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Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools, Certificate
This course is designed for people aged over 19 years and is ideal if you’re looking to work in a school in a supportive role, or if you are about to start a placement.
The NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning will help you gain a solid foundation of knowledge and skills you need as a teaching assistant. You will develop professional and technical skills while gaining an understanding of the importance of positive relationships within the classroom.
You will develop your knowledge and understanding of a wide variety of theories and principles, and you will also develop your practical and applied skills by working, volunteering, or taking part in a practical placement, as an important part of your assessment process.
This is a recognised qualification and will greatly improve your employability as it is a sought-after qualification for schools looking to employ teaching assistants or learning support assistants.
You will benefit from being taught by tutors who have previously been teachers and have a wealth of experience in the sector. You will need to complete between 40 and 50 hours online independent study. You also need to secure a placement for a minimum of 12 hours per week throughout the duration of the course, we can help you with this if needed. At Weston College our assessors are highly experienced both in schools and at assessing. We believe in the individual learner, and we deliver a high quality and supportive learning experience ensuring we react to different needs.
You will cover topics such as: - Schools and colleges as organisations
- Children and young people’s development
- Safeguarding for children and young people
- Diversity, equality, and inclusion for children and young people
- Relationships with children and young people
- Health and safety of children and young people
- Supporting positive behaviours
- Teamwork in a learning environment
- Children and young people’s play and leisure
- Promoting an effective learning environment
The course is assessed through assignment work, practical observations and an e-portfolio.
At Weston College, we're passionate about helping our adult learners prepare for a bright future. We understand that whether you're looking to boost your career prospects, learn new skills or even switch careers entirely, it can be a daunting process. That's why our friendly and highly qualified careers advisors are here to guide you every step of the way.
Our dedicated team of experts is on hand to provide you with tailored advice and support to help you make the right decisions about your future career and course choices. Whether you need help developing your employability skills, exploring your options, or deciding which course to take, we're here to help you achieve your goals.
We also offer a free Career Coach programme, which provides a detailed careers assessment to help you discover your strengths and interests. You can then discuss your results with one of our advisors, who can point you in the right direction and recommend courses that will help you achieve your career aspirations.
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There are no formal entry requirements, however if you do not have a GCSE grade 4 /C or a Function Skills Level 2 in English and maths, we strongly advised you to undertake this qualification alongside the course. There are English and maths courses all year around, on campus and online. An e-portfolio system is used for recording evidence so a basic knowledge of ICT is an advantage, but again we can help you with this.
Financing Your Course
At Weston College, we believe that learning should be accessible to everyone. That's why we offer a range of adult courses that could be free or significantly discounted. Apply online today and our friendly team will be in touch to see how we can ensure you can enrol and get the best price for your course. Don't let finances hold you back from pursuing your passion and advancing your career. Apply now and let us help you achieve your goals.
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