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Supporting Teaching and Learning (NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma) - Part-time

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Course outline

This course is the next step on from the Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning and will support you to enhance your understanding and your professional practice in the classroom.

As it’s a part-time course it’s ideal if you need to fit your studying around work and/or life commitments. You’ll gain a deeper understanding of child and young person development and you’ll once again be able to put all you learn to good use during your volunteer placement which you’ll undertake for a minimum of 12 hours per week.

This course will take your ability to support learning in the classroom to the next level, the units are designed to further your knowledge and support you in developing the practical support skills you’ll need. Units include:

  • Understanding child and young person development
  • Understanding how to safeguard the wellbeing of children and young people
  • Communication and professional relationships with children and young people
  • Supporting learning activities
  • Promoting children and young people's positive behaviour
  • Developing professional relationships with children, young people and adults

You’ll be fully supported by your tutor who will give you guidance on your assignments and help you to get the most out of the course.

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Location Date / time Fees / reductions
Location to be confirmed
Due to the COVID-19 crisis this course will start at another college campus and may move to the City Hub later in the year.

Start: 7th September 2020

End: 28th June 2021

Tuition fee: £2,225

Tuition fees are free for 16-18 year olds. If you are aged 19+ you may be able to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to help with the course fees.

Course code: C022458 / Q022459


NCFE Level 3 Supporting Teaching and Learning Diploma


1 year

Level Level 3
Entry requirements

You'll need:

  • 5 GCSEs at Grade 9-4 (A*-C), including English Language and Maths at Grade 9-4 (A*-C) NOTE: Functional Skills Level 2 can be used as equivalent to GCSE Grade 9-4 (A*-C); or
  • Relevant Level 2 vocational qualification plus English Language and Maths at GCSE Grade 9-4 (A*-C)
  • Be aged 19+
  • Foundation Degree in Supporting Teaching & Learning in School
  • Higher Level Teaching Assistant Status

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