Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools [NCFE] - Level 1

Learning Aim Reference:
5009644

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 fulfil 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.
It is aimed at learners 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.

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Details

Total Guided Learning Hours

80

Hours per week

2.75

Total number of Sessions

29 (maximum)

Fees

Tuition Fees

£415

This course is FREE if you are unemployed, studying for a first level 2 or earn under £19,305.00)

Awarding Body and/or Examination Costs if applicable

Awarding body fees £67

Internal Moderation fees £37.82

Requirements

Commitment
What study is needed at home?

Up to 40 hours study at home is required over the duration of the course.

Previous Learning

Although there are no formal entry requirements, learners should hold or be working towards level 2 English to meet the academic demands of the programme. Good levels of ICT skills is recommended. Additional support in English, Maths and ICT skills are available free of charge.

Main Learning Objectives

By the end of this course you should be able to:

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.

One other optional unit from the Course Specification chosen by the Service.

Progression to further learning with FACE

Level 2 Autism.

Level 2 Mental Health.

Level 2 Counselling.

Progression to other Providers

Local colleges and other further education providers that provide Level 3 qualifications.

Jobs and Careers

On completion of the course you can progress onto the Level 2 Certificate in STLS or choose to seek  employment as a teaching assistant, learning support assistant or special needs assistant.

Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools [NCFE] - Level 2

Learning Aim Reference:
603/2476/4

The Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning is aimed at learners working or volunteering in roles that support pupils’ learning in primary, secondary schools or colleges. It has been designed to provide learners with an understanding of the knowledge and skills needed when working directly with children and young people in school or college environments. It covers a wide range of areas including children and young people’s development, supporting children and young people’s positive behaviour and communication and professional relationships.

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Details

Total Guided Learning Hours

225 plus workplacement hours

Hours per week

2.75

Total number of Sessions

34 (maximum)

Fees

Tuition Fees

£1,090.00

This course is FREE if you are unemployed, studying for a first level 2 or earn under £19,305

Awarding Body and/or Examination Costs if applicable

Awarding body fees £97

Internal Moderation fees £37.82

Requirements

Commitment
What study is needed at home?

At least 3 hours a week study at home is required, in addition to the placement hours and taught classroom hours.

Previous Learning

Although there are not formal entry requirements, learners should hold or be working towards level 2 English to meet the academic demands of the programme. Good levels of ICT skills is recommended. Additional support in English, Maths and ICT skills are available free of charge.

Main Learning Objectives

By the end of this course you should be able to:

Understand schools and colleges as organisations.

Understand children and young people's development.

Safeguarding children and young people.

Equality, diversity and inclusion in a learning environment of children and young people.

Maintain relationships with children and young people.

Support the health and safety of children and young people.

Support positive behaviour in a learning environment for children and young people.

Understand children and young people’s play and leisure.

Promote an effective learning environment.

Provide displays in a learning environment.

Progression to further learning with FACE

Level 2 Autism.

L2 Mental Health.

L2 Counselling.

L1 British Sign Language.

Progression to other Providers

Local colleges and other further education providers.

Jobs and Careers

On completion of the course you can progress onto the Level 3 or choose to seek  employment as a teaching assistant, learning support assistant or special needs assistant.

Mental Health First Aid & Advocacy in the Workplace

Learning Aim Reference:
603/5148/2

The purpose of this qualification is to give learners the skills to support colleagues with mental health problems. These skills will be gained by increasing the learner’s knowledge and understanding of mental health conditions and the principles of mental health first aid and how this can be implemented in the workplace.

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Details

Total Guided Learning Hours

120

Hours per week

2.75

Total number of Sessions

15

Fees

Tuition Fees

£240

This course is FREE if you are unemployed, studying for a first level 2 or earn under £19,305

Awarding Body and/or Examination Costs if applicable

£26

Requirements

Commitment
What study is needed at home?

Additional home study is required to complete this course.

Previous Learning

No prior learning is required for this course.

Main Learning Objectives

By the end of this course you should be able to:

Introduce and explore different types of mental ill health, and factors that may increase the risk of mental ill health in individuals.

Understand how to support individuals with mental ill health within boundaries of own role.

Explore how to create a mentally healthy environment for individuals in a variety of settings.

Progression to further learning with FACE

FACE does not offer upward progression higher than level 2.  However, horizontal progression onto further vocational learning leading to an appropriate and relevant occupational qualification at Level 2 or above is possible.

Progression to other Providers

By undertaking this programme, learners will be able to further their own continuous professional development, which may improve their career prospects.

Jobs and Careers

This qualification will enable learners to gain employment as a Mentor in a learning or professional environment.