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Courses for Practitioners: Speech and Language Support for 11-16s

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A practical training course for staff working in secondary schools to provide new approaches and strategies to help them maximise the young people’s speech, language and communication potential and effectively differentiate the curriculum. Delivered by local tutors throughout the UK it gives practical advice and strategies which are also suitable for children with English as an additional language and other special educational needs. This course is for SENCO’s, secondary school teachers, teaching assistants and speech and language therapy assistants.

What will participants receive?

A Level 3 or Level 2 Award in Knowledge and Practice to Support the Communication Skills of 11-16’s. A portfolio of evidence will need to be submitted.

How is it delivered?

Designed to be delivered over ten weekly sessions, it may also be taught as an intensive three day programme. Each session lasts two hours. The course uses interactive teaching methods, practical activities, videos and group discussion to engage learners.

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How much does it cost?

Local providers vary the price. If supplied by Elklan the current fee is £380* to include the accreditation fee and the book.

* The fee will increase to £390 for courses which start after 1st January 2019.

What does the course teach?

View the full course outline or download the course flyer PDF for an overview of the course content.

Who can teach the course?

The courses have been written so that speech and language therapists and teaching advisors can teach it in their locality under license. Click here for more information on becoming an Elklan Tutor.