Successful students can progress to employment within family and children centres, care support, educational administration and management, play work, learning support and many other educational contexts. Alternatively, you may enter primary teacher training through PGCE Primary, Schools Direct, Schools Direct (salaried) and SCITT routes.

Foundation Degree in Education (FdA)

Riverside College Awarded by Staffordshire UniversityStart Date: September
Duration: 2 years
Days/Evenings per week: ½ day per week

This course provides an excellent opportunity for teaching assistants, learning support workers and teaching and learning mentors to build on their knowledge and experience of working in education.

Top-Up BA (Hons) Education

Riverside College Awarded by Staffordshire UniversityStart Date: September
Duration: 1 year
Days/Evenings per week: ½ day per week

This year long course offers students with a level 5 qualification the opportunity to top up your qualification to a full bachelor’s degree.

Meet our tutors:

Paula Ledson

Foundation and Top Up Degree in Education Tutor

Education and teaching have always been my passion, this is reflected within my lectures they are always energised and interesting with lots of discussions, my learners always leave feeling eager to learn and explore more.

Meet Our Students:

Nicky Codack

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Interested?

If you have any questions or would like a call back from our friendly Admissions Team, please email us at advice@riversidecollege.ac.uk with your contact details.

You can also call the team on 0151 257 2053.

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