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TQUK Preparing to Work in Schools LV1 Award (RQF)

Level 1 Teaching Assistant Course online

The aim of this online course is to develop learners knowledge of the teaching and learning environment in schools.

It is suitable for a wide range of learners including young people and mature individuals working towards employment in the school sector.

If you are new to the sector, been away from learning for a while and looking to kick start a career working with children, then this course is perfect for you.

There are three theory based units to complete in total, no placement required, no examinations to sit, the whole course can be done entirely from home. 


Qualification: RQF - Preparing to Work in Schools
Support: 6 months support included 
Start Date: Anytime - We enrol 365 days a year 

No placement required.

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Course Details

Course Syllabus

Learners will complete 3 units of study in total as listed below.

3 tutor marked assignments to complete

Principles of communicating with children, young people and adults

Know the features of different types of schools
Know about school policies and procedures
Know different areas of teaching in schools

Principles of how to keep children and young people healthy, safe and well

Know the main stages of development from birth to 19 years of ages
Know how to keep individuals safe in the learning environment
Know how to protect children & young people
Know the principles of health eating
Know about equality, diversity & inclusion

Principles of schools as organisations

Know how to communicate with children, young people and adults
Know how to communicate within a team
Know how to encourage individuals in a learning environment

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 6 months of support included:

Guided Learning Hours (GLH) – 47 Hours
Total Qualification Time (TQT) – 60 Hours

On average, learners will complete this course within 3 months.

Qualification Awarded

TQUK Level 1 Award  Preparing to Work in School (RQF)

Qualification ref:  603/3418/6
Credit value: 6
Awarding body: TQUK – Training Qualifications the UK

Training Qualifications UK

This course provides successful students with a fully recognised qualification from TQUK, listed on the RQF (qualifications and credit framework) database. 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.

Please note: This qualification is not recognised in Scotland.

Study Method

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.

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. £14.99 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 conditons. 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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