The new Level 2 Certificate in Supporting the Development Needs of Homeless and Vulnerable People is aimed at new workers in the homeless sector, including both paid and voluntary staff. Pavilion and the Foyer Federation have designed and produced a range of learning and teaching resources to assist employers, centres and candidates in the delievery and achievement of the award.
The materials can be used to support staff in gaining the Level 2 Certificate, as a stand-alone package for inducting or training staff, based on best practice, and as a resource for colleges and other training providers in the field. They comprise these Trainer Materials, a Student's Workbook and a reader, Reshaping our Lives.
These Trainer Materials contain full guidance, training plans, slides, handouts and resource documents. Slides and handouts can be displayed through a data projector and/or printed out for display and distribution. The materials support the delivery of the following half-day sessions:
Introductory Learning Awareness Course
Unit 1 - Principles of Human Development and Learning
Unit 2 - Introduction to Providing Structured Supported Learning
Unit 3 - Effective Communication
Unit 4 - The Working Environment
Unit 5 - Developing as a Support Worker
The training manual also contains:
Links to induction and foundation standards
Accreditation of prior learning
The assessment requirements of the Level 2 Certificate and guidance on meeting these requirements
Web and document references for futher information
The accompanying Student's Workbook contains independent learning activities that complement the training sessions.
ISBN: 978 1 84196 151 4
Publisher: Pavilion Publishing and Media
Publication: 16 January 2014