Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching & Learning in Schools Level 3 QCF

Description

This course is available to learners 16+ who are working within a school, particularly in the role of a Teaching Assistant, Classroom Assistant or Learning Support Assistant. It is a competence basedqualification which requires students to be employed in a school setting or to have placement. In particular it is for those members of the school workforce who directly support teaching & learning of pupils in an area that requires specialist knowledge and skills.

The qualification is designed for those learners already working or volunteering in a learning support role in a school environment who want to develop their knowledge and skills or confirm occupational competency. There is a requirement for assessment in a real work environment so learners must have a placement (either as a volunteer or as a member of staff) in a school environment. Learners must be at least 16 to take this qualification.

What you will learn

Unit 1: Understand Child and Young Person Development. (L/601/1693)

This unit provides knowledge and understanding of how children and young people from birth to 19 years develop, including underpinning theoretical perspectives. It also includes actions taken when differences in development are identified and the potential effects of transitions on children and young peoples development.

Unit 2: Understand How to Safeguard the Wellbeing of Children and Young People. (Y/601/1695)

This unit provides the knowledge and understanding required to support the safeguarding of children and young people. The unit contains material on e-safety.

Unit 3: Support Children and Young People's Health and Safety.(D/601/1696)

This unit provides the knowledge, understanding and skills required to support children and young people’s health and safety. It requires a demonstration of competence in recognising hazards and undertaking risk assessments in the work setting.

Unit 4: Engage in personal development in children & young people’s settings. (A/601/1429)

This unit is aimed at those who work in health or social care settings or with children or young people in a wide range of settings. The unit considers personal development and reflective practice, which are both fundamental to such roles.

Unit 5: Support learning activities. (F/601/4073)

This unit provides the knowledge, understanding and skills to support learning activities. It requires competence in supporting the planning, delivery, assessment and review cycle.

Unit 6: Promote children and young people’s positive behavior. (A/601/4069)

This unit provides the knowledge, understanding and skills required to promote children and young people’s positive behaviour. It requires demonstration of competence in promoting positive behaviour, managing inappropriate behaviour, dealing with challenging behaviour and contributing to reviews of behaviour and behaviour policies.

Unit 7: Develop professional relationships with children, young people and adults. (H/601/4065)

This unit covers the competence required to develop professional relationships with children, young people and adults.

Unit 8: Promote equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people. (M/601/4070)

This unit provides the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to promote equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people. It requires demonstration of competence in promoting equality and diversity and supporting inclusion.

Unit 9: Support assessment for learning. (A/601/4072)

This unit provides the knowledge, understanding and skills to support assessment for learning. It requires demonstration of competence in using assessment strategies to promote learning, supporting learners to review their learning strategies and achievements, and working with the teacher to review assessment for learning processes and outcomes.

Unit 10: Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults. (F/601/3327)

This unit provides the knowledge and understanding which underpins effective communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults.

Unit 11: Schools as organisations. (A/601/3326)

This unit aims to prepare the learner for working in a school. It covers knowledge and understanding of the structure of education, how schools are organised, school ethos, mission, aims and values, legislative and policy frameworks and the wider context in which schools operate.

Unit 12: Support children’s speech, language and communication. (T/600/9789)

This unit promotes the knowledge, understanding and skills to support the development of speech, language and communication of children in a school setting.

Unit 13: Support disabled children and young people and those with special educational needs (H/601/7726)

This unit provides the knowledge, understanding and skills to support children in school who have a disability or have a special educational need and require additional provision.

Unit 14: Support children and young people with behaviour, emotional and social development needs (Y/601/7707)

This unit provides the knowledge, understanding and skills to support Children and young people with behaviour, emotional and social development needs including those:

  • who experience emotional and behavioural difficulties
  • who are withdrawn or isolated or display school phobic reactions
  • who are disruptive and disturbing, hyperactive and lack concentration
  • with immature social skills or personality disorders
  • presenting challenging behaviours which may arise from other complex

Further information

Study House
Provider:
Study House
Duration:
250 Hours
Price:
£445
Course type:
Distance learning

Contact Information

Study House

Alexandra Business Park
Prescot Road
St Helens
WA10 3TP

Credentials