SUPPORTING TEACHING AND LEARNING IN SCHOOLS
LEVEL 3 DIPLOMA CACHE INFORMATION SHEET

Employability Sector

Education and Training, Supporting Teaching and Learning

Qualification
Level

Level 3 Diploma

Diploma Awarding Body

NCFE Program Length – 6 months

Program
Length

6-9 months

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES OF THIS QUALIFICATION

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 and safeguarding their welfare. Aims and objectives

This qualification aims to:

  • Focus on the study of supporting teaching and learning
  • Offer breadth and depth of study, incorporating a key core of knowledge.
  • Provide learners with knowledge and understanding needed to work in

Career opportunities

This qualification provides you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to work in a variety of unsupervised job roles that support children and young people’s learning in schools or colleges.

Roles this qualification will prepare you for include:

  • Teaching Assistant
  • Learning Support Assistant
  • Special Needs Assistant.

HOW IS THE COURSE TAUGHT?

  • Online lessons taught by a teacher face to face in a class with other learners every week.
  • Learners will be appointed a tutor for 1 on 1 support 
  • Use of Online Portfolio
  • Practical Workshops

FEE: £2225

it is funded via the advanced learner loan

Advanced Learner Loan

If you are aged 19 or above, you may qualify for an Advanced Learning Loan to help pay for your course fees. Most learners aged 19 and over, studying at Level 3 or Level 4, will qualify for these loans from the UK government. It’s easy to apply, your household income isn’t taken into account and there’s no credit check. You won’t have to pay anything back until your income is over £25,000 a year!