This is a part-time course, one-day per week.
The course is designed for teaching assistants working in roles (paid or voluntary) that offer specialist support for pupils' learning in primary, secondary or special schools, as well as colleges (age range 5yrs+).
If successful you will be awarded the Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning.
- Entry Requirements, Units, Assessment and more...
- Level 2 English
- Level 2 Maths (or working towards)
- Primary, secondary school or college placement (paid or voluntary) secured by you for the duration of the course.
- The recommended total minimum hours:200hrs, ideally one day a week.
- DBS ? you will be responsible for this.
- Relevant Level 2 qualification (e.g. Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning or an Early Years qualification).
- Completion of an initial assessments
You will build a portfolio of evidence that will include written assignments, presentations, projects, and direct observations within the workplace. This will also include your placement hours. There is no final examination.
Aims of the course
To provide an understanding of the knowledge needed when working directly with children and young people in a school and college environment. This will include learning about children and young people's development, safeguarding their welfare, and communication and professional relationships. In addition, covers aspects of specialist support, including: planning; delivering and reviewing assessment strategies to support learning alongside the teacher; bilingual support; special needs support; and personal development and reflective practice. It will also provide opportunities to acquire/further develop a number of practical and technical skills.
Successful completion of this course can lead to paid employment and/or additional responsibilities within the workplace. You can also progress onto the Level 4 Certificate for the Advanced Practitioner in Schools and Colleges or a foundation degree.This qualification has UCAS points as follows:
- Pass ? 32
The model of delivery will be a mix of classroom-based and online learning. You will have access to our VLE site (Google Tools) that will provide you with a range of materials and resources to support your learning whilst on this course. Individual tutorial support is available. Additional learning support is also available, if required.