• Course
    Overview
  • Units and
    Structure
  • Entry
    Requirements
  • Student
    Support

Course Overview

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.

Level
Level 3
Duration
12 weeks
Awarding Body
Cache
Course Fees
£120.00
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Units and Structure

 

Unit 01 – Roles and responsibilities of the Special Educational Needs Coordinator in the  Early Years.

Unit 02 – Strategies and techniques for supporting children and families.

Both units are mandatory, learners are required to  pass both units to achieve  the qualification

 

A portfolio of evidence will be developed.

Entry Requirements

You'll need to have:

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.

 

Progression routes:

This qualification is suitable for those interested in pursuing careers in the following areas:

• Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

• Health and Social Care

• Childhood Studies

•  Community, Youth  and Families

• Social Work

• Early Years

• Primary Teaching Nursing

 

Contact: Sarah Johnson                  email: sarah.johnson@don.ac.uk


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.

Tutors and Student Support

Student Support and Facilities

As a student, you’ll have access to a wide range of facilities, services and support, including:

  • Step outside the classroom  and access our state of the art facilities as well as 3 huge Learning Resource Centres with thousands of resources to use
  • With hands-on experience you’ll be prepared for employment with a competitive edge.
  • A dedicated impartial careers advice team to help you on your future path
  • Our wide range of courses means that we can offer the right paths to get you where you need to be
  • Our Hub campus is right in the heart of the town centre meaning you can find your way to us easily
  • Outstanding student support throughout your studies with us.

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Have any further questions about this course? You can contact someone specifically about it by using the details below or filling in the enquiry form.

Name: Student Services
Telephone: 0800 358 7575
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Want to apply for this course?

You'll need to have:

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.

 

Progression routes:

This qualification is suitable for those interested in pursuing careers in the following areas:

• Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

• Health and Social Care

• Childhood Studies

•  Community, Youth  and Families

• Social Work

• Early Years

• Primary Teaching Nursing

 

Contact: Sarah Johnson                  email: sarah.johnson@don.ac.uk


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.


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Application & Enrolment

To apply for this course, please complete our online application form or download a printable form.

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