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Notice to 2023/24 Applicants

Please note that applications for 2023/24 open on 20th October after our first Open Evening.

Education & Learning

  • Level: 2
  • Study Mode: Online Learning
  • Start Date: Throughout the year

Behaviour that Challenges

Challenging behaviour is causing increasing concern today, as many individuals have increasing levels of stress and uncertainty in their lives. This behaviour can be due to factors such as anxiety, neglect, abuse, learning disabilities and conditions like dementia. Understanding the causes of challenging behaviour is the first step towards finding ways to support individuals and manage their behaviour.

  • Level: 2
  • Study Mode: Online Learning
  • Start Date: Throughout the year

Equality and Diversity

Britain is a culturally diverse nation that respects and values the differences in people. Companies are legally required to follow a set of practices to ensure discrimination is eradicated and expectations of equality are met. A good understanding of the wide-ranging legislation is essential in creating a workplace that is centred on fairness, dignity and respect.

  • Level: 2
  • Study Mode: Online Learning
  • Start Date: Throughout the year

Safeguarding and Prevent

Official data showed that over 7,500 people were referred to the Prevent programme in 2015/16. The purpose of this qualification is to support anyone who is responsible for the safeguarding of people and for helping prevent radicalisation. It gives learners an understanding of recognising the signs of abuse, how to reduce the risk of radicalisation, and the potential consequences of illegal online activity.

  • Level: 2
  • Study Mode: Online Learning
  • Start Date: Throughout the year

Specific Learning Difficulties

Having a learning difficulty means that people find it harder to learn certain skills. As this affects around 15% of people it is important for those working in healthcare, social care and education to have knowledge of different specific learning difficulties such as ADHD, dyslexia and dyscalculia.

  • Study Mode: Online Learning
  • Start Date: Throughout the year

Supporting Teaching and Learning – Level 3

This qualification provides learners with an understanding of the knowledge needed when working directly with children and young people in a school or college environment and is aimed at those of you working in learning support or teaching assistant roles within schools and colleges. The qualification covers elements including children and young people’s development, safeguarding their welfare, and communication and professional relationships.

If you are new to teaching we have a qualification that is better suited to you here

  • Level: 2
  • Study Mode: Online Learning
  • Start Date: Throughout the year

Understanding Autism – Level 2

Autism is a spectrum condition that affects how a person communicates with others and how they interpret the world around them. There are around 700,000 people in the UK with autism - more than 1 in every 100. Having a clear understanding of the misconceptions, diagnoses and support surrounding autism are just some of the essential skills needed when working in mental health.