NCFE L3 Dip in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools
What is this course about?
The units are directly related to the candidates’ role in school and cover the following areas:
– supporting learning activities
– health and safety and safeguarding
– promoting positive behaviour
– working as a team
– maintaining a learning environment
– providing displays
– supporting curriculum subjects, eg literacy and numeracy.
No formal academic qualifications are required but candidates should have a good standard of literacy and numeracy.
Candidates can progress from a level 2 to a level 3 programme, and from level 3 to a Foundation degree in Education.
How is it taught
This is a taught programme requiring attendance in college each week to understand the theory, 1:1 tutorials and observation in the workplace.
What else do I need to know?
Candidates who are not currently employed as a teaching assistant in the school sector need to be volunteering for a minimum of 8 hours each week to complete the qualification.
What could I do next?
Succesful candidates may be able to progress on to the Foundation Degree in Education.