CACHE Level 1 Award in Preparing to Work in Schools

Year: 2020/21
Exam Board: NCFE CACHE

Entry Requirements
You must be 19+ years of age by 31 August 2020. There are no formal entry requirements, but you must have a keen interest in the subject, a good level of English and the ability to work independently.

If you are interested in a course please fill in the form at the bottom of this page or call us on 01724 297146. If you are a customer of the jobcentre please ask your work coach for a direct referral.

Book your information session here.

Content & Overview
This qualification prepares you 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 their development.
You will complete three units consisting of:

  • Understand schools as organisations
  • Understand how to keep children and young people healthy, safe and well
  • Understand how to communicate with children, young people and adults
Start DateDayTimeDurationLocationCost
05.11.20Thursday5.30pm – 8.30pm6 weeksEngineering UTCFree*
05.01.21Tuesday9.30am – 12.30pm6 weeksEngineering UTCFree*
04.03.21Thursday5.30pm – 8.30pm6 weeksEngineering UTCFree*
04.05.21Tuesday9.30am – 12.30pm6 weeksEngineering UTCFree*
10.06.21Thursday5.30pm – 8.30pm6 weeksEngineering UTCFree*

*Course is free of charge, but evidence of benefit status (if applicable) is required in accordance with ESFA Funding Rules.

Suitable for
This course is designed for adults who may be looking for employment, in a school environment. The course is suitable as a foundation to allow you to gain an understanding of what working in a school environment is like before progressing onto the Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning, which is the formally recognised teaching assistant qualification. 
Application Method
Contact our customer services team on 01724 297146 or fill in the form below.
You will attend an information session, followed by an initial assessment.
Delivery Method
You will attend an induction session  where you will be shown how to use Google Classroom. The remainder of the course will be via distance learning and you will undertake independent research. Your tutor will assess your work by written assignment via Google Classroom.
Homework
You will be expected to work for up to 5 hours per week on activities at home, as directed by your tutor.
Assessment
The course is continuously assessed using a variety of assessments – written assignments, professional discussions and question and answer sessions.
Further Study
Guidance is given throughout the course regarding opportunities and careers.  Upon successful completion of this course you can progress onto the NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning.
Additional Information
You will need to bring a notebook and a pen with you.

Find out more - CACHE Level 1 Award in Preparing to Work in Schools

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