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Title: Preparing to Work in Schools Award Level 1
Start date: 06/02/2020
Weekly hours: 4 hours
Location: Canterbury College
Fee: Free*
Duration: 8 weeks

Preparing to Work in Schools Award Level 1

This short course is ideal for those who are investigating a career as a teaching assistant.

What will I learn?

The course is designed to prepare you for further learning and training whilst developing an understanding of the teaching and learning environment in a school setting.

Aimed at a range of learners who are thinking of working in a school setting the course covers areas such as how to support the well-being of a child or young person and development.

How will I be assessed?

There will be a written/practical assessment.

What may it lead to?

Completion of this course will enable progression onto our Level 2 Supporting Teaching and Learning course.

Additional information & other costs

*This course may be free to those who are 19+ and are unemployed or on a low income subject to criteria.

​To discuss funding requirements, please contact our Student Information Centre on 01227 811188 or email

Contact us

We'd love to hear from you

New Dover Road
Canterbury, Kent

01227 811111