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Supporting Teaching & Learning in School City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate

Why study this course?

This qualification will provide you with an understanding of the knowledge needed when working directly with children and young people in a school or college environment. It will enable you to gain an understanding of elements including childrens and young people development, safeguarding their welfare and communication and professional relationships.

What will I study?

In this course you will study:

- Schools and Colleges as organisations
- Support health & safety in a learning environment
- Understand how to safeguard children and young people
- Develop professional relationships with children and young people
- Understand how children and young people develop
- support positive behaviour in children and young people
- Support children and young people doing learning activities
- Support English and Maths skills
- Support the use of ICT in the learning environment
- Support assessment for learning
- Engage in personal and professional development

What will I be able to do after I complete this course?

After complete this course you could go on to study the FdA in Education Practice or FdA in Early Years Study or be employed as a higher level teaching assistant and/or support worker

How will I be assessed?

your work will be assessed through written assignments, professional discussions, case stduies and questioning and observations.

Is there anything else I need to know when considering this course?

You must have a placement of at least 16 hours per week in a primary, junior or secondary school setting.

** Please note that the start date, location and course timing has been updated since the publication of the Part Time course guide 2016/17. Please refer to the website information for the correct details for this course. **

Are there any discounted fees available?


If you are taking a course costing more than £100 we can arrange for you to pay your fees in up to 7 monthly instalments, depending on the length of your course. An admin fee of £20 is charged for this service. Full terms and conditions will be supplied when you enrol.

If you are aged 19 or over and thinking of studying a Level 3, 4 or 5 courses, you may be entitled to an Advanced Learning Loan to help pay your tuition costs. These loans are not means-tested and are offered regardless of your current employment status. They cover the cost of your course and you dont have to repay the loan until you are earning over £21,000 per year.

Please see the fees and funding section for more details.

For more advice on course fees and funding, please contact our Customer Services Team on 01536 413123.