Certificate in Skills for Learning Support Practitioners Level 2
Are you keen to develop your skills working with people with disability and learning difficulties?
Level: Level 2
Purpose: Continuing Professional Development
Guided Learning Hours: 112
Duration: 20 weeks
Next course: 17 September 2019 – 13 February 2020
What are the qualifications about?
You will be able to develop strategies as a learning support practitioner and understand and respond to the unique needs of learners with anything from ADHD and dyslexia to poor mental health and autism.
Who are they for?
Whether you already have relevant experience, or wish to move into this area of work, this course will help you to understand the best way to work in the classroom with learners who have special educational needs.
What do I need?
You don’t need any specific academic qualifications for this course.
Why choose Ruskin College?
Ruskin has a history of success with learners who face barriers to education or have unique educational needs. Your learning will be enhanced in this special environment and through high quality and supportive teaching.
What sorts of things do they cover?
You will cover issues such as positive behaviour management in the classroom and safeguarding learners.
How will I learn and be assessed?
You will carry out practice-based learning, individual study and assessment.
How long do they take?
Guided learning hours
Guided learning hours are the hours you spend learning with your training provider or on your own. The guided learning hours for this qualification are:
- Level 2: 112 hours
Usual course length
Completing the Certificate in Skills for Learning Support Practitioners Level 2 usually takes:
- 5 months part time
What jobs could they lead to?
You will be able work more effectively with people with special educational needs and support the needs of these groups within the mainstream education sector.
What would it cost me?
We will help you access financial support if you are entitled to it: find out if you are eligible.