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

Ref:
501/0476/7
Sector:
Education and Training, Supporting Teaching and Learning
Features:
UCAS, Nested Qualification

Level
Level 3
Minimum entry age
16
GLH
232
TQT
440
Credit Value
44

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.

What is a nested qualification?

This qualification is nested. Qualifications within a nested suite allow learners to be topped up to a qualification that is the same level and subject within the Award, Certificate, Diploma structure. This can be done by self-service through the Portal. Qualification nests and top-up pricing can be found in our fees list.

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.

UCAS Points

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.


Qualification Specification
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Purpose Statement
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Optional Units
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Key Facts
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Supporting Teaching and Learning - The Full Offer
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Qualification Specification (doc)
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Optional Units (doc)
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STL Units (Welsh) (doc)
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This document contains information about the units in this qualification in Welsh.

How2

Price (Inc VAT): Refer to External Link

By:
Train Visual
Type:
Partner Resource

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