Special Educational Needs Co-Ordinators in Early Years Setting - Level 3
Course Code: SC1EC228
The Early Years Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCo) qualification is suitable for a Level 3 practitioner in a private, voluntary or independent setting.
All early years providers are required to have arrangements in place to identify and support children with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities (SEND) and to promote equality of opportunity for children in their care.
This is an important role to ensure the best possible educational outcomes are achieved for children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.
The qualification is designed for those already working in a SENCo role as part of their Early Years Practitioner role, or those who are interested in doing so.
This qualification is also appropriate for childminders.
No previous training or experience is required for this programme but you must be at least 19 years of age.
Teaching and Learning Methods
You will attend College for one session for 3 hours a week (term-time only) for the duration of the course.
Within these sessions there will be tutor delivery, question and answer, discussion, observation, group work tasks and individual tasks.
It is expected that you will complete a minimum of 3 hours independent study, each week, outside of the class to complete your assignments.
Industry Placement and Field Trips
Other Costs and Equipment Needed
All staff involved in the delivery of adult education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.
Read our tuition fees guide.