Roles, Responsibilities and Relationships in Lifelong Learning

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Unit 1: Roles, responsibilities and relationships in lifelong learning
1. Understanding own role and responsibilities in lifelong learning 1.1 Summarise key aspects of legislation, regulatory requirements and codes of practice relating to own role and responsibilities
I work with vulnerable people, and so am subject to various legislation, rules and regulations which protect the welfare of all individuals. These are legally binding and must be adhered to at all times. These include: - The Health and Safety at Work Act (1974), under which I have a duty to secure the health and safety of any persons – staff, students and visitors – in my place of work. I must avoid exposing anyone to risks in the workplace, through proper
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Teaching and learning materials are made to be understandable to all students, and conditions such as dyslexia, dyspraxia, ADD, are all taken into consideration. 1.3 Explain own role and responsibilities in lifelong learning
My job role is Training and Engagement Officer. Under my official job description, my duties and responsibilities include: * To meet with young people and ensure that they have an up-to-date personal development plan which identifies training requirements, aspirations and goals. * To offer on-going support to young people as they move through the various aspects of projects to help them achieve identified aspirations and goals. * To deliver training up to NVQ Level 2 in Employability skills. * To equip the target group with the necessary life skills to overcome those barriers that prevent progression to employability and employment * Provide a range of range of supportive interventions based on target group needs in order for young people to gain the necessary life skills to progress towards long term work * To ensure that appropriate levels of risk assessment are conducted in respect of all participants in the programme. * To meet regularly with employers and young people to monitor and support attendance and work performance.
To carry out a majority of these duties, I can follow the structure of the teaching cycle. The cycle is illustrated below.

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