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Diploma Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools

Course Name 
Non Funded C&G 5329-33 Diploma Specialist Support For Teaching & Learning Schools L3 (ALL+)Available for Enquiries
Course Details
Location Workplace
Level Level 3
Start Date

Various dates


12-16 months

Mode of Study Part-time
Awarding Body

City & Guilds

Course Overview

This qualification has been designed for those members of the school workforce who directly support the teaching and learning of pupils and who have a specialism in supporting, for instance, bilingual children or children with special educational needs.

Portfolio sessions will include theory research, practical tasks, work based projects, resource learning. Your assessor will plan, and assess your practical work in the workplace.

What You Will Study

You will need to achieve 11 mandatory units plus optional units.

The mandatory units are:

  • Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults
  • Schools as organisations
  • Support learning activities
  • Promote children and young people’s positive behaviour
  • Develop professional relationships with children, young people and adults
  • Promote equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people
  • Support assessment for learning
  • Engage in personal development in health, social care or children and young people’s settings
  • Support children and young people's health and safety
  • Understand child and young person development
  • Understand how to safeguard the wellbeing of children and young people
How You Will Be Assessed

You will be allocated an assessor who will guide you to complete a portfolio of evidence building evidence from knowledge and understanding to practical tasks.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements, but you will need to have sufficient language and literacy skills to be able to achieve the qualification.

Since this qualification is assessed in the workplace, you need to be employed or have voluntary position within a school setting that offers you suitable experience and the chance to demonstrate the necessary skills.

Attendance Expectations

You will have regular tutorials and one-to-ones with your assessor.

Fee Information

These fees relate to 2024/25:


Further Study

You may be able to progress to a Foundation Degree in Teaching and Learning Support.

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Information last amended: 17 July 2024 15:35

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