This qualification provides learners with an understanding of the knowledge needed when working directly with children and young people in a school or college environment. The qualification covers elements including children and young people’s development, safeguarding their welfare and communication and professional relationships.
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You are working in a support role in a school or college.
To have sufficient language, literacy and numeracy skills at the level required to support pupils' learning. Relevant skills and attributes include:
- Experience of working in a school
- Interest and commitment to working with children and/or young people
- Ability to relate well to children, young people and adults
- Willing to reflect on your own practice, learn and apply that learning to the workplace
Through a range of interesting topics including child development, health and safety, safeguarding, personal development, communication, equality and diversity and schools as organisations.
You will need to complete 11 mandatory units.
You will need to be able to show competence in both skills and knowledge and be working or be on a voluntary placement during the course.
The ongoing support, both in college and in your workplace setting.
Progress onto higher qualifications such as our Level 4 Advanced Practitioner in Schools and Colleges or into the workforce.
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