Level Three Diploma Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools

A range of teaching methods including tutorial workshops.


What will I study?

  • The roles and responsibilities of learning support assistants
  • Institutional policies
  • Exploring a range of different learning needs
  • Planning support
  • Working with other people
  • Providing support
  • Using and adapting resources
  • Promoting positive behaviour
  • Reviewing and assessing learners' progress
  • Evaluating support programmes and own practice

How will I be assessed?

Students will receive one-to-one support to build up a portfolio of work and will be observed and assessed in the workplace.

Entry requirements



What next?

  • Further education
  • Employment

Additional information

For start dates and fees for part-time courses, download or request a part-time course guide.


For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.

Higher Education Apprenticeship Guide 2019 Full-time Course Guide 2020 Part-Time Autumn Course Guide