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What Is A Diploma In Supporting Teaching And Learning? (And Why You Need One)

If you’re searching for an awesome way to uplevel your career a Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning might just be the thing for you. Real Skills are highly invested in ensuring the teaching assistants we train have all the knowledge, skills and confidence needed to excel in their chosen careers. As a Level 3 Diploma, this course is the perfect way to give you practical, hands-on experience in a school setting as you learn.

What Is A Diploma In Supporting Teaching And Learning?

This is a hybrid course that’s delivered in part by a tutor teaching you face-to-face, and part through workshops run online and supported by eLearning content. It’s a great way of learning as you can do so at your own pace. If you’re juggling different things, it’s easy to fit in around other stuff. 

Who Is It For?

If you’re looking to take the next step in your career as an educator in a school environment, this is for you! Our expert tutors are the perfect way to learn the best ways of teaching and supporting the education of young people. Due to the dual nature of the course, you will also have maximum support through the eLearning content.

We highly recommend this course as it gives you the theoretical grounding needed, coupled with the practical experience required to gain a good placement and enhance your career prospects.

How Long Will The Course Take?

You should expect to spend between nine and twelve months completing this course. It includes around 310 hours of guided learning, and while you might complete it faster by dedicating more time to studying, you will also need to complete 50 hours in a real-world placement setting in a school environment.

Why You Need This Course…

Once you’ve completed your diploma you’ll have all the knowledge, skills and experience needed to start working with children and young people in an educational setting. That experience and know-how will also cover working with kids who have special educational needs, and those with learning disabilities.

This course is the perfect way to further enhance your employability and ensure you have the best possible career prospects within the industry. 

How to apply

For more information about how to apply for this course, please contact us by completing the online enquiry form.

For more information about any of our courses, call 0151 257 6969 or email On hand 8.00 am to 5.00 pm, Monday to Friday, we will do everything we can to help.

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