Course Type : Qualification
Course Duration : 1 Year
This qualification is for anyone who directly supports the teaching and learning of pupils. This course focuses on understanding, supporting, safeguarding and developing children and young people, together with optional units covering specialism such as supporting literacy and numeracy development, supporting a curriculum area, behaviour support, special educational needs, bilingual support, examination invigilation, working with parents and/or team leadership. On successful completion, you will be able to work in a role that includes specialist support for pupils in primary, secondary or specialist schools.
In order to successfully complete a Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools you are required to complete a compulsory work placement. The work placement can be paid or voluntary and each learner is responsible for arranging their own placement. It is recommended that you complete 1 day a week of work placement. A confirmation of hours worked will be required before enrolment.
Assessment and support
You will receive assessor support sessions over the duration of the course, where you will be given guidance on the knowledge based work that needs to be produced for your portfolio. Your assigned assessor will also be visiting you within the workplace for assessment, giving guidance and feedback on practice and contributing to the evidence needed to complete the qualification.
Commencing: Mon 16th Sept 2019
Duration: 1 Year, 1 evening a week
Fee: £1,050 (an Advanced Learner Loan could be available to cover this fee).
You can apply and pay for this course online.Enrol and book online
If you wish to apply for 2020-2021 academic year, please complete the online application form.