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Entry Requirements

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.

Course Content

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.

Study Methods

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

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 - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to: Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.