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  • Accreditation by NCFE CACHE
  • 15 units
  • 44 credits
  • Just 50 hour placement needed

The NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools (RQF) has been designed to provide individuals with the knowledge they need to become effective teaching assistants. On completion of the qualification, students will have increased their employability and will feel confident supporting leaning in a primary, secondary or SEN classroom environment.

This specific qualification integrates four extra modules into the Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Diploma. These four additional online modules give Stonebridge students a deeper understanding of the profession and set them a step above the rest when it comes to employment. Once you have successfully completed your study period and earnt the NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools, you will receive a qualification listed on the RQF (Regulated Qualifications Framework).

50-Hour Placement

In order to successfully complete this qualification, every student must undergo at least 50 hours of work experience. This placement can be either paid or voluntary, so long as it provides the necessary evidence that the student needs to pass the course. The only detail we insist on is that the placement takes place in a school. The school can be a primary, junior or secondary school which admits students between the ages of four and 15. We accept experience from mainstream schools, academies, independent institutions and specialist settings; however the following educational organisations will not be accepted:

  • After school clubs
  • Colleges
  • Distance learning colleges
  • Nurseries
  • Pre-schools
  • Universities
  • Sunday schools

What Can I Do After Taking This Course?

  • After finishing this Level 3 course, you will be able to find your first job as a teaching support assistant. This qualification will prepare you for work in a nursery, infant or junior school, an SEN school, a secondary school or even an independent school or academy. As a qualified teaching assistant you could earn a salary between £17,000 and £23,000 per year.
  • If you were already working as a teaching assistant before the course, this qualification could make you eligible for a promotion. Once you become a senior teaching assistant, you will be given more responsibility and receive a pay rise.
  • Alternatively, this qualification could provide the entry requirements you need to enrol on a foundation degree course. If you successfully pass a foundation course, you could go on to achieve a university degree and become a lead teacher.

*Source:www.nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/job-profiles/teaching-assistant Dec 2017

NCFE CACHE Level 3 Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools Diploma (RQF)

On successful completion of our NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools (RQF) course you will receive a qualification listed on the RQF at level 3 (Qualification Reference Number: 501/0476/7). This course has also been assigned 44 credits.

Unit 1: Schools as organisations

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Know the structure of education from early years to post-compulsory education
  • Understand how schools are organised in terms of roles and responsibilities
  • Understand school ethos, mission, aims and values
  • Know about the legislation affecting schools
  • Understand the purpose of school policies and procedures
  • Understand the wider context in which schools operate

Unit 2: Understand Child and Young Person Development

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand the expected pattern of development for children and young people from birth - 19 years
  • Understand the factors that influence children and young people’s development and how these affect practice
  • Understand how to monitor children and young people’s development and interventions that should take place if this is not following the expected pattern
  • Understand the importance of early intervention to support the speech, language and communication needs of children and young people
  • Understand the potential effects of transitions on children and young people’s development

Unit 3: Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand the principles of developing positive relationships with children, young people and adults
  • Understand how to communicate with children, young people and adults
  • Understand legislation, policies and procedures for confidentiality and sharing information, including data protection

Unit 4: Understand How to Safeguard the Wellbeing of Children and Young People

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand the main legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding children and young people
  • Understand the importance of working in partnership with other organisations to safeguard children and young people
  • Understand the importance of ensuring children and young people’s safety and protection in the work setting
  • Understand how to respond to evidence or concerns that a child or young person has been abused or harmed
  • Understand how to respond to evidence or concerns that a child or young person has been bullied
  • Understand how to work with children and young people to support their safety and wellbeing
  • Understand the importance of e-safety for children and young people

Unit 5: Engage in personal development in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand what is required for competence in own work role
  • Be able to reflect on practice
  • Be able to evaluate own performance
  • Be able to agree a personal development plan
  • Be able to use learning opportunities and reflective practice to contribute to personal development

Unit 6: Support Children and Young People's Health and Safety

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand how to plan and provide environments and services that support children and young people’s health and safety
  • Be able to recognise and manage risks to health, safety and security in a work setting or off site visits
  • Understand how to support children and young people to assess and manage risk for themselves
  • Understand appropriate responses to accidents, incidents emergencies and illness in work settings and off site visits

