To contribute to national and regional agendas to develop the school and wider education workforce to graduate level. To enable professionals working in the school and wider education workforce to meet relevant workforce standards at graduate level, including knowledge, understanding and skills relevant to national guidance. To widen participation in Higher Education in the region through provision of a professionally focused route to degree level that meets the needs of students employed in the school and wider education workforce. To provide a relevant progression route through to Qualified Teacher Status courses.
This programme is aimed at those already working within the education sector as teaching assistants (TA’s), learning support assistants (LSA’s), pastoral staff, cover supervisors and those working towards Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) Status.
The course aims to contribute to national and regional agendas; to develop the school and wider education workforce towards graduate level in order to meet relevant workforce standards and provide a relevant progression route through to Qualified Teacher Status pathways.
On this programme you will study the following units:
Teaching and Learning
Professional Roles in Educational Settings
Health and Well-being
Developing Local Community Partnerships
The Contemporary Curriculum
Safeguarding Children and Young People
Partnership Collaboration and Team Working
The Reflective Practitioner
Social Inclusion in Educational Contexts
The course includes a range of types of assessment tasks, with a balance between written and oral tasks. This reflects the dual emphasis on effective oral and written communication in the professional lives of graduates working in early years services. Additionally, a range of assessment tasks enables students to evidence their learning in different ways, supporting students with different strengths as learners. This approach also supports the development of different writing styles.
How to apply
This course is not accepting applications from Tier 4 international students. For more information, please contact the course provider.
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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|Campus name||Main Site (Stockpot College Campus)|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||64 points||those with 48 Ucas points will be considered for an interview.|
All applications will be considered individually however offers will usually be based on:
64 UCAS points (those with 48 UCAS points will be considered for an interview)
BTEC Level 3 qualification (2 years) in relevant subject
Other related Level 3 qualifications
Normally 4 GCSEs at grade C or above (or numeric score of 4/5 under newly reformed GCSE grading), including maths or English
An Access to Higher Education Diploma in relevant area
Related work experience will be considered in place of formal qualifications
You can apply for one at enrolment, for a fee, if necessary.at least one year’s full time equivalent experience working in education and care services (paid, voluntary and/ or on a placement.)
You will also need a current enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) certificate that has been issued within 12 months of the start of the course. • You will also need a current enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) certificate that has been issued within 12 months of the start of the course. You can apply for one at enrolment, for a fee, if necessary.
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
A current enhanced DBS certificate that has been issued within 12 months of the start of the course.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£6,995||Whole course|
Additional fee information
Town Centre Campus
Wellington Road South
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