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Qualification: Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (Adults) Level 3
Weekly hours: 2 days per week
Duration: 1 year

Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (Adults) Level 3

This qualification will provide an understanding of the knowledge and skills needed when working directly with children or young people in primary, secondary or special schools. Although this is a one-year course, learners will be in the workplace for two days a week.

What will I learn?

You will learn about children and young people's development, safeguarding their welfare, and communication.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed by your tutor and assessor using a range of methods. This will include direct observation in the workplace, a portfolio of evidence, written assignments and tasks.

What may it lead to?

This will lead to employment as a senior teaching assistant, senior learning support assistant or senior special educational needs assistant. Students could also apply for the Higher Level Teaching Assistants course.

Entry requirements

4 Cs or 4s including English and Maths.

Additional information & other costs

Students will need a DBS and must be working or volunteering in a school setting for a minimum of 12 hours per week.

If you are not already employed or volunteering in a school, the team will support you in seeking a placement opportunity at the College.

Please note you must be at least 19 years of age before you start this course. 

Contact us

We'd love to hear from you

New Dover Road
Canterbury, Kent

01227 811111