Essay on Ptlls Unit 1

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Unit 001: Roles, Responsibilities & Relationships in Lifelong Learning (Level 3) This essay is to demonstrate that I understand my own roles and responsibilities in lifelong learning. Working as a lecturer in Plumbing at Oaklands College for further education requires me to have an understanding of many legislative requirements and codes of practice. Included within these are the Health and Safety at Work Act (1974), the Children Act (2004) Every Child Matters, the Protection of Children Act (1999), Control Of Substances Hazardous to Health ( COSHH) (2002) a Duty of Care and relevant College Codes of Practice. The Health and Safety at Work Act is probably one of the main laws to consider as this not only affects your safety but…show more content…
Being able to keep order in the classroom also provides a safe learning environment. This can be achieved by the Oaklands colleges own Disciplinary Policies and Sanctions. My Terms and Conditions of Employment, which must be signed by all staff, will set out any relevant Codes of Practice. As a course lecturer my responsibilities in identifying and meeting the needs of my learners will start from the initial interview with them when I will assess if the learner has any additional needs. This will carry on throughout their time at Oaklands College periodically. This enables me to arrange for additional learning support for example. If they have any medical conditions or a criminal background I will take steps so as to ensure this does not affect their learning or the learners around them. This equality allows all learners the same chance on the course selected. Equality and Diversity is very important in all aspects of our lives not just at Oaklands College. We live in an increasingly diverse society, so must be able to respond appropriately and sensitively. This means you should treat everyone as an individual. To treat people fairly we do not always treat everyone the same. Irrespective of gender, sexual orientation, disability, race, nationality, socio-economic background, age or religion, they will all be treated equal by me and I would not allow other learners to treat each other disrespectfully. Examples
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