About the course:

This course is ideal for you if you work or volunteer in the classroom as a learning assistant or in a related role such as a learning mentor linked to a school or college and wish to progress your skills or become a teacher. It is a full-time programme offered in partnership with the University of Greenwich.

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UCAS code

  • The UCAS code is XX12
  • The university code for Bromley College is B97
  • Apply via www.ucas.com

What you will study

  • Background to the processes of education, earning and teaching in both formal and informal settings
  • The psychology of learning and development
  • Supporting the curriculum
  • Professional practice
  • Understanding psychological, social and emotional aspects of behaviour
  • Social pedagogy
  • Supporting learners with special and additional needs
  • Negotiated research project


  • Assessment methods are varied and include practical work, assignments, essays, presentations, short tests and examinations

Entry requirements

  • GCSEs - grades A*-C in English and maths
  • A Level in a relevant subject
  • Two years placement in a school or care provision for two days per week throughout the programme
  • Enhanced DBS clearance

Mature students without formal qualifications may be considered as a result of life and work experience following an entry test.

Costs and loans

  • You can apply for a student loan for this course

Moving forward

  • Education and Training BA (Hons) Top Up
  • Childhood Studies BA (Hons) Top Up
  • Early Childhood Education and Care Top Up

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