C&G Level 2 Certificate Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

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Length 1 Year
Site West Durrington Campus Map
Attendance Part Time
Course Code DF2TAA
Day / Time Tuesday - 09:45-12:15
Start 19-Sep-2017
Fees
New fees are published every year in April
A B C D E
£0 £955.00 Not Applicable £907.25 £1,545.00

The fee you pay will depend on your individual circumstances and the course type

A - You may not have to pay if you are eligible for Government funding (some courses excluded) - click for details
B
- Full fee (includes tuition, any exam/reg and DBS if applicable). Some fees can be paid in instalments (conditions apply) - click for details

       (note that 'BA' and 'HNC' courses can be paid for by Student Loan - click for details )
C
- Full fee for courses that can be paid for by 'Advanced Learner Loan' - click for details .

        Alternatively, fee can be paid in instalments (conditions apply)
D
- Discounted fee for full payment before course start

       (discounted fee is not available if you are paying by student loan or advanced learner loan)
E
- Fee for international students

About this Course

PLEASE NOTE REVISED START DATE ABOVE


Applications are welcome anytime, but interviews will be held from April onwards.


The Course

The Level 2 course for teaching assistants is designed for those who are new to working with the teacher in a classroom environment within primary, secondary, mainstream or special educations schools and whose responsibilities are limited in scope, employed or working as a volunteer. Students will need to arrange a placement in a school for at least four hours per week across the curriculum for the duration of the course.


Level 2 qualifications in Literacy and Maths are recommended.


 

Course Content

The course adopts an holistic approach to supporting teaching and learning in schools. Students will complete 9 mandatory units:


  • Child and young person development
  • Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people
  • Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people
  • Schools as organisations
  • Help improve own and team practice in schools
  • Maintain and support relationships with children and young people
  • Support children and young people’s health and safety
  • Support children and young people’s positive behaviour
  • Support learning activities

Plus one optional unit to complete alongside the mandatory units

Entry Requirements

Level 2 qualification in Literacy and Maths is recommended by end of course. Students must be aged 18 or over. Please complete the personal statement with the application form.

Other Costs

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Funding & Financial Support

Age 19-23- If you are age 19-23 at the start of the course, you do not have to pay fees on condition you do not already have a full qualification at Level 2 or above and you have fewer than 5 GCSEs at grade C or above. Your eligibility for this funding is normally assessed at time of enrolment.


Receiving state benefits – You may not have to pay fees at any age if you are in receipt of certain state benefits (evidence required). For details, please contact our Payment Liaison office on 01903 273140.


Income under £30,000 - If your household income is below £30,000 per year, you can contact our Financial Services office about applying for help with your expenses during your course (travel, books, childcare etc). See our Financial Support page.

Applications

Apply online or complete the application form obtainable from the College and send it to:

FREEPOST RTKJ-USRT-ARLX
Admissions Office
Northbrook Metropolitan College
Littlehampton Road
Worthing
West Sussex
BN12 6NU

Click here for more information about how to apply and to download an application form

Progression/Career Path

From successful completion of the Level 2 Certificate students can progress on to the Level 3 Diploma for Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools. Although schools are increasingly choosing to recruit Level 3 qualified Teaching Assistants, the number of our students gaining employment from the Level 2 course are encouraging. Feedback from past students states that the course has developed their knowledge, skills and importantly confidence in their role, which are desirable factors when considering employability

Course Content

The course adopts an holistic approach to supporting teaching and learning in schools. Students will complete 9 mandatory units:


  • Child and young person development
  • Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people
  • Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people
  • Schools as organisations
  • Help improve own and team practice in schools
  • Maintain and support relationships with children and young people
  • Support children and young people’s health and safety
  • Support children and young people’s positive behaviour
  • Support learning activities

Plus one optional unit to complete alongside the mandatory units

Entry Requirements

Level 2 qualification in Literacy and Maths is recommended by end of course. Students must be aged 18 or over. Please complete the personal statement with the application form.

Other Costs

Text book


.


.


.

Funding & Financial Support

Age 19-23- If you are age 19-23 at the start of the course, you do not have to pay fees on condition you do not already have a full qualification at Level 2 or above and you have fewer than 5 GCSEs at grade C or above. Your eligibility for this funding is normally assessed at time of enrolment.


Receiving state benefits – You may not have to pay fees at any age if you are in receipt of certain state benefits (evidence required). For details, please contact our Payment Liaison office on 01903 273140.


Income under £30,000 - If your household income is below £30,000 per year, you can contact our Financial Services office about applying for help with your expenses during your course (travel, books, childcare etc). See our Financial Support page.

Applications

Apply online or complete the application form obtainable from the College and send it to:

FREEPOST RTKJ-USRT-ARLX
Admissions Office
Northbrook Metropolitan College
Littlehampton Road
Worthing
West Sussex
BN12 6NU

Click here for more information about how to apply and to download an application form

Progression/Career Path

From successful completion of the Level 2 Certificate students can progress on to the Level 3 Diploma for Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools. Although schools are increasingly choosing to recruit Level 3 qualified Teaching Assistants, the number of our students gaining employment from the Level 2 course are encouraging. Feedback from past students states that the course has developed their knowledge, skills and importantly confidence in their role, which are desirable factors when considering employability