Havering College

What's Involved

If you work in schools supporting teaching and learning, then this course is for you. It is ideal for Teaching Assistants who have already completed a level 2 in supporting teaching and learning in schools, or if you are an experienced Teaching Assistant. This course will enable the learner to develop the knowledge and skills needed when supporting teaching and learning in the school environment. It is suitable for both employed and voluntary Teaching Assistants. However you must have a level of responsibility in a school as a Teaching Assistant suitable for a level 3 course.

You need to achieve 32 credits from the mandatory units and 12 credits from the option units. There is a wide choice of optional units including support literacy, numeracy, bilingual learners, and disabled children and those with special education.

Entry Requirements

There is a wide choice of optional units including support literacy, numeracy, bilingual learners, and disabled children and those with special education.

Where will it take me?

You may want to progress on to the Foundation Degree in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools. Typically, you will go on to work in a school as a Teaching Assistant. You may wish to look for work as a general Classroom Assistant or as a Support Assistant for individuals with specific learning needs.

Course Assessment Method

You will be appointed an assessor. They will visit you in the workplace to carry out observations of your work. You will also discuss your work as a teaching assistant and complete log sheets. There are also written assignments to complete.

You need to complete units on child development, safeguarding the welfare of children, health and safety, behaviour, relationships and equality, diversity and inclusion. You will also study units on schools as organisations, support learning activities, assessment for learning and personal development.

Where and When

SPECIALIST SUPPORT FOR TEACHING & LEARNING IN SCHOOLS LEVEL 3 DIPLOMA NCFE (QCF)

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Notes About Fees

Fees shown are per year. Additional miscellaneous fees may be applicable.

Find out more by speaking to Admissions:

  • For full-time further education courses call 01708 462833
  • For part-time further education courses call 01708 462801
  • For higher education courses, or if you’re an overseas student, call 01708 462801

Notes

  • To find out if you’re entitled to support call Student Services for advice on 01708 462718 ext 2718
  • You don’t have to pay tuition or admin fees if you’re 16-18 and studying a further education funded course.
  • You need to pay higher education course fees each academic year.
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