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Specialist Support for Teaching & Learning in Schools BTEC Diploma (Sports) Level 2 at PETROC

Course description

This qualification provides the underpinning knowledge and understanding for those working directly with children or young people in schools. You will develop a range of skills and techniques, as well as personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in an educational environment.

Course content

This Edexcel Level 3 qualification in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools has been developed to give learners the opportunity to engage in learning that is relevant to them and which will provide opportunities to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in working life.

This qualification relates to the National Occupational Standards in supporting teaching and learning in schools. Fees may apply for adult learners. Please seek advice from the guidance centre.

Entry requirements

All entrants must hold 4 GCSEs at grade D or equivalent or above, to preferably include GCSE Maths at grade 3 or above and GCSE English Language at grade 3 or above.
Entrants holding a grade 2 or a 3 in GCSE Maths will study towards GCSE Maths to gain grade 4 or above. Those with a grade 1 or below will study Level 1 Functional Skills Maths and retake GCSE Maths in the following year.

Entrants holding a grade 2 or a 3 in GCSE English Language will study towards GCSE English Language to gain grade 4 or above. Those with a grade 1 or below will study the Level 1 Functional Skills English and retake GCSE in the following year. 

At the end of the year all learners are expected to have completed and achieved all the components of their Level 2 Study Programme and achieved a graded improvement in their Maths and English Language studies before being allowed to progress.

Must be aged 17 or over at the start of September. A minimum of five 5 GCSEs at grades D or above, or equivalent, to include English Language and ideally, Science and Maths. Learners with a full Level 1 or 2 vocational qualification at Merit, or students aged 19 or over with extensive work experience, may also be considered.

You will need a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check before you start the course.

Assessment

A Petroc assessor will visit intermittently in order to plan, observe and assess progress in placement, and to check competence within the practice based units. The course tutor will assess assignment work from the BTEC element of the programme.

Future opportunities

Upon completion of this programme, candidates are able to take up paid employment at supervisory level within the sector. Although some students opt to remain in education with Petroc and progress to HE to complete a foundation degree.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact PETROC directly.

Last updated date: 17 February 2017

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