Unit 7: Promote equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Be able to promote equality and diversity in work with children and young people
  • Understand the impact of prejudice and discrimination on children and young people
  • Be able to support inclusion and inclusive practices in work with children and young people

Unit 8: Support learning activities

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Be able to contribute to planning learning activities
  • Be able to prepare for learning activities
  • Be able to support learning activities
  • Be able to observe and report on learner participation and progress
  • Be able to contribute to the evaluation of learning activities
  • Be able to evaluate own practice in relation to supporting literacy, numeracy and ICT

Unit 9: Promote children and young people’s positive behaviour

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand policies and procedures for promoting children and young people’s positive behaviour
  • Be able to promote positive behaviour
  • Be able to manage inappropriate behaviour
  • Be able to respond to challenging behaviour
  • Be able to contribute to reviews of behaviour and behaviour policies

Unit 10: Support assessment for learning

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand the purpose and characteristics of assessment for learning
  • Be able to use assessment strategies to promote learning
  • Be able to support learners in reviewing their learning strategies and achievements
  • Be able to contribute to reviewing assessment for learning

Unit 11: Develop professional relationships with children, young people and adults

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Be able to develop professional relationships with children and young people
  • Be able to communicate with children and young people
  • Be able to develop professional relationships with adults
  • Be able to support children and young people in developing relationships
  • Be able to comply with policies and procedures for confidentiality, sharing information and data protection

Unit 12: Plan and deliver learning activities under the direction of a teacher

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Be able to plan learning activities under the direction of the teacher.
  • Be able to deliver learning activities.
  • Be able to monitor and assess learning outcomes.

Unit 13: Support literacy development

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand current national and organisational policies and practices for literacy development.
  • Be able to support learners in developing reading and writing skills.
  • Be able to support learners in developing speaking/talking and listening skills.

Unit 14: Support numeracy development

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand current national and organisational frameworks for mathematics.
  • Be able to support learners in developing numeracy skills.
  • Be able to support learners in using and applying mathematics.

Unit 15: Lead an extracurricular activity

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand the aims and requirements of the extracurricular activity.
  • Be able to prepare for leading an extracurricular activity.
  • Be able to prepare children and young people for an extracurricular activity.
  • Be able to lead an extracurricular activity.
  • Be able to review and improve extracurricular activities.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £96.00).

The NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools (RQF) has been designed to provide individuals with the knowledge they need to become effective teaching assistants. On completion of the qualification, students will have increased their employability and will feel confident supporting leaning in a primary, secondary or SEN classroom environment.

This specific qualification integrates four extra modules into the Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Diploma. These four additional online modules give Stonebridge students a deeper understanding of the profession and set them a step above the rest when it comes to employment. Once you have successfully completed your study period and earnt the NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools, you will receive a qualification listed on the RQF (Regulated Qualifications Framework).

50-Hour Placement

In order to successfully complete this qualification, every student must undergo at least 50 hours of work experience. This placement can be either paid or voluntary, so long as it provides the necessary evidence that the student needs to pass the course. The only detail we insist on is that the placement takes place in a school. The school can be a primary, junior or secondary school which admits students between the ages of four and 15. We accept experience from mainstream schools, academies, independent institutions and specialist settings; however the following educational organisations will not be accepted:

  • After school clubs
  • Colleges
  • Distance learning colleges
  • Nurseries
  • Pre-schools
  • Universities
  • Sunday schools

What Can I Do After Taking This Course?

  • After finishing this Level 3 course, you will be able to find your first job as a teaching support assistant. This qualification will prepare you for work in a nursery, infant or junior school, an SEN school, a secondary school or even an independent school or academy. As a qualified teaching assistant you could earn a salary between £17,000 and £23,000 per year.
  • If you were already working as a teaching assistant before the course, this qualification could make you eligible for a promotion. Once you become a senior teaching assistant, you will be given more responsibility and receive a pay rise.
  • Alternatively, this qualification could provide the entry requirements you need to enrol on a foundation degree course. If you successfully pass a foundation course, you could go on to achieve a university degree and become a lead teacher.

*Source:www.nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/job-profiles/teaching-assistant Dec 2017

NCFE CACHE Level 3 Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools Diploma (RQF)

On successful completion of our NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools (RQF) course you will receive a qualification listed on the RQF at level 3 (Qualification Reference Number: 501/0476/7). This course has also been assigned 44 credits.

