Assessor/Coach Apprenticeship (Higher Level) Level 4

Subject Area Teacher Training
Course Type Apprenticeship
Qualification Level 4
Start Date September 2020
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Assessor/Coach Apprenticeship (Higher Level) Level 4

The assessor coach apprenticeship is designed for those who coach and assess vocational students, usually on a one-to-one basis.

Coaching skills involve complex communication techniques to actively listen, provide feedback and to engage students in planning their individualised learning programme. These skills are also integral to assessing students’ competence inrelation to work-related/industry standards and life skills.

Course Details

Entry Requirements
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  • You will be required to have achieved Maths at Level 2
  • You will be required to have achieved English at Level 2
What will I learn?
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  • Inspire, motivate and raise students’ aspirations through your passion for the sector

  • Operate at all times to ethical and legal standards and within professional boundaries

  • Model and encourage mutual respect, displaying a deep understanding of equality and diversity, with and between students, colleagues and appropriate agencies

  • Be resilient and adaptable when dealing with challenge and change, maintaining focus and selfcontrol

  • Value the importance of maths, English and ICT skills in the students’ future economic and social wellbeing

  • Evaluate and improve your own professional practice in relation to the Professional Standards for Teachers and Educators in the Education and Training Sector

Careers & Employability
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The AC is a dual professional, using their up-to-date professional knowledge and skills to support vocational and professional development across the formal Education and Training Sector (ETS) as well as in any employer setting, and at any level. They may, for example, coach and assess apprentices, trainees or new recruits (ranging from young entrants, to new CEOs) in the workplace, commensurate with their own level of experience and qualifications, as required by their employer or their sector.

“During my career I have gained a broad range of skills relating to early years education and childcare, and I can now pass that knowledge on to new learners. It’s fantastic to support learners in achieving their goals and helping them find employment in this rewarding industry.”Stefanie Crinks

Paignton Campus – Vantage Point

This course is available at our Vantage Point Campus. 

Our inspirational Paignton Campus provides the very best learning environment, featuring state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.

South Devon College,
Long Road,

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