First Aid Instructor Essay

2611 Words Aug 28th, 2013 11 Pages
SI James Barr
Level 3 award in Education and Training
Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria
Group A
1. Understand the teaching role and responsibilities in education and training.
1.1. Explain the teaching role and responsibilities in education and training.
The main role of the teacher is to be able to engage all of their students in such a way as to inspire them to want to learn. Being able to teach effectively is not about knowing the subject matter, but by being able to deliver that subject matter in such a way that students will learn and retain what is being taught.
The delivery of the information needs to be pitched at the correct level for the student audience that is being taught. To be able to evaluate how well this is
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* Special Educational Needs and Disability Act 2001 (designed to bring education within the remit of the DDA through the addition of Part 4 DDA 1995). * Equality Act 2006. * Data Protection Act 1998. * Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (The Copyright and Related Rights Regulations 2003). * IfL Code of Practice for Teachers (2008). * Safer practice, safer learning (2007) – responsibilities for safeguarding vulnerable adults in the learning and skills sector – published by NIACE and DES.
In addition to the above list of Acts of Parliament, there are several health and safety codes of practice and statutory instruments (additions to Acts of Parliament), which may also impact on your teaching role. Some examples are: * Manual handling. Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992. * Control of substances hazardous to health (5th edition): the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002. * Work with display screen equipment: Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992 as amended by the Health and Safety (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2002.
As an Instructor within the ACF, there are several publications that provide the guidelines and codes of practice required to train safely such as the following examples: * Protection of Children Act 1999 * Every Child Matters. * JSP 535 Cadet Training Safety Precautions * Pamphlet No. 5C Infantry Training

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