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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. Learners are required to complete 200 hours of work placement.
Learners must complete a total of 16 mandatory modules, examples of which are :
Learners are required to have a minimum of 4 GCSE’s at grade C or above (or equivalent) to include English and Maths.
To achieve this qualification learners are required to successfully complete all 16 units. Assessment is an internally assessed but externally quality assured portfolio of evidence.
Learners can progress onto relevant higher education courses at Levels 4 or 4 such as a foundation degree or use this qualification to gain employment in Supporting teaching and learning in an educational institution. This qualification carries UCAS points.
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Total Annual Fee £453.00
Total Concessionary Fee N/A
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