Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools Diploma Level 3

The Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools qualification qualification will provide learners with a secure understanding of the knowledge and skills needed when working directly with children or young people in school environments.

Course Content

Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools Diploma Level 3 – Course Content:

This qualification will provide learners with a secure understanding of the knowledge and skills needed when working directly with children or young people in school environments.

The units cover child and young person development, safeguarding their welfare, the importance of equality, diversity, and inclusion, and supporting positive behaviour.

They also cover:

  • communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults
  • schools as organisations including types of schools, policies and procedures and the wider environment in which they operate
  • planning, delivering, and reviewing assessment strategies to promote and support learning alongside the teacher
  • personal development and reflective practice

plus a wide range of optional units.

It is suitable for teaching assistants, learning support assistants, cover supervisors, parent support advisors or those in similar roles at Level 3 in the school environment.

Entry Requirements

It is aimed at learners working in roles that offer specialist support for pupils’ learning in primary, secondary or special schools. Learners will need to be working or on a practical placement in a school as they need to show competence in both knowledge and skills.

What Can I Do Next?

Personal and professional development in the current role as specialist support worker. The course offers a possible route into teacher training.

How To Apply

The application window for part-time courses starting in September and October 2021 is now open.

Our aim is to make it as easy as possible to secure your place on your ideal programme. To apply to study on this part-time course you will need to submit an application through our Online Application System by clicking on the ‘Apply Online‘ button in the next menu.

Upon successful submission of an application you will receive an acknowledgement email from our Admissions team. If you do not receive this you should contact the team to check that your application has been received.

We will begin to process applications for courses starting in the 2021-22 academic year from January 2021. During the spring-term applicants will receive further correspondence from the College about the next stages of the admissions process. These will include details about interviews with the course tutor or any pre-assessments and trades tests, which start to take place from May.

If you have any further questions about the application process or next available start date, want to check the progress of your application or if you are unsure about anything please contact us using the enquiry line or enquiry form below.

If you are ready to apply then please click the ‘Apply Online‘ button in the next menu in order save or print the application form.

Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools Diploma Level 3
LevelLevel 3
LocationColchester
Duration1 year
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2021
Fee(s)£2,245

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