You will need 4 GCSEs at grade D (3), which must include maths and English, or functional skills Level 2 maths and English.
Mature students without these grades will be assessed at the discretion of the tutor.
Please note that you must be at least 19 at the start of the course.
How to Apply
You can apply for this programme online. Simply follow the link to ‘Apply now’ on your chosen programme page.
You will then be asked to register or log in to progress with your application.
As part of your application, you will be asked to provide us with your contact details, how your chosen programme fits with your future plans and if you require any extra support (for example, because of a disability, medical condition, learning or language support needs.) Please include full details of your qualifications from your own country, as well as details of any English Language tests you have taken.
Printed application forms are also available.
Please contact our Careers team if you need advice and guidance to help you choose the right programme for you.
As work experience needs to be secured before September, the last date for applications and interviews for this programme will be 5 July. We will not be accepting anymore application after this date. If you wish to apply for the part-time Level 2 Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools course, which will being in January, interviews will commence in September. It provides an in-depth understanding of the knowledge and skills required when working directly with children or young people in primary, secondary or special schools. Please also note that interviews for this part-time course will commence in September.
For enquiries, please contact the Health and Social Care, Public Services, Sports and Teaching Assistants Department on 0800 612 6008.