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Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools CACHE Level 3 Certificate

This qualification provides learners with an understanding of the knowledge needed when working directly with children and young people in a school or college environment. It will enable learners to gain an understanding of elements including children and young people’s development, safeguarding their welfare, and communication and professional relationships.

Entry requirements

You must be at least 16 years old and have a placement in a school, Experience of working in a school for six months or have completed a Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning. As learners need to show competence in both skills and knowledge, they will need to be working or be on a practical placement during the programme of study.

Course content

During the course you will undertake 11 Mandatory Units:

  • Schools and Colleges as Organisations
  • Support Health and Safety in a learning environment
  • Understand how to Safeguard Children and Young People
  • Develop professional relationships with children, young people and adults
  • Understand how Children & Young People Develop
  • Support positive behaviour in children and young people
  • Support children and young people during learning activities
  • Support English and maths skills
  • Support the use of ICT in the learning environment
  • Support assessment for learning
  • Engage in personal and professional development

Assessment methods

All units will be internally assessed using a range of methods. You will have to access an e-portfolio, complete written assignments, activities, and undertake online learning. An assessor will also visit you in the placement to carry out observations. 

Qualifications

NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning 
Further study and career options

Course progression: The Level 3 Certificate enables progression to the Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning, or into the workforce.

Career progression: Preparation or continual professional development for employment within a school or college environment

Additional information

It is highly recommended that you purchase the qualification course book.

Funding information

If you are aged 19 or over you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. Alternatively, you can pay by instalments to help make the cost of this course more affordable. Find out more about your payment options and how your loan could be written off at www.bedford.ac.uk/loans

Course Information & How to Apply

To book onto this course please contact our Business Development team on 01234 291747 or email training@bedford.ac.uk

LengthStart DateFeesLocationCourse Code
12 months Flexible Ring our Sales team on 01234 291747Ring our Sales team on 01234 291747 Work-based Learning BBK1623

Additional Learning Support
If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.  Find out more.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support
At Bedford College, we are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.  Find out more.

Accessibility
We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 for more information.

Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
01234 291000 to order your copy.

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If you’re aged 19 or over on the start date of your chosen course, you can apply for a loan to cover the tuition fees for some Level 3+ qualifications. There’s also nothing to pay back until you’ve completed your course and you’re earning over £25,000 per year!

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