Preparing to Work in Schools Level 1 Award

Course code: WPXT001P

Subject area: Early Years

Study level: Part Time

Course level: E

Course details

12:00pm - 2:30pm


17th Jan 2022 - 28th Mar 2022

Oxford Adult Learning Cowley

Contact details

01235 555 585

This qualification prepares learners for further learning and training whilst developing an understanding of the teaching and learning environment in a school setting. It covers areas such as how to support the well-being of a child or young person and child and young person development.

The ten-week course will explore:

Schools as organisations
Main Policies and Procedures
Health & Safety
Healthy Lifestyles
The main stages of development, from birth to 19 years
How to communicate effectively with children, young people and adults
Characteristics of Teamwork
Equality & Diversity
Learning and the Curriculum

Please note there will be no teaching session on: 21/02/2022

Learners can progress to Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning
This qualification is aimed at a range of learners who are thinking of working in a school setting including: young people, mature learners, learners with special educational needs or where English is an additional language.

Please note - you should be 19 years old or over at 31st August 2021
NCFE Registration £24

Due to COVID-19 we are not currently planning any trips as part of your course. If we are able to organise trips during your course, the cost of these will be communicated to you at the time. Trips are optional, and you will not be penalised if you choose not to participate. Bursaries may also available to cover the cost of some trips.

There are bursaries available to help you with other course costs. Call 01235 216 298 for more information.

The rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. You can find more information on our Fees and Bursaries page - search "Fees and Bursaries" at the top of the page.

16 - 18 Fee

19+ Fee

Tuition Fee: £122.50
Exam Fee: £24.00

Total Cost: £146.50

19+ Reduced Fee

Tuition Fee: £0.00
Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £0.00

Learners will be able to participate in weekly, classroom activities to build and share knowledge alongside their peers. There will be opportunities to have discussions, do short presentations, design leaflets and complete a diary to reflect on weekly lessons.