Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching & Learning

Key Facts
  • Starts September 2022
  • Course Type Part Time
  • Duration 34 Weeks
  • You Need 2 Requirements needed View


This programme iis for people who are working or wish to work as teaching assistants at Key Stages 1-4. They will work with individual pupils, small and large groups. The course recognises the essential support work that is carried out in schools in helping children achieve their potential.

What will I learn

You will learn about: national frameworks and local policies and strategies and their effect on the teaching assistant’s role, the importance of monitoring and recording children’s learning, how to develop and promote positive behaviour and the importance of reflective practice. You will look at safeguarding, health and safety and risk assessment.

How will I learn

Learners will have a variety of taught sessions, workshops and placement opportunities for learning To gain the qualification learners will need to achieve at least a PASS grade in each of the academic units and will complete at least 180 hours in a placement either on a paid or voluntary basis working with children aged 5 years +.

What's next

• Extended diploma after completion of STL level 3 • Entry onto a relevant Foundation Degree qualification

Additional Information

Please apply online at www.stockton.ac.uk/apply-online. All applicants must attend an interview with the course tutor. Suitable candidates will be offered a place onto the programme and more information will be sent regarding enrolment closer to the start dates

High pass rates
Experienced tutors
Excellent progression opportunities
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