Level 3 Certificate in Teaching Assistant - Wellbeing of Children and Young People
Endorsed Certificate by ABC Awards
If you want to work in a supporting role safeguarding children and young people, Well being of Children and Young People – Certificate in Teaching Assistant Level 2 course is perfect for you. The teaching assistant course will enable individuals to gain a comprehensive understanding of why it is important to take a child or young person centered-approach. The role of a teaching assistant is a vital as it enables individuals to protect children and young people from harm, evaluate concerns about questionable behaviour and explain policies and procedures in the context of safeguarding.
Well being of Children and Young People – Certificate in Teaching Assistant Level 2 course is designed to enable individuals acquire the skills and knowledge of becoming an effective teaching assistant. It is a highly rewarding course that will give individuals in-depth information on the different types of bullying, how it can impact children and young people and the rights of children in situations where harm or abuse is suspected. The course is designed to give learners a complete overview of being in an important role of supporting assistant and safeguarding children and young people.
Well being of Children and Young People – Certificate in Teaching Assistant Level 2 course will discuss key topics at length including how to be a whistle blower and evaluate questionable behaviour, describe symptoms and signs of behaviour that are concerning, understand roles and responsibilities involved when a child or young person has been harmed and ensure that children and young people are safeguarded within a work setting.
What Will I Learn?
- The role and responsibilities of a teaching assistant and safeguarding children and young people
- Have a good understanding of guidelines, policies and legislature of safeguarding children and young people within the UK
- Understand why it is important to apply procedures in the context of safeguarding.
- Learn why it is important to protect children and young people from harm within their work setting
- Learn the possible indicators of questionable behaviours that are cause for concern
- Understand different types of bullying and how it can affect children and young people’s development
- Learn how to build the self-confidence and self-esteem of children and young people
- Find ways to minimise the risk to children and young people from social media and internet use
Course Curriculum : Level 3 Certificate in Teaching Assistant - Wellbeing of Children and Young People
- Outline current legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures within own UK Home Nation affecting the safeguarding of children and young people
- Explain child protection within the wider concept of safeguarding children and young people
- Analyse how national and local guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding affect day to day work with children and young people
- Explain when and why inquiries and serious case reviews are required and how the sharing of the findings informs practice
- Explain how the processes used by own work setting or service comply with legislation that covers data protection, information handling and sharing
- Explain the importance of safeguarding children and young people
- Explain the importance of a child or young person centred approach
- Explain what is meant by partnership working in the context of safeguarding
- Describe the roles and responsibilities of the different organisations that may be involved when a child or young person has been abused or harmed
- Explain why it is important to ensure children and young people are protected from harm within the work setting
- Explain policies and procedures that are in place to protect children and young people and adults who work with them
- Evaluate ways in which concerns about poor practice can be reported whilst ensuring that whistle-blowers and those whose practice or behaviour is being questioned are protected
- Explain how practitioners can take steps to protect themselves within their everyday practice in the work setting and on off site visits
- Describe the possible signs, symptoms, indicators and behaviours that may cause concern in the context of safeguarding
- Describe the actions to take if a child or young person alleges harm or abuse in line with policies and procedures of own setting
- Explain the rights that children, young people and their carers have in situations where harm or abuse is suspected or alleged
- Explain different types of bullying and the potential effects on children and young people
- Outline the policies and procedures that should be followed in response to concerns or evidence of bullying and explain the reasons why they are in place
- Explain how to support a child or young person and/or their family when bullying is suspected or alleged
- Explain how to support children and young people’s selfconfidence and self-esteem
- Analyse the importance of supporting resilience in children and young people
- Explain why it is important to work with the child or young person to ensure they have strategies to protect themselves and make decisions about safety
- Explain ways of empowering children and young people to make positive and informed choices that support their well being and safety
- Explain the risks and possible consequences for children and young people of being online and of using a mobile phone
- Describe ways of reducing risk to children and young people from: social networking, internet use, buying online, using a mobile phone
The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.
Method of Assessment
In order to complete Wellbeing of Children and Young People – Certificate in Teaching Assistant Level 2 course successfully and gain your professional qualification, all students are required to complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and evaluate your work and provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments.
Please Note: Additionally, £149 (Inc. VAT) is charged for assessment and certificate and you need to pay that when you are submitting your assessments only (It is not required to pay initially when you are registering). This payment can be paid into 05 installments when you are submitting your assessments.
Those who successfully completed the course will be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Teaching Assistant – Wellbeing of Children and Young People by ABC Awards. It will make you valuable to employers, and your motivation at gaining new skills will be recognised.
Who is this course for?
The course will develop the competence and knowledge of learning support staff like teaching assistants, childcare workers and learning support assistants. They will contribute to the importance of safeguarding children and young people.
- Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
- A recognised qualification in any discipline.
- Teaching Assistant – £12,201 per annum
- Childcare Worker – £7.37 per hour
- Classroom Assistant
- Welfare Support Assistant
- Learning Support Assistant
- Learning Coach
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