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Study mode Part Time Day
Level 3
Duration 36 weeks
Subject Teacher Training
Suitable for Adult (19+)
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The NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning is an engaging introduction to life and work in the education sector. Students develop knowledge and understanding by applying their learning and skills in a work-related context.

Course content

The course integrates a broad range of modules related to working in a school or college environment.

The modules explored during your course include understanding how to safeguard children and young people, developing professional relationships, supporting positive behaviour and supporting children and young people during learning activities.

This qualification requires collating a portfolio of evidence. All assessments are internally and externally verified through a range of assessment methods. Examples of assessments methods used on this programme include observations, presentations, reports and essays.

Flexibility is provided for any learner with SEN; support is available from the SEN team. The maintenance of high standards is our priority, in order to make the lessons interesting and stimulating for all learners.

Work experience

As part of the programme, you will conduct on going work placements in a school or college environment. This will allow you to apply your theoretical knowledge into a practical work setting.

Entry requirements

A minimum at 5 GCSEs at grade 9-4 including English and Maths and/or equivalent.


Progress into employment working as a Teaching Assistant, Mentor or Education Support Worker.

Fees and funding

The course fee for adults (19+) is £2225 plus £105 exam fee.

If you are aged 19+, how much you pay for your course and any additional costs will depend on a number of factors. Learn more about course fees and finances.

We have a range of financial support options available to help you while you’re studying. Find out what support you may be eligible for.

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Course code SC005354
Start date 05 Sep 2022
Location East Ham Campus
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Course code SC005354
Start date 05 Sep 2022
Location East Ham Campus
Apply now