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What’s this course about?    

This course will help you to prepare for future employment working in schools. It gives an insight into the varied roles and activities you might be involved in and gives you the opportunity to learn alongside other like-minded people. 

Course format:    

This is an online course where you’ll learn together and take part in practical group activities, all in a relaxed and friendly environment.    

Who will benefit from attending?    

This course is for people who want to work with children in educational settings.

What will I learn?    

  • About some of the many roles and responsibilities involved in working in schools  
  • About statutory and non-statutory documents in their chosen age range 
  • How to identify needs and support them 
  • How to report concerns and development points  
  • About some of the causes of challenging behaviour and how to deal with it 
  • About planning for learning 

How long is the course?    

This is run as 2-hour sessions over 5 weeks, with some activities to do at home to help you practise your skills.    

Will I be assessed?    

You will be required to complete some paperwork during this course. This will record and support your learning journey and successes

Entry Requirements:

Family and Community Learning courses are funded by the Education and Skills Funding Agency. Courses are no cost to learners if they are aged 19+, have a Wiltshire postcode, and have been a resident in UK/EU for 3+years (or have certain immigration status) and if you can tick any of these criteria:

  • have less than 5 GCSEs grades A-C / 9-4
  • in receipt of benefits (other than child benefit)
  • are a military family
  • are a family with children who need additional support
  • are unemployed and looking for work.

If you are unsure if you are eligible, we are always happy to talk things through.

Click here to enrol: https://workwiltshire.co.uk/enrolment/

Or to contact us call 01225 770478 or email familyandcommunitylearning@wiltshire.gov.uk


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