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Advanced Practitioner in Schools and Colleges Level 4 Certificate (RQF)

  • Learn about the core responsibilities of advanced practitioners
  • Understand the importance of mental health in children and young people
  • Strengthen ties between the school and families
  • Develop your skills to support the school community
  • Further your career in education
  • Gain a nationally recognised qualification in just a few months

About your Course

This Level 4 certificate allows you to combine your work experience with key theoretical principles to support colleagues and students through leadership, mentoring, coaching and reflection techniques.

This course requires you to already be working in a school or college setting. This will allow you to apply your learning right away.

You will study how your environment can impact on learning, mental health and well-being in children and young people. You will also study how to monitor and assess their performance and welfare and identify ways to provide additional support.

The course covers the relevant legislation and inclusive practices to provide you with the skills to mentor and advocate effectively and appropriately. Also included is a unit on disabilities and special educational needs and how to manage individual requirements.

Upon achievement of this qualification, you will be equipped as an Advanced Practitioner, ready to provide leadership skills to mentor others across all roles and responsibilities in the school or college workforce.

Getting Started

The Level 4 Certificate for the Advanced Practitioners in Schools and Colleges is designed to equip established education professionals with essential leadership and mentoring skills.

This will allow them to support fellow staff members with their development, as well as assist students with their learning and progression through education.

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is a leading distance learning provider. Our industry-leading offering allows you to learn from anywhere. Just log in to our online learning portal to access your course materials, any time of the day or night.

You will be supported throughout your learning by a specialist, dedicated tutor who will mark your assignments and answer any questions relating to the course material.

By choosing to study online you are the one taking charge of your education. With no physical classes or timetables, you will have the flexibility to study around your work and family commitments.

Qualification: Advanced Practitioner in Schools and Colleges Level 4 Certificate (RQF)

On successful completion of this course you will be awarded the Cache Advanced Practitioner in Schools and Colleges Level 4 Certificate (RQF) (Qualification Code 603/2474/0)

Requirements for Entry

Learners must be at least 18 years old and employed in a suitable role within a school or college. Previous Level 3 study is a clear advantage but wealth of experience, knowledge and understanding of working in schools or colleges is a requirement for this CPD qualification.

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Stonebridge

On successful completion of your course your qualification is awarded. You will receive an attractively presented Diploma or Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, this will also allow you to use the letters SAC. Dip. or SAC. Cert. after your name.

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is one of the leading (and biggest) distance education colleges in the U.K and internationally. We have many thousands of students studying with us at any one time from locations all over the world. Our diplomas will always count towards your future, and will improve your prospects of future employment or higher level study etc. by proving that you have studied to a certain level, that you have proficiency in your chosen subjects and that you are interested in your field of choice. Education is always an investment in your future and you will find this to be the case with our qualifications in your jurisdiction.

The units are broken down for you here so that you can see what your qualification will include. However, the assignments you complete have been designed so that you can complete multiple tasks together where possible and you will see a different number of assignments in your portfolio; you will still be completing the whole qualification.

Unit 1: Enabling Individuals to Learn

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of the advanced practitioner
  • Understand the statutory educational frameworks in their own home
  • Understand the influence of the environment on learning
  • Understand the monitoring and assessment in own school or college

Unit 2: Understand how to Support Children and Young People to Improve their Mental Health and Well-being

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand mental health and well-being in children and young people
  • Understand the current legislation to children and young people’s mental health in their own home
  • Understand how to support mental health and well-being of children and young people in schools and colleges

Unit 3: Working with Others to Support Individuals with Additional Needs and Disability in a School or College

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the current framework for inclusive practice
  • Understand provision related to children, young people and/or adults’ additional needs
  • Understand the role and responsibilities of the special educational needs coordinator (SENco)
  • Understand factors which affect families who are caring for children, young people and/or adults with special educational needs or disabilities
  • Understand own setting's policies and procedures to support children, young people and/or adults with special educational needs or disabilities

Unit 4: Working with Families and other Professionals in a School or College setting

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand requirements for partnership working in schools and colleges
  • Understand the diverse needs of families and how these are addressed
  • Be able to lead, coach or mentor staff in own setting in relation to partnership working

Unit 5: Implementing change in School or College setting

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to plan a research project
  • Be able to undertake a review of practice in own setting
  • Be able to understand how to present findings to others

After each unit, there will be a question paper which needs to be completed and submitted to your assessor for marking.

This method of continual assessment ensures that your assessor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the course.

You should allow at least 1 - 2 hours of study to complete each question paper. The approximate amount of time required to complete the course is 205 hrs.

