This course is designed for 19+ Adults who would like to work or already work in a primary or secondary school, as a teaching or learning support assistant and who are seeking professional accreditation for their specialist skills.

The entry requirements for this course are:


  • Finding work placement in a school for a minimum of one day per week for the whole year on a voluntary basis, if you are not already working in a school.

  • You also need to have a DBS enhanced disclosure

  • You will be required to attend an informal interview which may include an assessment based on your prior qualifications

This course consists of the following modules:


  • Child development

  • Communication

  • Schools as an organisation

  • Safeguarding

  • Inclusion

You will be assessed via:


  • Teaching observations

  • Assignments

  • Presentations

This course will lead to Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Certificate Level 3.

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