Assessments for Vocational Courses (care, child care, supporting teaching and learning)

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Course code: 5665

Learn Harrow offer a range of vocational courses from entry to level 3 and to ensure that we place you on the most suitable course we need to carry out an initial assessment of your English skills including reading and writing. Use the links below to book your assessment and to find more course info

when

From 25 Jul 2024
Thu 09:30-14:00

One day

Date
25 Jul 2024
Time
09:30 to 14:00

where

Kenton Learning Centre 

86 Glebe Avenue

HA3 9LF


fees

free

who

Learn Harrow

learnharrow@harrow.gov.uk

020 8204 3567

What the course is about

<p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">We offer vocational courses in Health and Social Care, Childcare/Early Years and Teaching Assistant. </span></span></span></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><strong><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Health and Social Care we offer: </span></span></span></strong></span></span></p>

<ul>
<li><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Certificate Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings Level 1</span></span></span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="background-color:white"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#444444">Certificate in Health & Social Care Level 2</span></span></span></span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="background-color:white"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#444444">Diploma in Adult Care Level 3</span></span></span></span></span></span></li>
</ul>

<p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><strong><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Childcare/Early Years we offer</span></span></strong></span></span></p>

<ul>
<li><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Award/Certificate in Childcare Entry 3</span></span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Certificate in Caring for Children Level 1</span></span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Diploma Early Years Practitioner Level 2 (license to practice)</span></span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Diploma Early Years Educator Level 3 (license to practice)</span></span></span></span></li>
</ul>

<p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><strong><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Supporting teaching and Learning </span></span></strong></span></span></p>

<ul>
<li><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Award in Preparing to teach in school Level 1</span></span></span></span></li>
</ul>

<p><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning Level 2</span></span></p>

Previous experience, knowledge or qualifications

<p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">During initial assessment we would assess you for your English level including reading and writing assessments. </span></span></span></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">As a guide </span></span></span></span></span></p>

<ul>
<li><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">for Entry 3 and Level 1 courses ideally you need to be at Entry 3/ Level 1 ESOL or English</span></span></span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">For Level 2 and 3 courses you need to be working towards Level 1 or 2 Functional Skills English.</span></span></span></span></span></li>
</ul>

<p> </p>

<p><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">For Level 3 courses you will need to have some experience in the HSC or Early Years sector or academic background at Level 3 in other qualifications.  </span></span></span></p>

Materials you need to bring

<p><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Notepad, pen and folder </span></span></p>

Assessments, tests, exams

<p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">All our vocational courses are portfolio and assignment based. </span></span></span></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Level 2 Early Years and STL and L3 Early Years courses will also have workplace observations</span></span></span></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">On our Level 2 and 3 Childcare courses you will have to complete placement hours 250 hrs on Level 2 equivalent to 6 hrs a week and 350 hours on Level 3 equivalent to 12 hours a week </span></span></span></span></span></p>

Next Step

<p><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">After</span></span></span><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black"> completing the vocational course learners will be able to progress to next level subject to passing the initial assessment for English including reading and writing at the next level.</span></span></span></span></span></p>