OUR PASS RATE
Teaching and Education
79.3%
(National Average 73.8%)

Advanced Practitioner in Schools and Colleges Level 4 Certificate (RQF)

  • Learn about the core responsibilities of advanced practitioners
  • Understand the importance of mental health in children and young people
  • Strengthen ties between the school and families
  • Develop your skills to support the school community
  • Further your career in education
  • Gain a nationally recognised qualification in just a few months

About your Course

This Level 4 certificate allows you to combine your work experience with key theoretical principles to support colleagues and students through leadership, mentoring, coaching and reflection techniques.

This course requires you to already be working in a school or college setting. This will allow you to apply your learning right away.

You will study how your environment can impact on learning, mental health and well-being in children and young people. You will also study how to monitor and assess their performance and welfare and identify ways to provide additional support.

The course covers the relevant legislation and inclusive practices to provide you with the skills to mentor and advocate effectively and appropriately. Also included is a unit on disabilities and special educational needs and how to manage individual requirements.

Upon achievement of this qualification, you will be equipped as an Advanced Practitioner, ready to provide leadership skills to mentor others across all roles and responsibilities in the school or college workforce.

Getting Started

The Level 4 Certificate for the Advanced Practitioners in Schools and Colleges is designed to equip established education professionals with essential leadership and mentoring skills.

This will allow them to support fellow staff members with their development, as well as assist students with their learning and progression through education.

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is a leading distance learning provider. Our industry-leading offering allows you to learn from anywhere. Just log in to our online learning portal to access your course materials, any time of the day or night.

You will be supported throughout your learning by a specialist, dedicated tutor who will mark your assignments and answer any questions relating to the course material.

By choosing to study online you are the one taking charge of your education. With no physical classes or timetables, you will have the flexibility to study around your work and family commitments.

Teaching and Education
OUR PASS RATE
(National Average 73.8%)
79.3%

Qualification: Advanced Practitioner in Schools and Colleges Level 4 Certificate (RQF)

On successful completion of this course you will be awarded the Cache Advanced Practitioner in Schools and Colleges Level 4 Certificate (RQF) (Qualification Code 603/2474/0)

Requirements for Entry

Learners must be at least 18 years old and employed in a suitable role within a school or college. Previous Level 3 study is a clear advantage but wealth of experience, knowledge and understanding of working in schools or colleges is a requirement for this CPD qualification.

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Stonebridge

On successful completion of your course your qualification is awarded. You will receive an attractively presented Diploma or Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, this will also allow you to use the letters SAC. Dip. or SAC. Cert. after your name.

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is one of the leading (and biggest) distance education colleges in the U.K and internationally. We have many thousands of students studying with us at any one time from locations all over the world. Our diplomas will always count towards your future, and will improve your prospects of future employment or higher level study etc. by proving that you have studied to a certain level, that you have proficiency in your chosen subjects and that you are interested in your field of choice. Education is always an investment in your future and you will find this to be the case with our qualifications in your jurisdiction.

The units are broken down for you here so that you can see what your qualification will include. However, the assignments you complete have been designed so that you can complete multiple tasks together where possible and you will see a different number of assignments in your portfolio; you will still be completing the whole qualification.

Unit 1: Enabling Individuals to Learn

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of the advanced practitioner
  • Understand the statutory educational frameworks in their own home
  • Understand the influence of the environment on learning
  • Understand the monitoring and assessment in own school or college

Unit 2: Understand how to Support Children and Young People to Improve their Mental Health and Well-being

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand mental health and well-being in children and young people
  • Understand the current legislation to children and young people’s mental health in their own home
  • Understand how to support mental health and well-being of children and young people in schools and colleges

Unit 3: Working with Others to Support Individuals with Additional Needs and Disability in a School or College

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the current framework for inclusive practice
  • Understand provision related to children, young people and/or adults’ additional needs
  • Understand the role and responsibilities of the special educational needs coordinator (SENco)
  • Understand factors which affect families who are caring for children, young people and/or adults with special educational needs or disabilities
  • Understand own setting's policies and procedures to support children, young people and/or adults with special educational needs or disabilities

Unit 4: Working with Families and other Professionals in a School or College setting

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand requirements for partnership working in schools and colleges
  • Understand the diverse needs of families and how these are addressed
  • Be able to lead, coach or mentor staff in own setting in relation to partnership working

Unit 5: Implementing change in School or College setting

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to plan a research project
  • Be able to undertake a review of practice in own setting
  • Be able to understand how to present findings to others

After each unit, there will be a question paper which needs to be completed and submitted to your assessor for marking.

This method of continual assessment ensures that your assessor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the course.

You should allow at least 1 - 2 hours of study to complete each question paper. The approximate amount of time required to complete the course is 205 hrs.

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