Supporting Teaching and Learning - Level 3

Course Code: SC1FE311


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21/09/2020Community Based20 Weeks Apply
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Course Overview

This qualification will provide you with an in-depth understanding of both the knowledge and skills needed when working directly with children and young people in school and college environments.

It covers all aspects of specialist support including planning; delivering and reviewing assessment strategies to support learning alongside the teacher; bilingual support; special needs support; and personal development and reflective practice.  

Entry Requirements

You must be over 19 years of age on the 31st August before the course start date 

You should be volunteering or employed in a school or college before you begin the course.  It is recommended that you complete 200 hours in the school/college before the end of the course. 

Ideally, you will have completed the NCFE CACHE Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools and Colleges before enrolling on to this course; however this is not mandatory if you meet the minimum hours of experience in school. 

Qualification Obtained

Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning

Career Options and Progression

Assessment Methods

Teaching and Learning Methods

This course will be delivered remotely with live lectures and support sessions scheduled for a total of 4.5 hours a week for 20 weeks (term time only) from the course start date.  You will be assigned a subject specialist course tutor who will deliver the live scheduled sessions. The tutor will also be available for weekly support and to guide you from the beginning to the completion of your qualification. Within these sessions there will be tutor delivery, question and answer, discussion, group work tasks and individual tasks. 

It is expected that you will complete a minimum of 4 hours independent study, each week, outside of the class to complete the assessment tasks which take the form of electronic workbooks.

You will also have the opportunity to attend 4 additional seminars throughout the year. 1 of these will be with your assessor in order to prepare you for your assessments, with the others designed to provide higher level knowledge and degree preparation. 

Industry Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of adult education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

Tuition Fees

Regulation and Accreditation

Terms and Conditions

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