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Specialist Support for Teaching & Learning in Schools and Colleges (Teaching Assistant) 17+ only

Level:
Level 3 Vocational
Course Code:
FTB110
Location:
North Devon Campus
Duration:
One year


This qualification provides the underpinning knowledge and understanding for those working directly with children or young people in schools.

You will gain practical experience and expertise in a school or college environment.

FAQs  

This engaging and varied study programme has been developed to give you the opportunity to participate in learning that is relevant to you. You will develop a range of skills and techniques, as well as personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in an educational environment.

You will spend one day per week in college and work up to three days per week in a placement setting to enhance your practical abilities in the working environment.
A Petroc assessor will visit intermittently in order to plan, observe and assess progress in placement, and to check competence within the practice based units. The course tutor will assess assignment work from the BTEC element of the programme.
To be accepted onto a two-year Level 3 programme, all entrants must hold at least a grade 4 in GCSE Maths and a grade 4 in GCSE English, as well as at least three other GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above. Certain subjects require a minimum of GCSE grade 6.

Learners with a full Level 2 vocational qualification at Merit, or, students aged 19 or over with extensive work experience, may also be considered for this course.

You will need a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check before you start the course.
Completing this programme will equip you to take up employment at supervisory teaching assistant level. Some students choose to continue their studies at university to study teaching and learning. You could also progress onto Petroc's Foundation Degree in Teaching and Learning.
On your first day at college, you'll need to bring your GCSE certificates and your original DBS check.
For more information, please contact our Advice & Guidance Centre on 01271 852422.

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