ENDORSED QUALIFICATION AT LEVEL 3
If you enjoy working with children and would like to play a part in their education and wellbeing, a job as a teaching assistant could be ideal for you. Accredited through the Focus Awards Focus on Quality Provision (FQP) Scheme, this rewarding course equips students to advance in a consistently growing market.
With a sharp focus on developing the knowledge and skills required to support children and young people in their learning environment, this course is perfect for any enthusiastic person seeking a fulfilling career path.
This course comprises 8 distinct units, which are detailed on the ‘Snapshot’ tab above. These units are tailored to give students competence in the classroom environment, while at the same time providing a comprehensive understanding of the issues and subjects related to the support of children in education.
Core organizational skills, good communication levels with pupils, parents and teaching staff, and understanding all areas of child development are vital elements in the provision of effective childcare.
Other elements covered include awareness of health and safety aspects and knowledge of issues surrounding the safeguarding of children. You will explore how to support learning objectives, including the effective and compassionate treatment of those with special needs and other problems.
There are no set requirements and the course is open to people from all walks of life.
If you are interested in the development and learning of our younger generation and care about the rights of the individual, you are welcome to apply. The course materials are simple to follow and easy to understand. In addition, your tutor will be on hand to support you, and you will receive a comprehensive study guide to help you make the most of your time with us.
You should take note that in order to work in a school environment, or indeed any other organisation that involves access to children, you may be required to undergo a Criminal Record Bureau (CRB) check.