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Certificate for the Advanced Practitioner in Schools and Colleges (Level 4) Programme

Southwark College

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This is a part-time course, one-day per week for 36-weeks.The course is designed for teaching assistants, or a similar role already in work or with a substantial voluntary placement. It is suitable for primary and secondary schools, and colleges (age range 5yrs+). If successful you will be awarded the Level 4 Certificate for the Advanced Practitioner in Schools and Colleges.


  • Entry Requirements

    GCSE (or equivalent) English and Maths (Grades *A-C or minimum Grade 4)

    School or college placement (paid or voluntary - one-day per week) - duration of the course. 

    DBS - you will be responsible for this.

    Relevant Level 3 qualification (e.g. Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning or an Early Years qualification).

    Completion of an initial/diagnostic assessment

    Aims of the course

    To provide professional development opportunities to equip you as an advanced practitioner in a school or college setting . Developing skills in leadership, mentoring, coaching and reflection.

    Progression Opportunities

    Can lead to paid employment and/or additional responsibilities within the workplace.


    The model of delivery: mainly online with termly classroom-based time. You will have access to our digital learning platform that will provide you with a range of materials and resources to support your learning whilst on this course. Individual tutorial support is available. Additional learning support is also available, if required

    Career Options

    Education-related careers.

Programme Structure

You will build a portfolio of evidence that will include written assignments, presentations, projects, and direct observations within the workplace. This will also include your placement hours. There is no final examination.

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Academic requirements

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English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Tuition Fee

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1137 - 2157 GBP /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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