The qualification covers a wide range of areas including children and young people’s development, supporting those with disabilities or special educational needs and communication and professional relationships.
Many of our students have gained employment in the sector as Teaching Assistant, Learning Support Assistant or Special Educational Needs Assistant. Some have chosen to progress onto the level 3 qualification and then onto higher education.
How is the course assessed?
Coursework, Observation and Portfolio
No formal qualifications are required
In addition: You will need to be working, volunteering or on practical placement, as you need to show competence in both knowledge and skills. The should be for 12 hours per week. You will also require A clean enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service disclosure