Level 2 Specialist support in teaching and Learning in schools
What entry requirements do I need?
You will need a minimum of: 4 GCSEs grade A*- D (grade 3 - 9) including English and maths. DBS check will be required.
What will I learn?
During this one-year course you will gain essential first-hand experience in the classroom environment to develop your skills as a teaching assistant.
Over the duration of the course you will be have the opportunity to observer and learn from experienced teaching professionals in a school setting. You will be able to develop key skills that will enable you to become an effective teaching support worker.
You will undertake a school placement for four days a week with the other day being timetabled at college. You learn all aspects of working in a classroom environment in line with the National Curriculum requirements, with particular focus on care and education.
Units will include:
- Developing relationships
- Promoting Positive Behaviour
- Health and Safety
- Literacy and Numeracy
Your assessments for this course will take place in the school and consist of portfolio based assignments.
What could I progress on to?
Once you have completed the course you may decide to progress onto to a higher level of study, starting the Level 3 qualification in 2 Specialist support in teaching and Learning in schools or perhaps train to become an Early Years Educator.
You may also start your career in the industry in a teaching support position, with the opportunity to specialise as an individual needs assistant.
Additional Course Details for 18/19
Course code 18065 Course name Level 2 Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (STaLiS) Campus Station Plaza Study mode Full-Time Start date 10/09/18 Duration 36 week (s)