NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools
- Education and Training, Supporting Teaching and Learning
- Level 3
- Minimum entry age
- Credit Value
Important: This qualification has been extended until 31 July 2020 or until such time that the Apprenticeship Frameworks for Supporting Teaching and Learning are withdrawn.
What does the qualification cover?
This qualification provides an in-depth understanding of the knowledge and skills required when working directly with children or young people in primary, secondary or special schools.
It covers all aspects of Specialist Support including planning, delivering and reviewing assessment strategies to support learning alongside the teacher, bilingual and special needs support and personal development and reflective practice. It is also a must-have for all those undertaking the Level 3 Supporting Teaching and Learning Apprenticeship.
Who is it suitable for?
Anyone working in roles that offer specialist support for pupils’ learning.
What are the entry requirements?
You should be at least 16 years old. We do not set any other entry requirements but colleges or training providers may have their own guidelines.
This qualification has the following UCAS Points - P - 24
How many credits are required to complete it?
The Diploma requires 44 credits.
How is it assessed?
It will be assessed by your tutor or assessor using a range of methods. This could include direct observation in the workplace, a portfolio of evidence, written assignments or a task.
Do you need to be working to take the qualification?
Yes, you will need to be working, volunteering or on practical placement as you need to show competence in both knowledge and skills.
How long does it take to complete?
You can usually complete it in a year.
What related qualifications can you progress to?
A Foundation Degree in a related discipline.
Funding for our qualifications
Find out more about funding for this and other qualifications on the funding page.
Which type of job roles can you apply for on completion?
• Senior Special Needs Assistant or similar roles.
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