Adult Literacy Subject Support (9483)

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About this level

Is this level right for me?

You have some experience in helping adults learn and would like to increase you understanding of literacy. You might be a learning support assistant or a non-specialist teacher for over-16s.

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You complete 4 core units:

  • Personal communication skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of language and literacy frameworks
  • Social and personal factors and their impact on language and literacy learners
  • Language and society: factors influencing language and literacy learning and development.

You also choose 1 optional unit from:

  • Learning support practice (learning support assistants)
  • Learning support practice (non-specialist teachers).
Level 3 Certificate in Adult Literacy Subject Support  (9483-01)
Last registration date:08/04/2011

Closed for registrations

Level 3 Certificate in Adult Literacy Subject Support
Accreditation number – a reference number related to UK accreditation frameworkAccreditation No:100/2395/1
Qualification type – categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessmentType:VRQ
Credits – a measure of the size of the qualificationCredits:Data unavailable
Guided Learning Hours – the average contact time a centre would typically commitGuided Learning Hours:90 - 90
Last certification date – the last date that a certificate can be issuedLast certification date:31/03/2014

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What's involved in delivering this course?

To deliver a Vocationally Related Qualification (VRQ) you will need suitably qualified staff to carry out training and assessment.

You will also need suitable facilities to carry out the required training to enable learners to achieve industry standards.

Anyone can take this qualification, but learners need to be able to read and interpret written tasks and organise written information clearly.

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What's involved in studying this course?

You'll cover things like:

  • personal communication skills
  • knowledge and understanding of language and literacy frameworks
  • personal and social factors and their impact on individual learners
  • language and society
  • learning support theory and practice.

To get a Vocationally Related Qualification (VRQ) you learn with your training provider - maybe through practical sessions, group discussions or assignments. VRQs are usually assessed by your training provider using assignments, practical task, exams or online tests. For the Certificate in Adult Literacy Subject Support you will prepare a portfolio of evidence and written assignments.

Level 3
You have some experience in helping adults learn and would like to increase you understanding of literacy. You might be a learning support assistant or a non-specialist teacher for over-16s.

What careers can this lead to?

The Certificate in Adult Literacy Subject Support can help you get a range of jobs in this specialist field including:

  • further education lecturer
  • learning mentor
  • teaching assistant/learning support assistant.

Once you have completed the course there are lots of options available for further study to help you progress in this career. If you want to teach adults basic skills you might move on to:

  • 3792 Certificates in Adult Literacy and Adult Numeracy
  • 3798 Numberwise
  • 3799 Wordwise.

If you want to develop your adult learning support skills you might be interested in:

  • 9484 Level 3 Certificate in Adult Numeracy Subject Support
  • 9485 Level 4 Certificate for Adult Literacy Subject Specialists
  • 9487 Level 3 Certificate in ESOL Subject Support
  • 9488 Level 4 Certificate for ESOL Subject Specialists.