Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

This award is ideal for anyone wishing to work, or progress within, a school or educational environment. This qualification provides you with the key information needed to effectively support teaching staff, including understanding the development of children and young people and ensuring the well-being and safety of students.

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Online, Remote Learning with Online Assessment

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No Placement Required

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Interest Free, Monthly Payment Plan

£276

Unit 1: Understand child and young person development

This unit will provide you with an understanding of the expected pattern of development for children and young people from birth to 19 years of age, the factors that influence children and young people’s development and how these affect practice.

Unit 2: Understand how to safeguard the well-being of children and young people

This unit will provide you with an understanding in the following areas: legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for the safeguarding of children and young people, as well as the importance of working in partnership with other organisations to safeguard children and young people. This unit will further provide you with an understanding of the importance of ensuring children and young people’s safety and protection in the work setting, how to respond to evidence or concerns that a child or young person has been abused, harmed or bullied, how to work with children and young people to support their safety and wellbeing and the importance of e-safety for children and young people.

Unit 3: Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults

This unit will provide you with the ability to develop professional relationships with children and young people, communicate with children and young people, develop professional relationships with adults, support children and young people in developing relationships and comply with policies and procedures for confidentiality, sharing information and data protection.

Unit 4: Schools as organisations

This unit will provide you with an understanding of how schools are organised in terms of roles and responsibilities, school ethos, mission, aims and values, the purpose of school policies and procedures and wider context in which schools operate. This unit will also provide you with knowledge on the structure of education from early years to post-compulsory education and the legislation affecting schools.

Although this course does not require you to have formal qualifications, you may find it beneficial to have previously completed a Level 2 Teaching Assistant course and/or your GCSE Maths Qualifications.

  

The duration of this course is between 16-20 weeks. However, as this course is completed online, the duration does depend on your current ability and how many hours you can dedicate to your learning per day/week.