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This qualiﬁcation provides an in-depth understanding of the knowledge and skills required when working directly with children or young people in primary, secondary or special schools.
This qualification will provide learners with an understanding of the knowledge needed when working directly with children and young people in school environments. It includes learning about children and young people’s development, safeguarding their welfare and communication and professional relationships. It is aimed at learners working in roles that offer specialist support for pupils’ learning in primary, secondary or special schools.
The award is suitable for learners not yet working in a Level 3 school role.
Learners will need to be working or be on a practical placement in a school as they need to show competence in both knowledge and skills.
You can progress to employment where you can continue to study on short CPD courses that we offer:
You can specialise in different areas with on the job training e.g. Special Educational Needs or Behavioural difficulties.
A Teaching Assistant (TA) earns an average salary of £11,662 - £18,146 per year.
16 to 18 year olds will need to complete a level 2 Supporting Teaching and Learning course or a Level 2 EYE before progressing to Level 3. A DBS Certificate (Disclosure and Barring Service) will be required and 19+ applicants will be considered for direct entry dependant on their personal experience.
All full time courses for home students 16-18 inclusive are free. For 19+ full time courses fees will apply, please call us on 0161 785 4000 for further information.