TQUK Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools (RQF) to develop the knowledge and competence of learning support staff whose working role is in a specialist area and/or across a varied range of responsibilities. Learners will be working under the direction of a teacher who has overall responsibility for teaching and learning in the classroom.
They will contribute to planning, implementing and evaluating learning activities and will work alongside the teacher to support whole class activities, as well as working on their own with individual, or groups of, pupils. Job titles may include teaching assistant; classroom assistant; learning support assistant; additional needs assistant; pastoral/welfare support assistant; bilingual support assistant; foundation stage assistant; learning guide; learning coach; induction mentor; team leader.
There are no specific entry requirements however a good working knowledge of literacy and numeracy is required. The TQUK Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools contains competence-based units, therefore learners must be working in an appropriate school environment.
Successful learners can progress to employment within primary, special and secondary schools in both the state and independent sectors where there are opportunities to take on a wider range of responsibilities or to move into other roles across the wider children’s workforce e.g. childcare, play work or youth work. Specialist roles may be applicable, dependant on the specialist optional units taken.
Learners can also progress to other qualifications such as:
The full cost of this qualification is £800.00 however interest free payment plans are available.