Unit 1: Schools as organisations

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Know the structure of education from early years to post-compulsory education
  • Understand how schools are organised in terms of roles and responsibilities
  • Understand school ethos, mission, aims and values
  • Know about the legislation affecting schools
  • Understand the purpose of school policies and procedures
  • Understand the wider context in which schools operate

Unit 2: Understand Child and Young Person Development

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand the expected pattern of development for children and young people from birth - 19 years
  • Understand the factors that influence children and young people’s development and how these affect practice
  • Understand how to monitor children and young people’s development and interventions that should take place if this is not following the expected pattern
  • Understand the importance of early intervention to support the speech, language and communication needs of children and young people
  • Understand the potential effects of transitions on children and young people’s development

Unit 3: Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand the principles of developing positive relationships with children, young people and adults
  • Understand how to communicate with children, young people and adults
  • Understand legislation, policies and procedures for confidentiality and sharing information, including data protection

Unit 4: Understand How to Safeguard the Wellbeing of Children and Young People

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand the main legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding children and young people
  • Understand the importance of working in partnership with other organisations to safeguard children and young people
  • Understand the importance of ensuring children and young people’s safety and protection in the work setting
  • Understand how to respond to evidence or concerns that a child or young person has been abused or harmed
  • Understand how to respond to evidence or concerns that a child or young person has been bullied
  • Understand how to work with children and young people to support their safety and wellbeing
  • Understand the importance of e-safety for children and young people

Unit 5: Engage in personal development in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand what is required for competence in own work role
  • Be able to reflect on practice
  • Be able to evaluate own performance
  • Be able to agree a personal development plan
  • Be able to use learning opportunities and reflective practice to contribute to personal development

Unit 6: Support Children and Young People's Health and Safety

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand how to plan and provide environments and services that support children and young people’s health and safety
  • Be able to recognise and manage risks to health, safety and security in a work setting or off site visits
  • Understand how to support children and young people to assess and manage risk for themselves
  • Understand appropriate responses to accidents, incidents emergencies and illness in work settings and off site visits

Unit 7: Promote equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Be able to promote equality and diversity in work with children and young people
  • Understand the impact of prejudice and discrimination on children and young people
  • Be able to support inclusion and inclusive practices in work with children and young people

Unit 8: Support learning activities

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Be able to contribute to planning learning activities
  • Be able to prepare for learning activities
  • Be able to support learning activities
  • Be able to observe and report on learner participation and progress
  • Be able to contribute to the evaluation of learning activities
  • Be able to evaluate own practice in relation to supporting literacy, numeracy and ICT

Unit 9: Promote children and young people’s positive behaviour

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand policies and procedures for promoting children and young people’s positive behaviour
  • Be able to promote positive behaviour
  • Be able to manage inappropriate behaviour
  • Be able to respond to challenging behaviour
  • Be able to contribute to reviews of behaviour and behaviour policies

Unit 10: Support assessment for learning

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand the purpose and characteristics of assessment for learning
  • Be able to use assessment strategies to promote learning
  • Be able to support learners in reviewing their learning strategies and achievements
  • Be able to contribute to reviewing assessment for learning

Unit 11: Develop professional relationships with children, young people and adults

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Be able to develop professional relationships with children and young people
  • Be able to communicate with children and young people
  • Be able to develop professional relationships with adults
  • Be able to support children and young people in developing relationships
  • Be able to comply with policies and procedures for confidentiality, sharing information and data protection

Unit 12: Plan and deliver learning activities under the direction of a teacher

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Be able to plan learning activities under the direction of the teacher.
  • Be able to deliver learning activities.
  • Be able to monitor and assess learning outcomes.

Unit 13: Support literacy development

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand current national and organisational policies and practices for literacy development.
  • Be able to support learners in developing reading and writing skills.
  • Be able to support learners in developing speaking/talking and listening skills.

Unit 14: Support numeracy development

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand current national and organisational frameworks for mathematics.
  • Be able to support learners in developing numeracy skills.
  • Be able to support learners in using and applying mathematics.

Unit 15: Lead an extracurricular activity

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand the aims and requirements of the extracurricular activity.
  • Be able to prepare for leading an extracurricular activity.
  • Be able to prepare children and young people for an extracurricular activity.
  • Be able to lead an extracurricular activity.
  • Be able to review and improve extracurricular activities.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £96.00).

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