The Level 2 Certificate in Children and Young People's Workforce (part-time) enables you to develop specialist knowledge in the childcare sector. The course provides a practical work-based qualification for staff already employed or volunteering in a childcare setting.
You will work towards achieving core and optional units. All of these add to the required content for your award. Your selection of option units will depend on a discussion between you and an assessor about the duties within your role.
The course is intended to meet the needs of learning support practitioners working in the lifelong learning sector.
You will need to obtain 24 credits from the mandatory units and 6 credits from the optional units.
Employers have helped to design these revised Apprenticeships to support the increasing demand for trained support staff in schools, attract new people to the sector, upskill the workforce and replace those who leave or retire. The Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship is applicable to learning support staff whose responsibilities at work are closely supervised.
The Intermediate Level Apprenticeship for Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools is designed for learning support staff whose responsibilities at work are closely supervised. They will be working under the direction of the class teacher whose lesson planning and day-to-day direction set the framework within which the individual works.
The duration of this apprenticeship is generally 12-18 months.
If you work or wish to work in schools supporting teaching and learning, then this course is for you. It is ideal for teaching assistants working under the direction of the teacher. This course will enable the learner to develop the knowledge and skills needed when supporting teaching and learning in the school environment. It is suitable for both employed and voluntary teaching assistants.
You have a choice of possible option units such as preparing and maintaining the learning environment or displays. There are further option units including Special Educational Needs.
If you work in schools supporting teaching and learning, then this course is for you. It is ideal for Teaching Assistants who have already completed a level 2 in supporting teaching and learning in schools, or if you are an experienced Teaching Assistant. This course will enable the learner to develop the knowledge and skills needed when supporting teaching and learning in the school environment. It is suitable for both employed and voluntary Teaching Assistants. However you must have a level of responsibility in a school as a Teaching Assistant suitable for a level 3 course.
You need to achieve 32 credits from the mandatory units and 12 credits from the option units. There is a wide choice of optional units including support literacy, numeracy, bilingual learners, and disabled children and those with special education.