The course enables learning support staff, such as teaching assistants and learning mentors, to further develop their knowledge and skills, gain a higher education level award, proceed to further qualifications and training.
The course aims to build your skills, knowledge and understanding, so that you can develop your professional role in supporting the learning and mentoring of children and young adults. During the course you will work with other education professionals to jointly plan, train, monitor and assess learning. You will develop the skills of a competent practitioner, able to promote effective learning and achievement in educational practice, to motivate learners and to work in and lead professional teams. Year 1 modules will prepare you for studying in higher education, introducing you to key topics and providing an overview of the knowledge and skills required for working to support learning. You will explore how individuals learn and develop your own professional practice. Year 2 modules will help you to broaden and deepen your understanding of key themes involved in creating effective conditions where learners can thrive.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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- New College Swindon
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
This course is not available to applicants who require a visa to study in the UK.
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
You must be employed in a school or college, with an employer willing to support your training needs. Fitness for practice screening will be required.
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£7570||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£7570||Year 1|