Level 3 Certificate Supporting Teaching & Learning

Qualification Level 3 Certificate Supporting Teaching & Learning
Subject Area Early Years
Attendance Part Time
Age Group(s) Adults
Duration 1 Year

Course Content

You will cover the following units during your course:

  • children & young people development
  • safeguarding the welfare of children and young people
  • communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults
  • equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people
  • help improve own and team practice in schools
  • maintain and support relationships with children and young people
  • support children and young people's health & safety
  • support children and young people's positive behaviour
  • support learning activities
  • schools as organisations

Course Outcomes

This qualification will help learners to develop their knowledge and skills for supporting teaching and learning in education settings.

Progression

Level 3 Certificate in Supporting, Teaching and Learning in Schools Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator)

Employment Opportunities:

  • Teaching Assistants
  • Learning Support Assistants
  • Secondary and Special Schools

Entry Requirements

Before starting the course

  • Successful achievers of Level 2 Supporting Teaching & Learning or experienced staff (working or volunteering in a primary school as a teaching assistant for at least 6 months).

During the course

  • Working or volunteering in the classroom in year 1 or above for 12 hours a week for the whole duration of the course. You will need to bring a letter from your School confirming your role as a Teaching Assistant.

Other entry requirements

  • Level 1 English or equivalent
  • Complete an initial assessment in English and a short piece of writing to assess suitability for the course
  • Interview

(Exceptions to entry requirements onto our level 3 qualifications may be considered)

Assessment

The course will be taught over 32 weeks and will be assessed using assignments and work-based practice including observations.

Equipment

Portfolio

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