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Special Needs (SEN) Awareness for Teaching Assistants Level 3 (Endorsed)

Learn and gain an endorsed award relevant to employment. If your aim is to eventually specialise in working within the SEN sector then this SEN Teaching Assistant Course could be the one for you. The demand for SEN qualified staff is huge and growing fast. Update or add a new skill and increase your opportunities.

The aims of the SEN Teaching Assistant Course are to provide an up to date, comprehensive knowledge and skills appropriate to the conduct of a classroom support role specifically with special needs children, and to participation in a wide range of classroom support activities. Updated in line with new legislation

SEN qualified staff will assist children with a wide variety of emotional, behavioural, learning and physical difficulties. Special needs assistants require a huge amount of patience and understanding. Working in this sector can be very demanding however the satisfaction gained in making a difference cannot be understated.


Qualification: Endorsed
Support: 1-year support included 
Start Date: Anytime - We enrol 365 days a year   
Price: Interest-Free Finance

We offer a fully recognised RQF qualification that will fully qualify learners as a Special Needs Teaching Assistant. View SEN Teaching Assistant Course Here

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Course Details

Course Syllabus

Learners will complete 6 units of study in total as listed below.

6 tutor marked assignments to complete

SEN overview
SEN provision in schools & policies
SENCO role & outside agencies
Some common SEN conditions found in schools
Behaviour
Inclusive education

Entry Requirements

There are no previous qualifications required. However, students looking to enrol onto this course should meet the following criteria:

Be aged 16 Years or above
Possess a solid knowledge of the English language
Have access to a PC and the internet for the duration of the whole course
Basic computer skills: e.g. Word processing, emailing, uploading documents etc
Have a genuine desire to succeed

Students do not require a placement to complete this course. 

Course Duration

This course comes with 12 months of support included:

Guided Learning Hours (GLH) – 120 Hours
Total Qualification Time (TQT) – 150 Hours

On average, learners will complete this course within 7 months

Qualification Awarded.

TQUK Level 3 Special Needs Awareness for Teaching Assistants Award – Certificate of Achievement

Training Qualifications UK

This course provides successful students with a certificate of achievement from TQUK. Although this course does not carry a recognised qualification, the course has been officially endorsed and undergoes the same strict quality control procedures as a fully recognised qualification.

TQUK is recognised as an awarding organisation by the qualification regulators for England, Wales and Northern Ireland, who are: the office of the qualifications and examinations regulator (OFQUAL) in England, the Welsh Government and the council for curriculum, examinations and assessment (CCA) in Northern Ireland.

Study Method

UK Open College Support Desk

Knowledge Base

Your initial study pack will be posted to you within 7 days of making payment. Your course pack will contain all you need to start your course, including your course lessons, tutor details, support contact details and student study guide.

Learners are then able to prepare their assignments using a word processing program ready to be emailed directly to their tutor for marking.  Using our online learning platform, you can access all of your correspondence, access sample assignments, FAQ’s and general course guidance. Our platform can be accessed from anywhere with an internet connection 24/7.

 

Tutors & Support

All learners have access to a qualified tutor via email for the stated support period. In addition to this, you are able to speak to our support team via telephone with any query you may have relating your course.

Our tutors and support team have years of experience in delivering online and distance learning courses. If you require help, then we are only a phone call away.

Assessment

Learners will be required to complete a series of tutor-marked assignments ( normally 1 after each unit) as they progress through this course. Each assignment will contain a variety of tasks/questions. These assignments are assessed by your tutor to monitor progress. You will be provided with constructive feedback to help you in completing each unit to the required standard.

There is no examination to complete as the course is completed using continual assessment.

Why UK Open College?

✅ Enrol online today – No set term times
✅ Accredited College – We are fully approved
✅ Spread the cost – interest-free finance (Guaranteed acceptance*)
✅ NUS/Totum Student Card Approved*
✅ Trading since 2006 – We will not let you down
✅ Flexible learning – Study at a time that suits you
✅ Qualified Tutors – Fast assignment turnaround

*NUS/TOTUM Student cards are only available to students who are studying a fully recognised RQF/QCF course of 120 study hours or more. £12 fee per year applies.

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Payments plans - Guaranteed acceptance*

Select whether to pay in full upon enrolment or opt to pay a deposit and spread the cost with our Interest-free payment plan.  *Guaranteed acceptance for those who meet the following conditions:

Aged 18 and above (Maximum age 75)
Permanent resident in the UK
Be able to provide 3 years of address history from the UK
Have a UK bank account that accepts direct debits
Hold a valid UK credit or debit card

Please note: We do not carry out credit checks

Alternative payment plans may be available for those that do not meet these conditions. Please speak to a member of our team who will be happy to assist on 0121 792 3872.

Applicants choosing the monthly option will be required to complete and sign a financial agreement for the remaining payments.  All payments to be set up via direct debit.  We are only able to set up monthly payments for students resident in the UK. 

Please note: Once a payment plan is set up, you are liable to pay the course fees in full whether you complete the course or not.  Please ensure the monthly repayments are affordable before agreeing to any payment plan offered.

14 Day Money Back Guarantee

Once received at your requested delivery address, you have 14 days to ensure this course meets your needs and requirements. If for any reason you are not happy, simply return your course pack unused for a refund.*

*Minus postage. An admin fee is deducted from any deposit refunded if a finance plan is arranged and then cancelled.

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