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PgCert - National Award for Special Educational Needs Coordination


Manchester Metropolitan University    Faculty of Education

Part time See Course PGCert 1 year part time

About the course

Improve the lives of SEND learners. Become a leader for SEND in your school.

The National Award for Special Educational Needs Coordination is a mandatory qualification for all newly appointed Special Educational Needs Coordinators (SENCo) in mainstream schools within 3 years of appointment to the role. 

We offer a choice of study options for you to obtain your qualification.

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Entry Requirements

Experienced or newly appointed SENCos:

Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), (QTLS) or Early Years Teacher Status (EYTS)
School staff in the role of SENCo will have completed an induction period

Aspirant SENCos:

Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), (QTLS) or Early Years Teacher Status (EYTS)
Evidence of appropriate experience and support from your school to undertake the qualification
Able to meet all NASENCo learning outcomes


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