This qualification is an introduction to the information and knowledge needed to work in a school environment. It can apply to the many varied roles that full and part time support staff may fulfill including: administrative roles, site support roles, technical roles and volunteers, as well as roles that work directly with children and young people in the school environment. Units include safeguarding, child development, equality, diversity and inclusion along with communication and relationships.
It is aimed at students not yet employed in a school, as well as providing initial training and induction for those new in post in primary, secondary or special schools. All units will be internally assessed using a range of methods which could include: Student's own plans and written records, written assignments or a task set by CACHE.
Be at least 19 years of age. It is recommended that students are volunteering or on a practical placement during this course. Students do not need to be working as this is a knowledge only qualification. Students must have a good level of English and a written task will be assessed prior to enrolment. Complete Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks.
Employment or access to L3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools (QCF).
The Award shares mandatory units with the Level 2 Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools qualification, providing a direct progression route.
For all students aged 19 and over at the start date of their course the tuition fee is £550.
Complete Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks in accordance with requirements of setting if volunteering or working.