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Preparing to Work in Schools - Level 1

Course code: WPWV315P

Subject area: Employability

Study level: Part Time

Course level: 1

Course details

Course time:

10:00 - 12:30

Days of week:

Monday

Course date:

13th Jan 2025 - 24th Mar 2025

Course location:

Witney Campus

Contact details

Phone:

01235 555 585

This qualification prepares learners for further learning and training whilst developing an understanding of the teaching and learning environment in a school setting. It covers areas such as how to support the well-being of a child or young person and child and young person development.

In order to avoid disappointment, it is advisable to enrol at least 2½ weeks prior to the course starting. We will confirm course information two weeks prior to the start date.

The ten-week course will explore. - Schools as organisations - Main Policies and Procedures - Health & Safety - Safeguarding - Healthy Lifestyles - The main stages of development, from birth to 19 years - How to communicate effectively with children, young people and adults - Characteristics of Teamwork - Equality & Diversity - Learning and the Curriculum

Please note there will be no class on 17/02/2025.

There are vending machines available where hot/cold drinks and snacks can be purchased. There are watercoolers on site making it easy to refill your water bottle.There is no parking on the campus during the day. Please use Marriotts Walk or Woodford Way Car Parks which are a few minutes’ walk away.Please report to Reception on arrival. A photo-id will be issued, for you to wear when you attend classes.

What next?
Learners can progress to Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning. Oxfordshire Adult Learning offer a wide-range of similar workshops and courses, please check our website for further information.
Entry criteria
This qualification is aimed at a range of learners who are thinking of working in a school setting including: young people, mature learners, learners with special educational needs or where English is an additional language.
Fee information
As part of your course we may organise trips to assist you with your learning. Trips are optional, and you will not be penalised if you choose not to participate.

There are bursaries available to help you with other course costs. Call 01235 216 212 for more information.

The rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. You can find more information on our Fees and Bursaries page - search "Fees and Bursaries" at the top of the page.

Course fees

19+ Fee:

Tuition Fee: £150.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £150.00

19+ Reduced Fee:

Tuition Fee: £0.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £0.00

Learning & method assessment
Learners will be able to participate in weekly, classroom activities to build and share knowledge alongside their peers and create a portfolio of evidence. There will be opportunities to have discussions, do short presentations, design leaflets and complete a diary to reflect on weekly lessons.

To track your progress and achievement you will be required to complete a short document.