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Award in Special Educational Needs Coordinator in Early Years (SENCO)

This course is aimed at those already qualified in Early Years Education (Level 3) who are working alongside children with special educational needs or disabilities.

This is a 10 week classroom-based course, you will have the option of starting in September, January and April.

The course runs on a Tuesday evening from 5pm-7pm allowing those in full-time employment the chance to gain this important qualification.

Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a CACHE Level 3 Award in SENCO in Early Years Settings.
If you are aged 19 and over you may have options to help fund your studies with us. The funding you can receive depends on your personal circumstances, and could mean you are entitled to free or reduced course fees. You may also be entitled to support with travel, childcare and equipment. To find out exactly what you could receive, contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380 123 for a free, impartial appointment, with no commitment necessary.

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Code Location Dates Day Times Weeks 19+ Fee  
AW3SED1P Paignton Campus 07/01/2020 - 24/03/2020 TUE 17:00:00:0 - 19:00:00:0 11 £415.00 FC Apply Now
AW3SND1P Paignton Campus 18/03/2020 - 17/06/2020 WED 17:00:00:0 - 19:00:00:0 11 £415.00 FC Apply Now
FC Courses marked are full cost with no reductions available.
T2 Courses marked may entitle you to free tuition fees if you are enrolling on your first full Level 2 qualification and are 19 to 23 years olds.
T3 Courses marked may entitle you to free tuition fees if you are enrolling on your first full Level 3 qualification and are 19 to 23 years olds.
19+ Courses marked may entitle you to an Advanced Learning Loan to help fund your studies, available for learners aged 19 or over.

Lisa is an Early Years Teacher who joined the team at South Devon College after 11 years working in the industry. Previously, she was a deputy SENDCo and the Speech, Language and Communication Lead within early years practice for many years. She is passionate about passing on my knowledge and experience to new students and supporting them to achieve their goals. Lisa teaches on level 2 and level 3 Early Years programmes, as well as lecturing within Higher Education.Lisa Rogers

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