• 96%

    of adult learners agree teaching on their course is good

    (On-programme survey 2018, students aged 19plus)

  • We are the College of the Year!

    (Top college nationally for BTECs, Pearson 2019)

  • Earn less than £16,009.50? You may be eligible for FREE study.

Start Date:Duration:Level:Study mode:Course location:Course Type:
18/09/20201 Year2Part-Time EveningWashington CampusSkills & Qualifications

What’s it all about?

The course is for you if you wish to work within the school sector and do not already possess a relevant Level 2 qualification. It will provide you with a ‘licence to practice’ in a supervised capacity with children and young people within schools.

You’ll need to possess or be working towards an Adult Literacy and Numeracy Level 2 qualification such as GCSE grade C or equivalent. You will also be required to complete a Target Skills Assessment, a health questionnaire, a DBS police check) and pass a

Study levelCostAdditional fees
19+452.00*An additional fee of £40 will be required for your DBS (police check). This may be wavered under specific circumstances. Personal expenditure is minimal but you will be required to provide items of stationary such as pens and papers as well as purchas

The course is both theoretical and practical and is assessed within college and a relevant educational setting (one day per week in workplace environment). You will be assessed using a variety of methods including written tasks, poster presentations, as

English and Maths are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to your dream career. If you have not already achieved grade 9-4 in GCSE Maths and/ or English at school, we will support you to improve your skills.

Thursday 6pm-9pm or Tuesday 9.30am-2.30pm

This course will give you the skills and knowledge specifically for working within the school sector. You will study units including:

Understanding how to safeguard the well-being of children and young people
Promote children and young people’s posit

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What’s next?

After successfully completing the course you could find employment as an educational practitioner within the school sector. You could also choose to progress to the NCFE Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools – Level 3 or an Early Years qualification

98%of our students progress to a positive destination

(*Destination data for Sunderland College students aged 16-18, academic year 2017/18).

Why choose Sunderland College?

Our achievement rates are well above the national average.

We are the College of the Year.

(*Top college nationally for BTECs, Pearson 2019)

100% of our HND and HNC students progressed to employment or further study. 

(*Destination data, academic year 2016/17, HNC 19+)

We have recently invested £50 million in our facilities.