Certificate in Supporting Teaching & Learning – Level 3

This qualification provides learners with an understanding of the knowledge needed when working directly with children and young people in a school or college environment. It will enable learners to gain an understanding of elements including children and young people's development, safeguarding their welfare, and communication and professional relationships.

It is aimed at learners working in support roles within schools and colleges.

  • What will be studied

    Units include:

    • 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 How Children and Young People Develop
    • 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       


  • What are the entry requirements?

    You should have a good level of education and the ability to research independently would be beneficial. GCSE English and Maths are desirable although not essential for the course, but will be a requirement for employment or University progression.  

  • Where does this course lead to?

    Learners can progress onto the Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning or into the workforce.

  • What qualifications will be gained?

    Cache Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning 

  • How will this course be delivered?

    The course is delivered one evening per week, usually Tuesday at 6-9pm. You will be required to complete 12 hours of work experience with children from 5-19 per week



  • How will I be assessed?

    You will complete a range of tasks including essays, individual research, group presentations. Practical skills will be observed in placement.

  • How to get a place?

    Apply on-line or contact Learner Services on 01562 512003. You will be required to attend an interview.

  • Other Information:

    All applicants will be required to complete an enhanced DBS Disclosure.


    Higher Education can lead to roles such as an early years teacher, family support worker, learning mentor, primary school teacher, secondary school teacher, special educational needs teacher, social worker, teaching assistant, youth worker


Start Date : September 2020 End Date : July 2020 Fee : £1417 (PLUS £95 additional fees)
Day : Tuesday Time : N/A Fee Description :

Age 19-23: £895 Age 24+: £1417 (PLUS £95 additional fees)

Duration : 33 weeks
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