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NCFE CACHE Level 1 Award in Preparing to Work in Schools

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Overview

Key Points

  • Develop an understanding of the teaching environment
  • Learn how to support the well-being of children
  • Ideal for leaners wanting to work in a school setting
  • Progress to Level 2 study award in Support Work in Schools

About your Level 1 Award

If you are interested in working with, and supporting children in a school environment, this course will give you the foundation knowledge you need.

The objective of this qualification is to prepare you for further study in education while honing your understanding of the learning environment.

You will learn how to support the well-being of children and young people as well as gain an understanding of young person development.

Once you have completed this course you can progress on to study a Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools and Colleges or the Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning.

Getting Started

learndirect is a leading UK distance learning institute, which means you can enrol online and start learning the same day.

You will be able to learn when it suits you best without having to attend classes or sticking to a timetable.

You’re not alone! If at any time you become stuck with the learning or need a little extra help, you’ll be able to contact our team of experienced tutors who will be able to guide and advise.

We don’t have term times, just an online portal with all your course material ready and waiting. This course will give you the basics you need to develop a career in education.

Modules

Unit 1: Understand schools as organisations

The aim of this unit is to provide the learner with the knowledge needed to understand schools as organisations.

  • Understand the different types of schools 
  • Understand policies and procedures in schools
  • Understand different areas of learning in schools

Unit 2: Understand how to keep children and young people healthy, safe and well

The aim of this unit is to provide the learner with the knowledge and understanding needed for children to be healthy and well. The unit considers areas and patterns of child development and explores issues around keeping children safe.

  • Understand the main stages of development from birth to 19 years of age 
  • Understand how to keep individuals safe in the learning environment
  • Understand how to protect children and young people
  • Understand healthy eating
  • Understand equality, diversity and inclusion

Unit 3: Understand how to communicate with children, young people and adults

The aim of this unit is to provide the learner with the knowledge and understanding needed to communicate effectively with children, young people and adults.

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

Requirements

Great news, no prior qualifications are required before beginning this course!

Please note: You must be at least 16 years of age to join this course.

Assessment

At the end of each unit there is an assessment to ensure you understand and have completed the learning.

Qualifications

NCFE

NCFE logo

Upon successful completion of the course learners will be awarded with a NCFE CACHE Level 1 Award in Preparing to Work in Schools (QRN: 603/2477/6)

NCFE is a national Awarding Organisation, passionate about designing, developing and certificating diverse, nationally recognised qualifications and awards. These qualifications contribute to the success of millions of learners at all levels, bringing them closer to fulfilling their personal goals. Last year alone, over 340,000 learners from over 2,000 colleges, schools and training organisations chose NCFE as the Awarding Organisation to help them move their careers forward.

NCFE is a registered educational charity and has a strong heritage in learning, going back over 150 years. With a buzz that sets it apart, NCFE is proud to be recognised for its exceptional customer service and friendly approach. We're a values based company and our values are at the heart of everything we do.

NCFE’s extensive product catalogue includes a wide range of general and vocationally related qualifications in a variety of subject areas, as well as Competence Based qualifications/NVQs, and Functional Skills qualifications.

NCFE is recognised as an Awarding Organisation by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Welsh Government in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA Regulation) in Northern Ireland.

Hear from our past Students

Key Points

  • Develop an understanding of the teaching environment
  • Learn how to support the well-being of children
  • Ideal for leaners wanting to work in a school setting
  • Progress to Level 2 study award in Support Work in Schools

About your Level 1 Award

If you are interested in working with, and supporting children in a school environment, this course will give you the foundation knowledge you need.

The objective of this qualification is to prepare you for further study in education while honing your understanding of the learning environment.

You will learn how to support the well-being of children and young people as well as gain an understanding of young person development.

Once you have completed this course you can progress on to study a Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools and Colleges or the Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning.

Getting Started

learndirect is a leading UK distance learning institute, which means you can enrol online and start learning the same day.

You will be able to learn when it suits you best without having to attend classes or sticking to a timetable.

You’re not alone! If at any time you become stuck with the learning or need a little extra help, you’ll be able to contact our team of experienced tutors who will be able to guide and advise.

We don’t have term times, just an online portal with all your course material ready and waiting. This course will give you the basics you need to develop a career in education.

Modules

Unit 1: Understand schools as organisations

The aim of this unit is to provide the learner with the knowledge needed to understand schools as organisations.

  • Understand the different types of schools 
  • Understand policies and procedures in schools
  • Understand different areas of learning in schools

Unit 2: Understand how to keep children and young people healthy, safe and well

The aim of this unit is to provide the learner with the knowledge and understanding needed for children to be healthy and well. The unit considers areas and patterns of child development and explores issues around keeping children safe.

  • Understand the main stages of development from birth to 19 years of age 
  • Understand how to keep individuals safe in the learning environment
  • Understand how to protect children and young people
  • Understand healthy eating
  • Understand equality, diversity and inclusion

Unit 3: Understand how to communicate with children, young people and adults

The aim of this unit is to provide the learner with the knowledge and understanding needed to communicate effectively with children, young people and adults.

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

Requirements

Great news, no prior qualifications are required before beginning this course!

Please note: You must be at least 16 years of age to join this course.

Assessment

At the end of each unit there is an assessment to ensure you understand and have completed the learning.

Qualifications

NCFE

NCFE logo

Upon successful completion of the course learners will be awarded with a NCFE CACHE Level 1 Award in Preparing to Work in Schools (QRN: 603/2477/6)

NCFE is a national Awarding Organisation, passionate about designing, developing and certificating diverse, nationally recognised qualifications and awards. These qualifications contribute to the success of millions of learners at all levels, bringing them closer to fulfilling their personal goals. Last year alone, over 340,000 learners from over 2,000 colleges, schools and training organisations chose NCFE as the Awarding Organisation to help them move their careers forward.

NCFE is a registered educational charity and has a strong heritage in learning, going back over 150 years. With a buzz that sets it apart, NCFE is proud to be recognised for its exceptional customer service and friendly approach. We're a values based company and our values are at the heart of everything we do.

NCFE’s extensive product catalogue includes a wide range of general and vocationally related qualifications in a variety of subject areas, as well as Competence Based qualifications/NVQs, and Functional Skills qualifications.

NCFE is recognised as an Awarding Organisation by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Welsh Government in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA Regulation) in Northern Ireland.

Hear from our past Students

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