The course covers:

  • Enabling learners to develop the knowledge and skills needed when supporting teaching and learning in primary, secondary or special schools.
  • It covers a wide range of areas including children and young people’s development, supporting those with disabilities or special educational needs and communication and professional relationships.
It is also a must-have for all those undertaking the Level 2 Supporting Teaching and Learning Apprenticeship.

Course Content:

  • Level 2 Certificate Supporting Teaching & Learning in schools
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English (exemption if you hold GCSE grade 4 or above)
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in Maths & ICT (exemption if you hold GCSE grade 3 or above)

Length of Programme:

  • 15 months


What does the course cover:

This qualification provides learners with an in-depth understanding of the knowledge and skills needed when working directly with children and young people in school and college environments. It covers all aspects of specialist support including planning, delivering and reviewing assessment strategies to support learning alongside the teacher; bilingual support; special needs support; personal development and reflective practice.

The course covers the understanding and application of the following:

Course Content:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching & Learning in schools
  • Functional Skills in English, Maths and ICT Level 2 – these can be obtained if needed during the course

Length of Programme:

  • 2 years