Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools Level 3
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This qualification will provide learners with a secure understanding of the knowledge and skills needed when working directly with children and young people in school environments. It is suitable for teaching assistants, learning support assistants, learning mentors or those in similar roles.
What are the entry requirements?
You must be working or volunteering in a school for a minimum of 12 hours per week. You must hold a relevant Level 2 qualification or currently working/volunteering in a suitable role. You must have a clear DBS certificate.
What subjects will I study?
Child and young person development
Safeguarding children and young people
Communication and professional relationships
Schools as organisations
Support learning activities
Promote positive behaviour
Develop professional relationships
Promote equality, diversity and inclusion
Support assessment for learning
Engage in personal development
Support health and safety
Functional Skills form part of your course and will be assessed at the relevant levels.
How will I learn?
College classes are one morning per week once a fortnight.
Self study and practical experience.
How will I be assessed?
Observation of practice, professional discussion and written assignments.
What opportunities will this lead to?
You will be qualified to work as a teaching assistant, learning support assistant, learning mentor and similar roles at level 3.
How long is the course?
Are there any additional costs?
There is an additional cost of £44 for a DBS check.
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