Learners will 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 (schools). Students on practical placements will need an Enhanced DBS certificate.
Who is the course for
This qualification is aimed at learners working in support roles within schools and colleges.
To achieve the Certificate the learner must complete 11 mandatory units. It will enable learners to gain an understanding of elements including children and young people’s development, safeguarding their welfare, and communication and professional relationships.
Class based discussions, presentations, group work, online resources, and independent study
How is the course assessed
Internally assessed with a range of evidence to build a portfolio of evidence with placement assessed observations
Where next - Further Studies
Progress to the Diploma for Level or the Higher Level Teaching Assistant
Where next - Job Opportunities
School based as a Level 3 Teaching assistant
How to Apply
To apply for a course choose one of these methods:
- Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
- Post - if you would prefer to submit a paper form please click here to download a copy. Please fill it out and return it to: Admissions, Harrow College, Lowlands Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 3AQ.
When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.