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Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools (Teaching Assistant) City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma at North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College

Course description

Having successfully completed your Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools this may be the progression course for you. You will continue to study and undertake practical experience within a school environment. This course can be used as a basis for further study at an advanced level.

Course content

During the course you will continue gain the knowledge and experience to provide support in schools. With a wide range of optional units available you will be able to specialise in areas of study relevant to the support you are providing in your work placement

Entry requirements

A place on the course is offered subject to a successful interview. You should have completed your Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools and have a good level of literacy and numeracy. You will also require a letter from you chosen school confirming their offer of a work placement throughout the course.


Throughout the year you will compile a portfolio of your knowledge and evidence from your placement setting, which will be assessed. A number of observations will be completed by a College assessor visiting you in your placement.

Financial information

You will need lever arch files, plastic wallets and subject dividers plus labels.

We offer a bursary that students can apply for help with costs that are associated with a course. This could be help with the cost of travel, books, materials, equipment, uniforms, childcare and examination and registration fees. To find out more about bursaries available at the College, please speak to Customer Services.

Future opportunities

Foundation Degree

Further information

You are expected to attend a placement in a classroom setting for at least 2 days a week and attend College on 1 day a week.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 04 October 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Course code: Y0195
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