning opportunities.
To achieve this qualification learners are required to successfully complete all 5 units.
- Enabling individuals to learn
- Understand how to support children and young people to improve their mental health and well-being.
- Working with others to support individuals with additional needs and disability in a school or college.
- Working with families and other professionals in a school or college setting
- Implementing change in school or college setting
Upon achievement of this qualification, the learner will be equipped as an Advanced Practitioner. The Advanced Practitioner will use crucial leadership skills to mentor others across all roles and responsibilities in the school or college workforce.
All units will be internally assessed using a range of methods which could include:
- direct observation by a Tutor / Teacher / Assessor within the workplace
Written assignments and professional discussion in line with the Assessment of Learning provided for each unit.
You will gain:
- NCFE CACHE LEVEL 4 CERTIFICATE FOR ADVANCED PRACTITIONER IN SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES
Level 5 or this qualification may be used alongside other qualifications to progress onto higher education.
Learners may progress within the workforce in the following job roles and responsibilities:
- Higher Level Practitioner/Teaching Assistant
- internal progression at a higher level, including those with management responsibilities.
- leadership, mentoring, supervision and management opportunities.
You could be eligible to take out a loan to cover the cost of your tuition fees. Click on the link below to find out more about the financial support available for our Higher Education courses.Find out more
If you decide to pay for your course yourself, we also offer an affordable Direct Debit instalments option to help spread the cost of tuition fees (terms apply).
Additional Learning Support
If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.
Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support
We are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.
We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 to order your copy.