Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools

Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools

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COURSE INFORMATION

The Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools is aimed at support workers and teaching assistants in schools who directly support teachers in the teaching and learning of pupils. This qualification provides the knowledge and understanding needed to work directly with children or young people in schools. Learners will support the assessment for learning, developing relationships, promoting equality and diversity and understanding how to safeguard the wellbeing of children and young people.

Students will need to have a placement in a school or educational setting in which to gather evidence of skills and learning, and you will need to nominate a workplace supervisor who will oversee your practical evidence gathering. It is recommended that students have the placement for the duration of their studies. This could be a full-time position or a voluntary position of one or two mornings, afternoons or days per week.

This is a competence based qualification suitable for all roles in schools, including site staff, administrators, etc. as well as those who work directly with children and young people. It seeks to develop the knowledge and understanding that all those working in a school setting will need and covers areas such as safeguarding, communication and understanding the school context.

PROGRESSION

On achievement of this qualification, learners will gain experience and knowledge of the education system and support provided in schools in order to train further as a SENCO, specialist support worker or go on to a teaching role

COURSE INFORMATION

The Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools is aimed at support workers and teaching assistants in schools who directly support teachers in the teaching and learning of pupils. This qualification provides the knowledge and understanding needed to work directly with children or young people in schools. Learners will support the assessment for learning, developing relationships, promoting equality and diversity and understanding how to safeguard the wellbeing of children and young people.

Students will need to have a placement in a school or educational setting in which to gather evidence of skills and learning, and you will need to nominate a workplace supervisor who will oversee your practical evidence gathering. It is recommended that students have the placement for the duration of their studies. This could be a full-time position or a voluntary position of one or two mornings, afternoons or days per week.

This is a competence based qualification suitable for all roles in schools, including site staff, administrators, etc. as well as those who work directly with children and young people. It seeks to develop the knowledge and understanding that all those working in a school setting will need and covers areas such as safeguarding, communication and understanding the school context.

PROGRESSION

On achievement of this qualification, learners will gain experience and knowledge of the education system and support provided in schools in order to train further as a SENCO, specialist support worker or go on to a teaching role

Learners will need to have the equivalent of Level 2 literacy and numeracy skills to support children and young people in schools. Portfolio evidence must be acquired in a classroom environment.

You may be eligible for free funding for this qualification if you don’t have a level 3 qualification.

If you do have a level 3 a cost will be incurred to pay for the course which is £1,417

Course Summary

Length of study:
1 year

Starting:
September

Term dates

Study campus:
City

Study option(s):
Evening course

Course level:
Level 3

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Making your application

We will check your application to see if you meet the standard entry requirements for the course. If you do, you’ll receive an invitation via email to attend an interview with a Curriculum Tutor.

Fees and funding

If you are aged 16-18 and applying for a full-time programme, then you will not have to pay for your course. If you are aged 19+ then there may be a fee for your course.

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