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Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools Level 2 Certificate

Teacher Education HE Part-time

Overview

Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools Level 2 Certificate

These courses are aimed at learners working in roles that offer specialist support for pupils learning in primary, secondary or special schools, as well as colleges.

This qualification provides learners with an in-depth understanding of the knowledge and skills needed when working directly with children and young people in school and college environments.

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Course information

Need to know

Entry requirements

4 9-3/A-D GCSE grades (including English).

How will I be assessed?

All units will be internally assessed using a range of methods which could include: written assignments or tasks such as designing a leaflet or booklet, charts or diagrams or setting up an information board. Also, the learners will be assessed by the assessor by direct observation during the learners’ placement in schools or colleges, supporting children and young people.

Course content

What will I study?

This qualification provides learners with an in-depth understanding of the knowledge and skills needed when working directly with children and young people in school and college environments.

It covers all aspects of specialist support including planning, delivering and reviewing assessment strategies to support learning alongside the teacher; bilingual support; special needs support; and personal development and reflective practice.

What will I learn?

A variety of teaching strategies will be used including, pair and group work, class discussions, power point presentations, use of work sheets, creating different assignments for different units included in the course.

Next steps

Course progression:

Learners can progress onto the Level 3/4 Certificate for the Advanced Practitioner in Schools and Colleges, a foundation degree or specialist roles within the workforce.

Career progression:

This qualification provides you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to work in a variety of unsupervised job roles that support children and young people’s learning in schools or colleges.

Roles this qualification will prepare you for include:

  • Teaching Assistant
  • Learning Support Assistant
  • Special Needs Assistant

Additional information

Equipment and other costs

Students will be expected to bring, pens, pencils, a notebook and a file. These are essential items. Students are welcome to bring anything extra that will help them. Students can borrow different supporting books from the college LRC (Learning Resource Centre) to help them in creating their course work/assignments.

What additional work  outside of college will I need to do?

Students are expected to complete homework and any tasks set by the tutor.

Do I need to find a work placement?

As learners need to show competence in both skills and knowledge, they will need to be working or be on a practical placement during the taught programme of study in a learning environment (school or college).

Do I need a DBS?

As learners will be working with children and young people, need need to have a clear DBS.

Available Courses
Cbc Whipperley Infant School
Starts: 06/09/2023
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Cbc Dallow Road
Starts: 09/01/2024
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Fees: £633.00
Disclaimer

Whilst every effort is made to ensure the information on the Website is correct, some details may be subject to change. The Bedford College Group reserves the right to make amendments to the courses, dates, fees or other details, and to make cancellations or changes if numbers are insufficient. In the unfortunate situation that we have to cancel a course we will refund your fees in full, but we regret we are not able to offer any refund if you withdraw from your course or fail to start, and you will be liable to pay any outstanding fees that may be due.

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.

Any questions?

If you would like to find out more about this or other courses, please use our Livechat below, email info@bedfordcollegegroup.ac.uk or call us on 0345 658 8990.

Accessibility

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.

Additional formats

Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 to order your copy.