Preparation for level 2 study

Course Dates: 22/09/21 - 17/11/21
Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Location: Online


If you would like to take one of our level 2 courses in care and support, this course is essential, especially if you have been out of education for some time, or you are completely new to this subject.
This course will allow you to develop the skills and effective learning behaviours to reach your full potential in a learning environment. This course is suitable for people who have not been education for some time or are new to education. It is recommended that learners take this course if they need to build on their learning skills before embarking on some of our level 2 programmes. Feel free to contact us for more information:
This course is FREE if a) you are on a Low Wage or b) you are either on Jobseekers' Allowance (JSA) or Employment & Support Allowance(ESA) or c) you receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit) and your monthly take home pay is less than £343. For more information click here
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £189.00 Concession £189.00

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Course Code: KMA20

Wed, day, 22 Sep - 17 Nov '21

Duration: 8 sessions (over 9 weeks)

Before booking on this course, please register or log in to your account to complete a short online assessment. We need you to do this to check that this course is the right level for you.
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What is the course about?

Learning at level 2 can be a be a big leap for some learners and requires you to demonstrate understanding in your coursework. This course is about how to be successful on a level 2 course. You will look at your own learning styles and goals for the future, how to research and complete assignments, how to manage time and how to overcome challenges to learning.

This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
- Earphones/headphones/speakers.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

What will we cover?

During this unit you will cover how to use study time effectively, how to set targets, how to contribute in a classroom environment, how and where to find information relevant to a course of study.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

By the end of the course learners should have built up the confidence to continue on to a higher level course. Learners will have the skills and strategies to meet the demands of a course of study, including time management, researching, taking part in a class and producing written work.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

This is an introductory course. You will need to complete a literacy quiz to at least a level 1 standard. You will need secure internet access and a laptop or PC to access materials and the zoom lessons.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

You will be taught in a variety of ways including, presentations, videos, discussions, group work and research.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

There are no costs to this course, but you will need to bring a pen and paper with you.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

On completion of this course you can apply for one of our other courses, for example the level 1 certificate in adult social care, or the level 2 certificate in understanding working in mental health.

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