Teaching Assistant: Principles of Special Educational Needs Certificate (RQF) Level 3



Teaching Assistant: Principles of Special Educational Needs Certificate (RQF) Level 3

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Principles of Special Educational Needs (RQF) Level 3

The Level 3 Certificate in Principles of Special Educational Needs course is the best choice for anyone looking to support Special Educational Needs (SEN) children and young adults to achieve their full learning potential.

This distance learning course focuses on understanding the development and gradual needs of children and young people, as well as giving practical insights into SEN services, and key aspects of various disabilities. The aim of this course is to equip you with the tools and resources to navigate the challenges of SEN and offer children the learning experience they deserve.

At the end of this course you will receive your Certificate in the Principles of Special Educational Needs at Level 3, awarded by the Ofqual-regulated Open College Network West Midlands. The certificate has been assigned 20 credits.


Placement information

This course is conducted entirely online, allowing you to fit it around a busy work or family schedule. There are no placement requirements for this home study course. Assessment will be carried through a portfolio of evidence.


What Can I Do After Taking This Course?

After you received your certificate, you can find career opportunities in any of the following areas:

  • SEN Teaching Assistant
  • Teaching Assistant
  • Foster Carer
  • Children and Families Support Worker
  • Learning Mentor

You can also choose to study further and specialize in areas such as:

  • Communication Support Worker
  • Early Years Tutor
  • Higher Level Teaching Assistant
  • Portage Home Visitor
  • Primary School Teacher


Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.