Folkestone College - Diploma in Specialist Supporting Teaching and Learning Level 3
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Qualification: Diploma in Specialist Supporting Teaching and Learning Level 3
Start date: 13/09/2022
End date: 13/06/2023
Location: Folkestone
Fee: £2225
Duration: 33 weeks

Diploma in Specialist Supporting Teaching and Learning Level 3


Perfect if you are looking to start your career as a Teaching Assistant in a specialist school.

What does this course involve?

This course is designed for those working or volunteering in primary, secondary or special schools. It covers a wide range of areas including children and young people’s development, supporting those with disabilities or special educational needs, and communication and professional relationships.

Modules covered include:

  • Communication and professional relationships
  • Schools as organisations
  • Support learning activities
  • Promote positive behaviour
  • Develop professional relationships
  • Promote quality, diversity and inclusion
  • Support assessment for learning
  • Understand child and young person development
  • Engage in personal development
  • Understand how to safeguard the well-being of children and young people
  • Support health and safety

This Study Programme will include English and maths at an appropriate level, and it will support the development of skills towards employability and suitability to progress onto the next level of study.


Assessment will be by the building of a portfolio of coursework and by workplace assessments.

Fees & Funding

Kindly note that the displayed course fees are a guide and may change each academic year. Depending on your circumstances, funding may be available. Please contact the college for further information.

Contact us

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Shorncliffe Road
Folkestone, Kent
CT20 2TZ

01303 858216