Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools, Certificate
This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to become a teaching assistant.
You’ll develop the skills necessary to support teachers with the delivery of sessions, while helping children and young people to develop self-esteem, independence and abilities for learning.
While it would be advantageous to have completed a Level 2 qualification, you can still apply if you have the equivalent level of employment experience.
The course covers:
- Child and young person development
- Safeguarding and wellbeing
- Health and safety
- Personal development in health, social care and child settings
- Supporting learning activities
- Positive behaviour
- Professional relationships
- Equality, diversity and inclusion
- Assessment for learning
- Communication and professional relationships
- Schools as organisations.
You’ll benefit from being taught by tutors who have previously been teachers or head teachers and have a wealth of experience in the sector.
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed through assignment work and practical observations.
What can I do after this course?
This qualification is recognised by schools and could lead to employment as a teaching assistant or learning support assistant. You could also progress to a foundation degree with Weston College.
You will need to attend a short interview to gain a place on the course. Acceptance is dependent on securing a placement in a school, unless you are employed at the school supporting learning. You will need to arrange this and bring a letter form the school. It is also dependent on a satisfactory DBS check which is for workforce and not for volunteers. College can support you through the DBS process.
iAn interview is required for this course.
Most people qualify for FREE tuition and material fees due to discounts we offer. Click on the icon(s) below to find out what you’ll need to pay.