Special Needs (SEN) Level 3 Course – Endorsed
This online special needs course (Level 3) is designed for people who work with children and young people in teaching, learning support or childcare and who wish to understand the provision of additional support for people with special needs.
This sen course is written to enable learners to be able to complete from home and placement work is not required for this course. No previous qualification or knowledge required to enrol onto this course.
The aims of this special needs course are to allow students to develop:
- Knowledge of the nature and range of special needs, and the requirement for additional support
- Familiarity with the legal and regulatory framework, and codes of good practice which cover special needs provision
- An understanding of the provision of additional support for children and young people
- Methods of working with children and young people who have speech, language and communication needs
- Methods of working with children and young people who experience social, emotional and behavioural difficulties
Learners will receive online access to their learning resources and support for a 12 month period. During this time you can log in and out to suit your personal circumstances. So, if you are looking to complete the course in a shorter time, then with the right attitude and commitment, this is more than possible. We enrol 365 days a year too, so you also have the option to enrol and register online at anytime. No set term times, no lectures to attend, no exams to take!
Positions are plentiful if you progress onto further your studies. Working 1-1 is also a possibility with further training. Take a look at some of the SEN positions on one of the major job websites and see for yourself. We all start somewhere!
Qualification: Special Needs Level 3 Award QLS
Support: 1-year support included
Start Date: Anytime - We enrol 365 days a year
Endorsed Specification: Certificate of Achievement
Price: Interest-Free Finance (Subject to Status)
We also offer a Level 2 Course in Specials Needs and Disability that may be of interest.
Learners will complete 6 units of study in total as listed below.
6 tutor-marked assignments to complete
Child and Young Person’s development
Working with children and young people with special educational needs
Supporting children and young people to achieve their learning potential
Working with children and young people with speech, language and communication needs
Working with children and young people with Social, emotional and behavioural (SEB) difficulties
Assessment and planning to meet individual needs
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
This course comes with 12 months of support included:
Guided Learning Hours (GLH) – 80 Hours
Total Qualification Time (TQT) – 100 Hours
On average, learners will complete this course within 6 months.
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.
Tutors & Support
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.
Learners are able to access their course lessons via our online learning platform. Complete your assignments and access all correspondence in one convenient place.
As long as you have an internet connection you can access your course 24/7.
ABC Quality Licence Scheme – Certificate of Achievement
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details all of the units you have completed as part of your course).
The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme & is offered in partnership with Kendal Publishing. This means that Kendal Publishing has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future.
The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by OFQUAL, to indicate the depth of study and level of difficulty involved in successful completion by the learner.
The course itself has been designed by Kendal Publishing to meet specific learners’ and /or employers requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. Abc Awards & Cert awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
ABC Awards & Certs Awards have long established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries,. ABC Awards & Certa Awards combine over 180 years of experience combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.
Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards & Certs Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14: all are developed with the support of the relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.
Regulated qualifications refer to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual/CCEA/Qualification Wales
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Why UK Open College?
Why UK Open College?
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Payments plans - Guaranteed acceptance*
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.