Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools


Level 3


Within every educational institution, a large part of the workforce is made up of staff who support the teaching and learning of students. The presence and specific expertise of support staff is highly valued by teachers and students alike, both enhancing the learning experience for pupils and reinforcing the work of educators.

This qualification focuses on providing learners with the key information needed to effectively support teaching staff throughout an educational institution, not just in the classroom including understanding the development of children and young people, how to promote positive behaviour, supporting learning activities and ensuring the well being and safety of students.

Who is this course suitable for?

This course is suitable for anyone currently working, within the education sector, in order to increase their understanding of ways in which they can provide effective and valuable support to educators and students alike.

Course Content

Unit 1:

Understand child and young person development

Unit 2:

Understand how to safeguard the well being of children and young people

Unit 3:

Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults

Unit 4:

Schools as organisations


  • Gain a nationally recognised qualification
  • Improve your skills to help create a long standing career pathway in your chosen industry
  • Courses are delivered as distance learning, allowing learners to choose when and where to study
  • Personal tutors are assigned to ensure learners have the support needed to succeed. Supporting
Course Length 26-39 weeks average course length
Awarding Body TQUK E-Certificates upon achievement
Learning Method(s) Online learning materials with online assessment

Course Price

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