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Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools Level 3 Certificate RQF

Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (RQF) Online Course

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This course will take roughly 180 hours to complete.

A Distance Learning Course is the ideal way to gain a qualification without having the worry of trying to fit your studies around your everyday life.  You can complete your studies in your own time and we are on hand seven days a week to help you plan your future.

Course Description

The Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Level 3 qualification aims to enable learners to understand the roles and responsibilities of those involved in supporting teaching and learning in schools, providing an opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge required to do this effectively and in a self-directed way. It prepares students to support the Teacher delivering the curriculum within a school, as well as developing skills to help children and young people to develop self-esteem, independence and skills for learning. It seeks to further develop professional and technical skills and knowledge, and gain an understanding of the importance of positive relationships within a school.

This Level 3 Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools course will lead to a regulated qualification approved by Ofqual demonstrating to employers that you have the necessary skills to work within a school environment.

Please Note: a work placement of at least 50 hours is required to complete this option. This workplace MUST be in a school setting. This can either be a primary, secondary or special school, however you MUST also ensure that the pupils you work with are aged 5+ and are studying at Key Stage 1 or above.

Qualification number: 601/2731/4
Total credits: 32

What can you do with a Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Level 3 qualification

This qualification will allow you to apply for jobs such as a Senior Teaching Assistant, Senior Learning Support Assistant or Senior Special Educational Needs Assistant. You will also be able to progress to achieve HLTA status.

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For the Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Level 3 course you will cover the following content:-

  • Unit 1: Understand Children's and Young People's Development
  • Unit 2: Understand How to Safeguard the Wellbeing of Children and Young People
  • Unit 3: Support Children's and Young People's Health and Safety
  • Unit 4: Engage in Personal Development in Health, Social Care, or Children's and Young People's Settings
  • Unit 5: Support Learning Activities
  • Unit 6: Promote Children's and Young People's Positive Behaviour
  • Unit 7: Develop Professional Relationships with Children, Young People, and Adults
  • Unit 8: Promote Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion in Work with Children and Young People
  • Unit 9: Support Assessment for Learning
  • Unit 10: Communication and Professional Relationships with Children, Young People, and Adults
  • Unit 11: Schools as Organisations
Supporting independent learning
Teaching and learning resources
Evaluating learning activities
Supporting gifted and talented pupils

Previous Knowledge Required

You do not need any prior learning knowledge or experience to take this home study course. This course is openly available to anyone who wishes to take part in a highly rewarding home study course. .

You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor.


You will have dedicated Tutor Support for 12 months. All assignments are marked by one of our professional Tutors who will offer regular feedback and guide you through your course. You must have access to email in order to contact your Tutor.

You will be provided with the telephone number for your dedicated Student Support Team who will be available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course. You can be assured that you will receive unlimited support for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.


This programme is assessed through a series of assignments alongside practical work which is assessed in the workplace.

A written assignment is required for each unit, this is assessed by your tutor. Completed assignments provide evidence towards the required learning outcome for each unit and contributes to your course portfolio.

You will also be required to complete practical activities for some units. This is assessed in the workplace and is evidenced through witness testimonies, signed by your supervisor at your placement. A minimum of 50 hours is required to complete the practical tasks, this can be split over the duration of the course. The course will be delivered and assessed by NCC.

Awarding Organisation

TQUK - Training Qualifications UK is an award winning and the fastest growing, Ofqual regulated Awarding Organisation across the UK.

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by Training Qualifications UK (TQUK). The Qualification title isTQUK Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (RQF) and Registered Qualification number is601/2731/4

The course itself has been designed by NCC to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements and Learn Now Distance Learning College are working as a reseller for NCC .

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