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Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning Level 3 (Evening)

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Broxbourne Campus
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Part Time

This qualification provides learners with an in-depth understanding of 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.

The Level 3 Diploma has been allocated UCAS points.  Please refer to the UCAS website for further details of the points allocation and the most up to date information,

From this course you can progress on to a Level 4 qualification or HLTA qualification.
To gain this qualification, learners must achieve all units.  Learners will attend face to face teaching sessions providing underpinning knowledge for units including: Schools and Colleges as organisations Support health and safety in a learning environment Understand how to safeguard children and young people Develop professional relationships with children, young people and adults Understand children and young people’s development Support positive behaviour in children and young people Support children and young people during learning activities Support English and maths skills Support the use of ICT in the learning environment Support assessment for learning Engage in personal and professional development Support children and young people’s speech, language and communication Understand how to support bilingual learners Understand how to support learning of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities Support children and young people during transitions Support the role of play, leisure and extra-curricular activities for children and young people
You will be assigned your own personal Assessor who will support you with gathering evidence to support the assessment of your work.
All units will be internally assessed using a range of methods which could include: written assignments or tasks, observation and discussion.
Learners will need to be working in a practical placement as an important part of the assessment process, that involves evaluating skills in ‘real’ working situations, including supporting literacy, numeracy, outside learning and use of ICT.Learners must have a paid role in a school or college setting for at least 12 hours per week.Learners will need to be able to use spoken and written English accurately.The part-time childcare team will be happy to respond to any enquiries and can be contacted on 01992 411331 or email
Learners will need access to a laptop.
The fee for this course is £2225.00If you are aged 19-23 you may also be entitled to free training if the course you choose is your first full Level 2 or Level 3 qualification. You may also be required to pay an administration fee, exam fees, kit fee and an Awarding Body Registration fee if applicable. For queries regarding costs, please contact our Information Centre on 01992 411411

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