We are holding Advice and Guidance Drop in sessions on Mondays at 1pm for the following courses:

  • Level 1, Level 2 and 3 in Early Years Educator
  • Level 2 and 3 in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (Teaching Assistant)

To attend an Advice and Guidance session, come along to the Marlborough Building Reception at the Centre for Health, Social and Child Care and ask for Tuyshana Senkyire. The session will be held in Room 113.

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If you are aged 19 or over and want to study an Access to Higher Education Diploma, a Level 3 -6 Certificate or Diploma, there is help available to fund your course. Find out more by visiting our financial support section to register your interest in receiving information about the loans from the College.

Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools - CACHE Level 2 Certificate

HS7001MT

About the course

Working or volunteering in a school, after-school club or community centre? This part-time course is the perfect stepping stone to a further study or to a career as a recognised Teaching Assistant, Learning Support Assistant or Special Needs Assistant.

You will need to be working or volunteering in a school environment (for at least 12 hours a week). You will also need an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check which costs approximately £50.

You will attend College one day a week. You will study a number of theoretical modules that underpin the overall aims of the qualification, including: providing support for learning activities, supporting child development, keeping children safe, contributing to positive relationships, and providing effective support to colleagues.

Assessment is by work in class, your portfolio and the results of your observation by the assessor.

You can progress to a Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools. Alternatively, if you are presently in a voluntary position at your school, this may be the qualification you need to become a member of staff.

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James Fletcher

James Fletcher

James Fletcher

Studying: Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

After working in retail as a manager for 10 years, James decided to return as a student at City and Islington and pursue a career in childcare. At the end of graduation James hopes to be kept on at his current placement at Sacred Heart School and then do a Level 3 Supported Teaching and Learning in Schools course.

“The reputation of the college and recommendation of the course from a friend encouraged me to return to Candi. My tutors have been an immense support and getting paid to work in a school while studying is great.”

Course information

Start date
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11 September 2017

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Course level
Level 2
Course code
HS7000U17
Start date
11/09/17
End date
30/04/18
Duration
28 Wks
Centre
Health, Social and Child Care
Class Type
Part Time
Unfunded
Exams
£110.00
Tuition
£1417.00
Co-Funded
Materials
FREE
Exams
£110.00
Tuition
£911.40
Fully Funded
Materials
FREE
Tuition
FREE
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