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Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning



The NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning is a highly regarded qualification designed to equip learners with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide effective support in a teaching environment. This qualification is aimed at individuals who wish to work as teaching assistants or learning support assistants in primary, secondary or further education settings, as well as those who wish to work in a range of other educational settings.

During the course, learners will gain an understanding of the role of a teaching assistant or learning support assistant, and the skills required to provide support to teachers and pupils. This includes developing effective communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults, as well as an understanding of child and young person development, safeguarding, health and safety, supporting learning activities, and assessment for learning.

The qualification is accredited by NCFE CACHE, a leading provider of qualifications in the UK, and is recognised by Ofqual, ensuring that learners gain a qualification that is highly regarded by employers in the education sector.


What does it cover?

The NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning covers a range of topics that are essential for individuals working in a teaching support role. These topics include:

  1. Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults
  2. Schools as organisations
  3. Understanding child and young person development
  4. Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people
  5. Supporting children and young people’s health and safety
  6. Supporting positive behaviour
  7. Supporting learning activities
  8. Assessment for learning
  9. English, mathematics and ICT in the classroom

Throughout the course, you will also be required to complete practical assessments in a real work environment. This will give you the opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills you have learned in a practical setting and gain hands-on experience.

At the end of the course, you will be assessed through a combination of assignments, practical assessments, and a multiple-choice exam. Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded the NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning qualification. This qualification will enable you to progress in your career and work in a range of teaching support roles.


How to enrol?

To enrol onto this course, either click apply and complete the form, or find out more on what options are available to finance the course.

This course can be paid for in 12x interest free instalments of £45 per month with a £107.92 deposit.

We have flexible instalment options or you can pay the full course fee upfront of £648 inc. VAT

Once you’ve completed the online form, our enrolment team will be in contact to discuss next steps and how to continue your enrolment.

I feel more confident in the classroom, I have a greater understanding of my role and how I can support learners to achieve; and my colleagues to relieve some of their burdens and responsibilities

Lynn, Level 3 STLS Learner