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Certificate for the Advanced Practitioner in Schools & Colleges Level 4 (Evening) online

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This Level 4 qualification aims to provide professional development opportunities for practitioners working in the school and college workforce.  This qualification will embrace the wealth of experience, proven knowledge and skills of the learner in a teaching and learning environment.  It will challenge the learner in both daily practice and theoretical understanding.

Learners will acquire and use skills of leadership, mentoring, coaching and reflection as they complete the qualification through work based learning opportunities.

Upon achievement of this qualification, the learner will be equipped as an Advanced Practitioner and be able to  apply/be employed in HLTA roles.  The Advanced Practitioner will use crucial leadership skills to mentor others across other roles and responsibilities in the school or college workforce.

Learners may progress within the workforce in the following job roles and responsibilties:
  • Higher Level Practitioner/Teaching Assistant
  • Internal progression at a higher level, including those with management responsibilities
  • Leadership, mentoring, supervision and management opportunities
Through the course we will cover the following five units, utilising your experience and developing your knowledge further, to promote development of practice:
  • Enabling individuals to learn
  • Understand how to support children and young people to improve their mental health and well being
  • Working with others to support individuals with additional needs and disability in a school or college
  • Working with families and other professionals in a school or college setting
  • Implementing change in a school or college setting
You will be assigned your own personal Assessor who will support you with gathering evidence to support the assessment of your work.
All units will be internally assessed using a range of methods which could include:
  • Direct observation by a Tutor / Teacher / Assessor within the workplace
  • Written assignments and professional discussion in line with the Assessment of Learning provided for each unit
The qualification will be graded, ‘Achieved’ or, ‘Not Yet Achieved’ and all the assessment criteria must be achieved in order to obtain the Certificate
Learners must be at least 18 years old and employed in a Level 3 role in a learning environment (school or college) as they need to show competence in both skills and knowledge in order to achieve this qualification.Previous Level 3 study is a clear advantage, but wealth of experience, knowledge and understanding of working in schools or colleges is a requirement for this CPD qualification.Lerners will need to be able to use spoken and written English accurately.The part-time childcare team will be happy to respond to any enquiries, and can be contactd on 01992 411331 or email
You will need access to Wifi and a laptop.  Teaching sessions will run online through Microsoft Teams
The fee for this course is £811.00We offer various payment methods.  Additionally, learners have the option to apply for an Advance Learner Loan, that can assist in funding studdies ( further information regarding costs, please contact our Information Centre on 01992 411411

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Certificate for the Advanced Practitioner in Schools and Colleges Level 4 (Evening) Online
2024-09-25 00:00:00.000
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