13:00 to 16:00
32 week course
Course may be FREE*, click here to find out more.
The Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning is for students aged 19+ who would like to become a Teaching Assistant in a school or college (ages 5-19) and have already gained a Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning or other relevant qualification.
The Supporting Teaching and Learning pathway is ideal for those who wish to progress onto further qualifications or become a Teaching Assistant.
What will I learn?
There are 16 modules to be completed during the year.
The modules cover the wide range of skills and knowledge necessary to be a Level 3 Teaching Assistant. The modules cover a number of areas, including Safeguarding children and young people, understanding how children and young people develop, developing professional relationships, understanding the health and safety requirements in schools and colleges, supporting positive behaviour in the classroom and supporting Maths, English and ICT. You will also cover ways in which you can support children and young people’s speech, language and communication, how to support bilingual students and those with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.
How will the course be assessed?
Over the year, you will submit work which will build to create a portfolio of evidence. This includes written tasks and assignments, Professional Discussions, lesson observations and presentations to the group.
Progression and Careers
You will be expected to submit work on a regular basis. The work is marked and returned to you so that you can see your progress during the year. You will also have 2 observations whilst on placement and targets will be set for you to meet.