You will develop the knowledge and skills needed when working under supervision with children and young people in the age range of birth to 19 years old. This course is suitable for teaching assistants, learning support assistants and special needs assistants.
There are no formal entry requirements, although you should have skills in Maths, English and IT which would allow you to effectively support learners. As with all courses a keen interest and motivation will help you achieve great results.
You will gain a valuable insight into working as a support member of staff in a young persons' environment. Upon completion of the certificate, you will be well prepared to handle working in your chosen sector. The placement aspect of the course will allow you to gain real first hand experience of a working environment.