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BTEC Advanced Award For Teaching Assistants Working With Sensory Impaired Young People

Professionals, 10th November
BTEC Advanced Award For Teaching Assistants Working With Sensory Impaired Young People







Course Context/Audience:

 The course will consist of theory and practical activities to develop skills for working with children and young people with a sensory loss across early years, schools, complex needs schools and colleges. 

Accreditation at BTEC Advanced level requires course attendance on all 5 days and task based activities. The course requires a commitment to produce 5 assignments and study time outside of the study days. 

Venue:  Professional Development Centre Norwich

Course Leader/s:  Virtual School Sensory Support

Phase:   All Early Years / Schools / Colleges

Fees:  Full Course - £600 including BTEC Registration.  If you have a Young Person in your setting who has a moderate, severe or profound sensory loss one place on this course is free for the individual TA working with that Young Person. Non attendance will be charged at £50 per session.

This includes all materials, refreshments and lunch each day 

Cost of individual day attendance £95

Comments from past students …

‘x was brilliant, whole team fantastic   I really enjoyed this course and look forward to the next.  Thank you!’

 ‘It’s given me a great awareness sensory impairment has for people both in schools and the wider environment’

'Developed the communication and understanding between the students I support and myself’

‘This course has given me so much more confidence to stand up for child’s rights and make sure I can do the very best for her and make others aware of her needs’

‘Overall I feel I have grown in confidence I have a much better understanding of my role and the child’  

‘The best course I’ve ever done!’

‘I feel quite strongly that every support assistant working with a child with sensory loss should do this course – no ifs or buts’

‘I found this course very interesting – and feel that I have learnt so much more’

Please click here to download the application form