Level 3 SENCo Special Education Needs Coordinator at Stanmore College

Course Content

The Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCo) qualification is for a level 3 practitioner within private, voluntary and independent settings (PVI’s), childminders and school nurseries. All education providers are required to have arrangements in place to identify and support children & young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and to promote equality of opportunity for children in their care. The qualification is designed for those already working in a SENCo role as part of their job role, or those who are interested in doing so.

2.5 hours per week, 10 weeks

Course Outcomes

This qualification aims to:

  • explore the role and responsibilities of the Special Educational Needs Coordinator
  • understand the strategies and techniques for supporting children and their families
  • increase knowledge of SEND codes of practice.


Progress to further and higher education

Entry Requirements