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Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Level 3 Certificate at Waltham Forest College

Course description

People who work in a primary or secondary school as a teaching or learning support assistant and who are seeking professional accreditation for their specialist skills.

Course content

Professional relationships
Child development

Entry requirements

BTEC Level 2 qualification or demonstrate highly competent written and spoken communication skills. You will preferably be employed in a primary or secondary school as a teaching assistant or learning support assistant.
Interview and assessment.


Professional relationships
Child development
Learning activities
Child development
Personal development
Equality, diversity and inclusion
Positive behaviour
Assessment for learning
Health and safety

Future opportunities

A Higher Education qualification or full teaching degree

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Waltham Forest College directly.

Last updated date: 25 July 2017
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    • Train:

      Trains run to Walthamstow Central from Liverpool Street station (a bus can then be taken to the College, see below). Wood Street station is approximately a 10-minute walk from the College.


      The Victoria Line ends at Walthamstow Central, which is approximately a 15-minute walk to the College. Alternatively, you can get a bus, see below.


      From Walthamstow Central:Bus 275 stops outside the College, 212 stops across the road from the College (Shernhall Street). Buses 97, 357, 34 or 215 stop at the 'Bell Corner' (junction of Hoe Street and Forest Road). From here, the College is approximately five-minute walk.

      From Blackhorse Road Tube Station: Bus 123 also stops outside the College on route between Tottenham and Ilford