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The online SEN Support Worker Course from Oplex Careers aims to provide great insight into the skills and knowledge related to supporting children with varying special educational needs within a learning environment.
The online SEN Support Worker will provide learners with a strong insight into the challenging yet rewarding field of supporting children and young people with special educational needs. This course will discuss the key skills and knowledge related to safeguarding children, the role of SEN support workers, assessing children with SEN, managing challenging behaviour and more. This course will provide a great insight into this field of study with the use of practical examples throughout the course. Whether working in this field already, you want to get started working in the learning environment supporting children, or just interested in this field of study, this course will cover a range of modules and provide multiple examples for assessment.
The SEN Support Worker Course is split into the following modules:
- Job Description and Qualifications
• Job Description
• Work Settings
• Recommended Skills
- Common SEN’s
• What is SEN?
• Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLDs)
• Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
• Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
• Down’s Syndrome
• Communication Disorders
- Working to Support SEN Students
• Classroom Support
• Making Accommodations
• Additional Support
- Dealing with Challenging Behaviour
• Effects of SEN on Behaviour
• Preventing Negative Behaviour
• Dealing with Challenging Behaviour
• What is Safeguarding?
• Risk Factors
• Recognising Types of Abuse
• Implementing Safeguarding Practices
- Recording and Reviewing
• Recording Information
• Reviewing SEN Students
To assess the learners ability and knowledge to effectively understand the topics contained within the SEN Support Worker Course, the course features a number of end of module interactive quiz questions.
Additionally, at the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice assessment test. This online multiple choice test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.
On successful completion of this SEN Support Worker Course. This certificate will be produced in PDF format, hard copies of the certificate will be available at an additional fee of £9.99.
This course is delivered online through eLearning. Learners of the course will receive instant access to our interactive student learning portal, which offers 24/7 access to the SEN Support Worker Course.
The online SEN Support Worker Course requires 70 hours to complete the course in full. This is only a guide to the learning hours required and it depends on how quickly an individual can absorb the information. The learning is online so it can be spread out over multiple sessions or done in one session.
Learners will have access to this course for up to 12 months from the date of joining. There is no time limit to complete the course during this period.
When you are studying a course it is always useful to know that you have the help and support of tutors that want you to succeed in your studies.
As part of the SEN Support Worker Course you will receive access to our dedicated tutor support service. The academic tutors will be able to provide you with unlimited online email support to help answer any questions that you may have whilst you are studying the course.
Our SEN Support Worker Course is fully compatible with PC’s, Mac’s, Laptop, Tablet and Smartphone devices.
We know that more and more people are using the web whilst they are on the move, so we have designed this SEN Support Worker Course to be fully compatible across tablet and smartphone devices. You will be able to access the same content from the course, just over a 3G or 4G network whilst on the move.
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Can you retake the final assessments as many times needed to pass and gain the certificate or do you have to purchase the course again. Many thanks
Hi, Thanks for getting in touch. Yes - with our Exam Pass Guarantee you can retake your Final Assessment as many times as you need to until you reach a grade you are happy with. Our team will then process and send your accredited certificate to you via email. Hope this helps.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Hi, Would this course allow my to work with autistic children if I have no previous experience? If so what employment would i qualify for? Thanx
Hi, The course is CPD Accredited which is different to a formal qualification. This course is training that is more related to professional development, and many of our learners use this course and certificate to support their job applications made. Although the course in itself does not guarantee a particular job, it does help support your professional portfolio as schools and employers across the UK recognise this as professional development. Hope this helps. Regards, HelpdeskThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Does the course certificate have an expire date or not.Thanks
Hi, Thanks for getting in touch. The course certificate does not have an expiry date, although many employers generally require CPD to be updated every 1-3 years. Once you have registered onto your course, our team receive your order then send over your login details to get started right away. Hope this helps.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
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