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Supporting Teaching and Learning - Level 3 - NCFE

Course code: CSAQ100P

Subject area: Teacher & Assessor Training

Study level: Part Time

Course level: 3

Course details

Course time:

18:30 - 21:00

Days of week:


Course date:

5th Nov 2024 - 10th Jun 2025

Course location:

Abingdon Campus

Contact details


01235 555 585

This qualification provides learners with an understanding of the knowledge needed when working directly with children and young people in a school or college environment.
The course will enable learners to gain an understanding of elements including children and young people’s development and safeguarding their welfare. It covers all aspects of specialist support including planning; delivering and reviewing assessment strategies to support learning alongside the teacher; bilingual support; special needs support; and personal development and reflective practice. It is aimed at learners working in roles that support pupils’ learning in primary, secondary or special schools, as well as colleges.

The programme combines college based study with assessed work-base practice, allowing you to relate theory into your practice. Assessments include observations in your work placements, written assignments and task work. You will be required to put together a

portfolio of evidence, which will be marked by your tutor and assessor.

Course units
Schools and Colleges as Organisations

Support Health and Safety in a Learning Environment

Understand How to Safeguard Children and Young People

Develop Professional Relationships with Children, Young People and Adults

Understand How Children and Young People

Support Positive Behaviour in Children and Young People

Support Children and Young People During Learning Activities

Support English and Maths Skills

Support the Use of ICT in the Learning Environment

Support Assessment for Learning

Engage in Personal and Professional Development

Support Children and Young People’s Speech, Language and Communication

Understand How to Support Bilingual Learners

Understand How to Support Learning of Children and Young People with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

Support Children and Young People during Transitions

Support the Role of Play, Leisure and Extra-Curricular Activities for Children and Young people

What next?
Teaching Qualifications or the Foundation Degree in Early Years
Entry criteria
- Placement secured

- A significant amount of experience in a school or college environment

- English and Maths at grade C or above

- A clear DBS check

- Successful interview

Learners will need to be working, volunteering or on a practical placement as this is an important part of the assessment process and involves evaluating skills in real working situations.

Fee information
As part of your course we may organise trips to assist you with your learning. Trips are optional, and you will not be penalised if you choose not to participate.

There are bursaries available to help you with other course costs. Call 01235 216 212 for more information.

The rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. You can find more information on our Fees and Bursaries page - search "Fees and Bursaries" at the top of the page.

Course fees

19+ Fee:

Tuition Fee: £2,225.00

Exam Fee: £120.00

Total Cost: £2,345.00

Qualifications received
On completion of this course, you will receive a NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning.
Learning & method assessment
All units will be internally assessed using a range of methods which could include: written assignments or tasks such as designing a leaflet or booklet, charts or diagrams or setting up an information board. Workbased assessments will also be conducted.

To gain this qualification the learner will need to:

• Pass all mandatory units meeting set criteria

• Show competence in a real work environment

• Complete a minimum of 256 hours work in an Educational setting