Who is this course for?This is an ideal programme if you are looking to show leadership and specialist skills used in your current role, or in preparation to take on a specialist role such as a Special Educational Needs Coordinator or a Higher Level Practitioner/Teaching Assistant.
This course has five units, providing the opportunity to build on your existing knowledge and understanding, and develop skills that will promnote quality, encourage leadership, prepare you for management responsibilities and allow for growth in coaching and mentoring others.
The content covers the age range from 5-19 years and includes the following areas:
Teaching and AssessmentThere are no examinations on this programme. Instead we use an internal assessment approach. You will produce a work-based portfolio of evidence to reflect application of theoretical knowledge in practice with clear expectations of engagement with statutory frameworks. Attendance may not be required as the qualification can be delivered within your workplace. The awarding body recommends 7-10 hours independent study per week.
Progression OpportunitiesThis qualification provides progression to a Level 5 such as the Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services.