This is a knowledge based qualification suitable for all support staff roles in schools, including site staff, administrators, as well as those who work directly with children and young people. It seeks to develop the knowledge and understanding that all those working in a school setting will need and covers areas such as safeguarding, communication and understanding the school context.
This course is completed via distance learning, allowing you the flexibility of studying in your own time. There are a range of teaching materials that you will work your way through and at the end of each section you will complete a small assessment. The course is chunked into small sections so that you can complete parts of the course even if you have a short amount of time.
You must be aged 19 or over to complete this course and have lived in the UK for the last three years.
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.
|Code||Location||Dates||Day||Times||Weeks||19+ Fee |
|AW2SWS1ONL||Offsite||01/08/2019 - 31/07/2020||-||0||£15.00||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.|
"The course was local and exactly what I needed to further my career. When I opened my results I felt so happy and very proud of myself, gaining a first was a result of both the hard work and the guidance I received from the course team. I can now fulfil my ambition of opening a kindergarten abroad."Ben Steadman
We have courses to suit everyone so if you haven’t found exactly what you’re looking for yet, we recommend you take a look at the following courses. We’ve selected these for you based on your interests.
At South Devon College, we offer a wide range of adult education courses and qualifications, so whatever you want to do, you can achieve it with us. The only question is how far do you want to go?
With so many courses available, we understand that finding the right one for you isn’t always easy. Our Helpzone team offer dedicated careers advice and are open all year round. Drop in or call us if you would like to have a chat about your options.
If the idea of cost is holding you back from committing to a course, there is a wide range of financial support available for adults to help fund your studies with us.