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TQUK Award in Support Work in Schools Level 2

TQUK Award in Support Work in Schools Level 2
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£250.00

This course is available in Paper format

The course is only suitable for learners who are 16 or over. Its primary aim is to prepare students for work in a teaching support role, improving their knowledge and skills in the areas listed in the units below.

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Introduction

TQUK Award in Support Work in Schools Level 2

Course code: CLD25

Delivery method: Paper Based & Online

Course duration: 12 Months

Entry requirements: No prior qualification needed

Award achieved: TQUK Award in Support Work in Schools Level 2

Awarding body: TQUK

This is a knowledge based qualification suitable for all support staff roles in schools, including site staff, administrators etc as well as those who work directly with children and young people. It seeks to develop the knowledge and understanding that all those working in a school setting will need and covers areas such as safeguarding, communication and understanding the school context.

Content

TQUK Award in Support Work in Schools Level 2

The course consists of 5 units, as listed below:

UNIT 1: Child and young person development.

After this unit students will:

  • Know the main stages of child and young person development
  • Understand the kinds of influences that affect children and young people’s development
  • Understand the potential effects of transitions on children and young people’s development

UNIT 2: Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people.

After this unit students will:

  • Know about the legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding the welfare of children and young people including e-safety
  • Know what to do when children or young people are ill or injured, including emergency procedures
  • Know how to respond to evidence or concerns that a child or young person has been abused, harmed or bullied

UNIT 3: Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults.

After this unit students will:

  • Know how to interact with and respond to children and young people
  • Know how to interact with and respond to adults
  • Know how to communicate with children, young people and adults
  • Know how to communicate with children, young people and adults
  • Know about current legislation, policies and procedures for confidentiality and sharing information, including data protection

UNIT 4: Equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people.

After this unit students will:

  • Understand the importance of promoting equality and diversity in work with children and young people
  • Understand the impact of prejudice and discrimination on children and young people
  • Understand inclusion and inclusive practices in work with children and young people

UNIT 5: Schools as organisations.

After this unit students will:

  • Know the different types of schools in the education sector
  • Know how schools are organised in terms of roles and responsibilities
  • Understand how schools uphold their aims and values
  • Know about the laws and codes of practice that affect work in schools
  • Know about the range and purpose of school policies and procedures
  • Know about the wider context in which schools operate

Qualification Information

This course provides successful students with a qualification from TQUK, regulated by Ofqual. TQUK is an Awarding Organisation recognised by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) in England and by the Welsh Government.

This is a knowledge based qualification suitable for support roles in schools, including site staff, administrators etc as well as those who work directly with children and young people.

Method of Study

The course is designed for study by distance learning at work or at home. Students receive course manual, assignments and studyguide plus tutor support by mail and email. You can start at any time and plan your studies over a period of up to one year from the time of enrolment.

Method of Assessment

Your course of study is broken down into units and sections, each of which contains lessons, activities and test papers.

You will be assessed by a series of written assignments, marked by your tutor.

Course Length Information

This course can be taken over a 12 month period, but you can complete it as fast or as slowly as you wish.

The ‘guided learning hours’ recommendation is around  80-85.

Tutor Support

You will have access to a tutor via email who will mark your work and guide you through the course and will assist you with any problems you may have. In addition you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process.