Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Level 3 Extended Diploma at Nelson and Colne College
On this 2 year programme you will learn the knowledge and skills to progress to university or into employment. You will learn about the development of children from birth to seven years old, looking at how children learn, how to plan activities and aspects of health and safety.
Children’s Development from birth to seven years
Children’s health and wellbeing
Providing safe environments for children
Play and Learning
Understanding Children’s additional needs
Observation, assessment and planning
Professional practice portfolio
5 GCSEs at grade C or above (in a minimum of 3 different subject areas) including Maths and English or a Level 2 Diploma (Merit/Distinction) and preferably a grade C in Maths and English.
You will be assessed through a combination of written and practical work and externally marked assessments. This course includes two days of practical experience within a real work environment.
Former students are studying at a number of universities including the University of Leeds, Liverpool Hope University, Edge Hill University and Leeds Trinity University, studying for degrees including Childhood Studies, Childhood, Youth and Education and Early Childhood and Education.
They go on to achieve rewarding careers in Childcare and some go on to work as Teachers or Classroom Assistants. Level 2 students can also apply for one of our Apprenticeships with a number of local nurseries.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Nelson and Colne College directly.