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York College

Who is this course aimed at?

Are you working in a school with children aged 5 years and upwards? Would you like to further your career opportunities? Have you a level 3 already and want to develop your understanding, skills and abilities?

Then this may be the course for you.

Overview

This level 4 qualification will challenge you in both daily practice and theoretical understanding. You will acquire and use leadership, mentoring, coach and reflection skills through the qualification.

Entry Requirements

Students must be 18 years and over and hold a full level 3 Childcare/Teaching assistant qualification and Maths/English GCSE or equivalent. Applicants must have a wealth of experience working directly with children in a classroom.

Dates and Times

18th September 2018 - 21st May 2019

Tuesday 1.15pm – 4.45pm

Course Length

Year long course

Fees

£811

Course Content

Units include:

  • Enabling individuals to learn
  • Understand how to support children and young people to improve their mental health and well-being
  • Working with others to support individuals with additional needs and disability
  • Working with families and other professionals
  • Implementing change in school

Teaching Methods

You will have 3 hours a week in college and then have tasks to do in school. This will allow you to show competence in both knowledge and skills.

Exams and Assessments

All unties will be internally assessed using a range of written assignments, professional discussions and direct observations in the workplace.

Qualifications

NCFE CACHE Level 4 Certificate for the Advanced Practitioner in Schools and Colleges

Progression

You may progress within the workforce in the following roles:

  • Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCo)
  • Higher Level Practitioner/Teaching Assistant
  • Internal progression at a higher level, including those with management responsibilities
  • Leadership, mentoring, supervision and management opportunities

How to Apply

If you wish to study this course you do not need to fill out an application form, simply call our Admissions Team on (01904) 770397 or visit our friendly team of advisors in the InfoZone, located behind the main reception desk.

 

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this course or any aspects of studying at York College please email info@yorkcollege.ac.uk or call (01904) 770770.

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this webpage, the content is subject to change where necessary.

 

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