Details: Tuesday, 9.30am – 2.30pm or Wednesday, 4pm – 9pm (TBC 2023)
What is this course about?
Are you currently working in a school or would you like to work as a:
- Teaching Assistant
- Classroom Assistant
- Learning Support Assistant
- Special Needs Assistant
If yes, then this qualification is for you.
What will I learn on this course?
You will study eleven mandatory units and approximately two/four optional units (depending on credit value). The some of the units you will study are:
- Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults
- Schools as organisations
- Support learning activities
- Promote children and young people’s positive behaviour 63
- Develop professional relationships with children, young people and adults
- Promote equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people
- Understand how to safeguard the well-being of children and young people
Why choose Riverside College for this course?
This level 3 course is a nationally recognised qualification and provides for candidates who work with pupils individually or in groups under the supervision of a teacher in teaching and learning support or who wish to work in this field. It enhances the employability of individuals wishing to extend their practice into the area of teaching and learning support.
How will I be assessed?
The Level 3 Diploma has approximately 13 – 15 units of work (depending on credit value for the optional units). These are achieved via written assignments, class tasks and work based assessed criteria. In addition you will produce and submit a placement portfolio.
What are the Entry Requirements?
Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools. Plus GCSE grade C/4 in English and maths or Level 2 equivalent qualification in English and maths or achieving Level 2 on our college assessments. You must confirm a placement in a school (not pre-school) for a minimum of one full day per week. This can be as an employee or volunteer.
Are there any costs associated with this course?
Course fee: £2,225 (TBC for 2023)
Many of our courses can be studied for free, even if you are employed or self-employed, depending on your individual circumstances and the course you have chosen to study. Click here for more information.
If you are 19 or over and studying a level 3 qualification you may be eligible for an Advanced Learning Loan. These loans will cover the full course fee for the duration of your course.
Click here for more information about the Advanced Learner Loan
What will this course lead on to?
This course will allow progression into employment. You may want to progress on to higher level qualifications such as Level 4 qualifications, subject to individual university or Higher Education College requirements, or achieve higher level teaching assistants (HLTA) status.
- Lectures 0
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- Duration 50 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 0
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