32-48 UCAS Points from a Level 3 course (e.g. A-Level, Level 3 Diploma, BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma or equivalent). English GCSE at grade C/grade 4 or above OR Level 2 equivalent. Maths GCSE at grade C/grade 4 or above OR Level 2 equivalent is desirable. We welcome applicants who may not meet the above entry requirements but have relevant work experience within the industry. You may be asked to attend an interview to discuss the requirements of the course.
- You must be in employment or have a work placement in a learning support role in any educational environment for at least one day a week
Applications should be made directly to the College.
On this course you will learn about the role of the Teaching Assistant and how to support the development of Literacy and Numeracy, managing behaviour, investigating SEN, disabilities and inclusion enabling you to develop the skills needed to study in higher education.
This course is franchised and awarded by the University of Bedfordshire. Further details about the University and its courses are available at www.beds.ac.uk.
Who is the course suitable for?
This course is for candidates working in a learning support role, who may like to work towards a BA (Hons) in Educational Practice. The Foundation Degree in Educational Practice, FdA, is a qualification in its own right and aims to equip learners with the skills needed to support learning, to develop the ability to reflect on their own practice and enable them to relate their work in learning support to the wider educational context
Development of Maths and English
Employability Skills Development
On successful completion of the FdA you have the opportunity to progress to the top-up BA (Hons) at the University of Bedfordshire.
How will the course be taught?
The course will tuaght over two years and two terms attending College on Mondays
How will I know how well I am doing?
Are there any additional costs?
What course can I do next?
Where can I get further support / advice?
Contact us on 01582 477776
How do I join the course?
Apply online via www.centralbeds.ac.uk