Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching & Learning in Schools

Course Level: Level 3

Delivery: Apprenticeship & Learner Loan

Study mode: Full Time

Timescale: 15 Months

Course overview:

This qualification is aimed at individuals who are support staff directly supporting teaching and learning. It assesses both knowledge and competence that can be applied across the sector.

This qualification is delivered in the workplace by one of our fully qualified & experienced tutors. Knowledge and competency is assessed through completion of an online portfolio of evidence.

Mandatory Modules: 

  • Communication & professional relationships
  • Promote positive behaviour
  • Equality, diversity & inclusion
  • Schools as organisations
  • Support assessment for learning
  • Support learning activities
  • Understand child and young person development
  • Understand how to safeguard the wellbeing of children

Optional Modules Including:

  • Provide literacy and numeracy support
  • Support teaching and learning in a curriculum area
  • Support disabled children & young people and those with special education needs
  • Support bilingual learners

This Qualification Is Suitable For:

  • Teaching/ classroom/ learning support assistants
  • Behaviour support assistants/ coordinator
  • Pastoral/ welfare support assistant
  • Bilungual support assistant

Funding Options:

Funding is available for these courses through a range of government funding options including apprenticeships and learner loans.

Progression Opportunities:

On successful completion, learners may wish to continue their development with a foundation degree, a level 4 qualification in the relevant area or a higher level teaching assistant professional standards to achieve HTLA status.

How to enrol:

Call: 01782 646346