Studying with us for a qualification in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools, will help you to develop and demonstrate the skills and knowledge necessary to work in an entry-level or specialist role within an educational setting.
This qualification aims to assist with the increasing demand for trained specialist support staff, who are able to aid pupils’ learning and development, as well help you to develop valuable skills with which to build relationships with colleagues and parents.
For Level 3 Diploma, you must gain 44 credits (32 credits from 11 mandatory units and 12 credits from 4 or 5 optional units)
The primary purpose is to confirm your ability in a specialist supportive teaching and learning role in a school environment. You’ll develop the skills and knowledge needed to provide effective specialist support for teachers and pupils.
Candidates achieving Level 3 may progress on to Level 4 Higher Level Teaching Assistant Course, or further into education and teaching. There are also various other diploma and degree qualifications available through Need 2 Succeed or nationally through other providers and colleges.
Achievement of this qualification will indicate both knowledge and competence required to practice as a Teaching Assistant, classroom or learning support assistant; special needs assistant; behaviour support assistant/coordinator; pastoral/welfare assistant; foundation stage assistant or team leader. You could also use this qualification to progress into further learning within the education sector.
This qualification is also designed to make up the component part of the Advanced Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools apprenticeship. The primary purpose of the qualification is to confirm competence in an occupational role to the standards required and covers areas such as:
Communication and professional relationships
Schools as organisations
Support learning activities
Promote children and young people’s positive behaviour
Develop professional relationships
Support assessment for learning
Engage in personal development in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings
Understand child and young person development