All our Supporting Teaching and Learning courses are available for adults aged 19 on 31 August 2019 and over only.
These Supporting Teaching and Learning courses require an assessment before you can enrol onto the course. Please book onto an assessment here: Skills for Work Assessment Dates
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Daytime Supporting Teaching and Learning courses at WMC-The Camden College, London
If you are looking to train as a teaching assistant in nursery, primary or secondary school settings then this course is ideal for you. This course will help you to develop practical knowledge and understanding of supporting children in the classroom, you will learn about the UK primary and secondary education systems. The course focuses on child development, safeguarding, health and safety, communication and team practice in schools as well as how to promote positive behaviour and equality, diversity and inclusion when working with children. You will feel passionate about learning and about working with children and may have particular skills of your own you feel children may benefit from. A voluntary two day a week work placement is required.
If you are already qualified at Level 2 and working in a school or nursery, the Level 3 Diploma will enable you to have: more responsibility in the classroom, take a lead on planning & assessment of learning activities, command a higher pay rate, develop your confidence and enhance professional skills
You will study 16 units which include: child development, safeguarding, health and safety, positive environments for children and partnership working in services for children, as well as supporting positive behaviour, communication, equality and inclusion and maintaining and supporting relationships with children and young people.