Course Overview

Course Overview
This course is for people who have an interest in working in schools either as a volunteer or as a paid worker. The aim of the qualification is to prepare
learners for further learning and training whilst developing an understanding of the teaching and learning environment in a school setting.
Prosp Overview
You will need to be working at Level 1 English Skills to meet the demands of the course, have a good degree of ICT skills and access to the internet to be able to use Moodle (Lifelong Learning’s virtual learning platform). Prosp Req
You will be required to complete assignments on-line (Moodle) which will be reviewed by your tutor to ensure all performance criteria have been met. There are no exams, certification is gained through completion of assignments to the required standard. Prosp Assess
The course consists of 3 mandatory units:
• Unit 1 – understand schools as organisations
• Unit 2 – understand how to keep children and young people healthy, safe and well
• Unit 3 – understand how to communicate with children, young people and adults
Prosp Content
You could progress onto the NCFE CACHE Level 2 Award in Support work in Schools and Colleges or the Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching & Learning in schools (dependant on previous experience and qualifications).

Your tutor will discuss your next steps with you, and you will have access to a Careers Adviser from National Careers Service.
Prosp Progression
3.00 hrs per wk
11 weeks