This qualification is aimed at learners working in roles that offer specialist support for pupils learning in primary, secondary or special schools.
The overall learning outcome of the Diploma are designed to allow learners to obtain and then demonstrate the knowledge and skills required to provide specialist teaching and learning support to children and young people in schools. These include:
? Understand the principles underpinning the development of positive relationships with children, young people and adults.
? Be able to support learning activities.
? Understand the role and features of assessment for learning.
? Understand the main legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding children and young people.
? Be able to reflect on their own practice.
? Be able to plan and prepare learning activities under the supervision of a teacher.
The qualification comprises 13 mandatory units with a combined total of 44 credits.
This qualifications is approved and regulated by government regulated body Ofqual (Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) to ensure consistent course quality.
- OfQual Qualification Number: 603/7690/9
This qualification at Level 3 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to GCE AS/A Levels.
The Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools consists of 13 mandatory units for a combined total of 44 credits.