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

Course Overview

This programme will provide valuable knowledge of child development, the current legislative framework and explore current SEND reform. Essential elements of working with children will be studied including afeguarding vulnerable children, working in a multi-agency context, along with exploring the challenges of supporting and working with families of children with SEND.

The programme is offered on a part-time basis and you will study Level 4 and Level 5 over a 3 year duration. There is a requirement to attend taught sessions one evening per week, as well as engage with online activities, as part of a blended learning approach. There is progression available in the form of a top up to a full degree qualification BA (Hons) Supporting Children with Special Educational Needs and Disability following successful completion of this foundation degree.

Level
Level 4 Level 5
Duration
3 years part-time
Awarding Body
University of Hull
Department
Department of Early Years
Course Fees
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Units and Structure

LEVEL 4

  • Safeguarding Vulnerable Children
  • Children’s Voices
  • SEND, Integration, Segregation and Inclusion
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Observation, Assessment and Referrals
  • Development The Developing Child.

LEVEL 5

  • Working in a Multi-Professional and Multi-Agency Context
  • Working with Parents, Carers and Families
  • Managing Behaviour; Strategies and Intervention
  • Work Based Learning Action Research; Support for Working with Children with SEND
  • Play and the Learning Environment: Supporting Children with SEND
  • The Developing Child with SEND; Autism, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and Dyscalculia.

Entry Requirements

You'll need to have:

There is a minimum requirement that practitioners are either in paid employment or undertaking a voluntary placement for a minimum of 2 days per week. It will underpin practitioners’ experiences in the work place through studying a suite of modules that will enhance and support career progression.


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.

Tutors and Student Support

Janine Ryan

Janine Ryan

My background is firmly grounded in early years. I have worked as a setting manger in the Private Voluntary and Independent sector and supported settings to achieve best practice and develop quality provision. I have worked in Yorkshire for the past 15 years as a lecturer, I have a Masters in Early Years.

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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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You'll need to have:

There is a minimum requirement that practitioners are either in paid employment or undertaking a voluntary placement for a minimum of 2 days per week. It will underpin practitioners’ experiences in the work place through studying a suite of modules that will enhance and support career progression.


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.


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Application & Enrolment

To apply for this course full-time, you need to do so via Ucas. To apply for it part-time, you need to fill in an application form.

Ucas Code:

Provider Name: DN Colleges Group

Institution Code: N64

Campus Code: D

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