Supporting Teaching and Learning - Level 3

Course Code: SC1FE311


Next available course:

Start DateLocationDuration
08/11/2021Community Based24 WeeksApply
12/01/2022Bispham Campus24 WeeksApply
15/09/2022Bispham Campus20 WeeksApply
03/11/2022Community Based24 WeeksApply

Course Overview

This qualification will provide you with an in-depth understanding of both the knowledge and skills needed when working directly with children and young people in school and college environments.

It covers all 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.  

Entry Requirements

You must be over 19 years of age on the 31st August before the course start date 

You should be volunteering or employed in a school or college before you begin the course.  It is recommended that you complete 200 hours in the school/college before the end of the course. 

Ideally, you will have completed the NCFE CACHE Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools and Colleges before enrolling on to this course; however this is not mandatory if you meet the minimum hours of experience in school. 

Qualification Obtained

Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning

Career Options and Progression

Assessment Methods

Teaching and Learning Methods

Your course will begin with you attending college for an induction session to meet the curriculum team.

The course will then be delivered remotely with live lectures and support sessions schedule for a total of 4.5 hours a week for 24 weeks (term time only).

Within these sessions there will be tutor delivery, question and answer, discussion, group work tasks and individual tasks.

Approximately every 5 weeks you will attend College for a small group seminar within your scheduled delivery time.

All dates for college attendance will be provided at the start of your course.

You will also have regular contact with your assessor throughout your course who will also attend your placement to observe the development of your skills in practice.

It is expected that you will complete a minimum of 3 hours independent study, each week, outside of the class to complete the assessment tasks which take the form of electronic workbooks.

Industry Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of adult education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

Tuition Fees

Regulation and Accreditation

Terms and Conditions

European Structural and Investment Funds
Council for Independent Education
European Social Fund
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