Level 3 Certificate In Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools

Level 3 Certificate In Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools

Course Code: 3607 Duration: 32 Weeks Attendance: Part Time Location: Farnborough Campus


About the course

Farnborough College of Technology offers the above qualification for teaching assistants/learning support assistants. The programme follows the National Occupational Standards for Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools.

"Please keep your students coming. They are of the highest quality. " 

- Bill James, Executive Principal at St. Joseph's Catholic Primary School who often recruits our former students

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Tuition £1417

Please note that while we make reasonable adjustments to remove any barriers to education, additional fees may be payable where this is not possible. For example, to provide additional support due to a disability. Please contact us if you believe you have any additional needs so that we can discuss your options before enrolling on a course.

Financial Support and Funding

To help with the costs of studying, this course is eligible for:

To check your individual eligibility, please contact us online or telephone 01252 405555.

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Your course

What modules are covered?

Level 3 provides a higher level qualification for teaching/learning support assistants. By the end of the course you should be proficient in:

  • Designing training and development sessions;
  • Preparing and developing resources to support learning;
  • Creating a climate conducive to learning;
  • Facilitating individual learning;
  • Evaluating and developing your own practice.

Level 3 recognises your additional skills and the extra value and expertise you bring to teaching and learning support.

How will I be assessed?

During the course, you will collate a portfolio of evidence, which meets the criteria of the units studied. This evidence can be in the form of written tasks that you have completed, testimonies, questioning, professional discussions and through observations (3) by your tutor in your workplace.

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Your future

What Next?

Successful completion of this course could allow progression to the Foundation Degree in Learning Support and then the BA (Hons) Education (Learning Support).

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Entry Requirements

What previous qualifications and experience will I need?

You will be expected to attend 3 hour tutor led sessions on either a Tuesday or a Thursday for 32 weeks. In addition, you need to arrange to work/volunteer in a learning support role for a minimum of 10 hours per week. You should have the approval of your workplace to attend the course, as it is recommended by the Awarding Body (City & Guilds) that you are supported by a workplace mentor. Furthermore, permission is required from your workplace for tutors to gain access for assessment purposes.

Furthermore, permission is required from your workplace for tutors to gain access for assessment purposes.

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