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Supporting Teaching And Learning In Schools Certificate Level 3 - Daytime & Evenings
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|Supporting Teaching & Learning Diploma Level 3||21/09/2021||24/11/2022||Stephenson Campus||
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16-18 Students (Age at 31st August)
19-23 Students (Age at 31st August)
- Students studying their first level 2 course (Some level 2 courses are not included, so please check with Student Services)
- Students studying their first level 3 course (Some level 3 courses are not included, so please check with Student Services)
- Unemployed, looking for work and on an acceptable benefit studying a level 1 or 2 course (see list of benefits below)
24+ Students (Age at 31st August)
- Unemployed, looking for work and on an acceptable benefit studying a level 1 course (see list of benefits below)
- Unemployed, looking for work and on an acceptable benefit studying a level 2 course (see list of benefits below)
- Apprenticeships are free of charge for the learner (you are actually paid a salary!)
- There is no upper age restriction to enrol onto an Apprenticeship programme, so long as you are 16+ years old.
- Working hours are usually between 30-40 hours per week which includes your release to College.
- There may be a fee for the employer willing to support you, but this depends on a few factors.
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List of benefits
- Jobseeker's Allowance
- ESA (WRAG) (Work Related Activity Group)
- Universal Credit (Must be unemployed and required to undertake skills training)
- Wider Benefits – see list below
Wider benefits that are acceptable
In all cases the learner must:
- Be unemployed (i.e. not in any paid employment)
- Want to enter employment but need skills training to do so
- Sign the waiver agreement confirming the above
- Show current proof of the benefit
Child Tax Credit
Child's Special Allowance
Council Tax Benefit, administered by local authorities
Disability Living Allowance [Being replaced by Personal Independent Payments] (If paid to learner)
Graduated retirement benefit
Housing Benefit, administered by local authorities
Pensions payable under the Industrial Death Benefit scheme
Reduced Earnings Allowance, see industrial disablement benefit above
Retirement Allowance, see industrial disablement benefit above
War Widow's pension
Widowed Parent's Allowance
Working Tax Credit. (If paid to spouse, not the learner)
Reference: Funding Rules Version 2020-21
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More information about this Course
This programme of study is designed for adults who are working in a school assisting teaching staff for a minimum of 10 hours per week. To gain the qualification, learners will need to achieve 32 credits at Level 3 or above.
What Qualifications Or Experience Do I Need?
Candidates are expected to have sufficient literacy and numeracy skills to undertake the award. It is therefore recommended that candidates for this award should: 1) Have sufficient general education to undertake a Level 3 qualification; 2) Be working in a school in a paid, voluntary or placement capacity with 5-16 year olds; 3) Have significant work experience in a school setting; 4) Dependent upon funding, be able to attend up to 8 hours per week for classroom/workshop sessions. To be discussed individually at induction/advice prior to starting.
How Long Is The Course?
What Will I Learn?
There are 11 mandatory units which total 32 credits: Understand Child and Young Person Development, Understand How to Safeguard the Wellbeing of Children and Young People, Communication and Professional Relationships with Children and Young People, Schools as Organisations, Support Learning Activities, Promote Children and Young People's Positive Behaviour, Develop Professional Relationships with Children, Young People and Adults, Promote Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Work with Children and Young People, Support Assessment for Learning, Engage in Personal Development in Health, Social Care or Children's and Young People's Settings, Support Children and Young People's Health and Safety.
How Will I Learn?
The underpinning knowledge is delivered through weekly classroom/workshop sessions using a range of assessment methods. Candidates are encouraged to develop their skills and knowledge which will allow them to work independently where possible. Practical activities will play a central role within the course. Time spent in placement is vital to the learning approach, where candidates learn from experience.
How Will I Be Assessed?
Assessment enables the learner's workplace practice to provide evidence for individual units as well as the whole qualification. Methods of assessment could include: inference of knowledge from direct observation of practice, witness evidence, professional discussion/questions, reflective accounts, written assignments, work products, tasks set by Cache. The qualification is competence-based and quality-assured at the centre. All the core units must be fully achieved in order to obtain the full Level 3 Certificate.
Where Could This Course Lead To?
Progression could lead to a Foundation Degree HITA or the Level 3 Diploma in SSTL.
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