This Level 4 qualification aims to provide professional development opportunities for practitioners working in the school and college workforce. This qualification will embrace the wealth of experience, proven knowledge and skills of the learner in a teaching and learning environment. It will challenge the learner in both daily practice and theoretical understanding.
What will you learn?
Learners will acquire and use skills of leadership, mentoring, coaching and reflection as they complete the qualification through work-based learning opportunities.
This qualification will equip you with the knowledge, understanding and skills in a range of key subject areas including:
- enabling individuals to learn
- understand how to support children and young people to improve their mental health and well-being
- working with others to support individuals with additional needs and disability in a school or college
- working with families and other professionals in a school or college setting
- implementing change in school or college setting
What are the entry requirements?
The qualification is aimed at learners who are employed in suitable roles within schools or colleges. Learner knowledge and understanding that comes from working in schools or colleges is a requirement for this CPD qualification.
Learners must be at least 18 years old and employed in a suitable role within a school or college. Previous Level 3 study is a clear advantage but wealth of experience, knowledge and understanding working in schools or colleges is a requirement for this qualification.
Learners may progress within the workforce in the following job roles and responsibilities:
- Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO)
- Higher Level Practitioner/Teaching Assistant
- Internal progression at a higher level, including those with management responsibilities, leadership, mentoring, and supervision and management opportunities.
The Certificate can usually be completed in a year.
For further information Tony Ellerington 01482 615 261 or Siobhan McLintock 01482 615 595