The Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of Special Educational Needs is aimed at professionals working in education or carrying out a caring role in nursery nursing, teaching assistance, childcare or play work, and are looking to develop knowledge and understanding of Special Educational Needs to progress within the sector as part of a new or existing role.
The modules you will study are:
All modules will be internally assessed through the production of a portfolio. This will consist of a range of materials which may include some of the following:
Entry Requirements & Interview Process
This qualification is designed for students who wish to increase their knowledge and understanding of Special Educational Needs. There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 2 qualification in, for example, learning support, social care or healthcare, early years or supporting teaching and learning. However, learners should be aged 16 or above to undertake this qualification. Applicants will be invited to an informal interview with the programme leader to discuss the course further.
On completion of this Level 3 Certificate, there are a number of opportunities for further study including:
Those who also have work place experience may also apply for the Foundation Degree in Early Years.
All units will be individually internally assessed using a range of methods which could include:
Course fee £811
This course is FREE if you:
Advanced Learner Loans are also available to cover the cost of the course fees.
This course is free for students age 16 – 18.
The awarding body for this programme is Open College Network West Midlands
Calderdale College has a set of standard entry requirements. Apply for the course you want to study and we will help you get there.
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