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Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning

Course Title:

Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning

Course Number:

LXMR M10137

Venue:

Rycote Centre

Learning Area:

Education training

Level:

Level 3

Tutor(s):

Julia Gaskell, Liz Runcorn

Start Date:

16 September 2019

End Date:

07 December 2020

Session Time(s):

Monday between 17:30 and 20:30

Total Sessions:

50

Total Hours:

150

Class Size:

Between 8 and 15 learners.

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NOTE: This course has already started.

Course Information

What will I be learning?

The Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning provides learners with an in-depth understanding of the knowledge and skills needed when working directly with children and young people in school and college environments.

The course is made up of classroom taught knowledge and assessments of competence in childcare settings. You will be set weekly tasks to complete throughout the course to build up a portfolio of knowledge evidence. In addition you will be assigned an assessor who will visit you in your placement to carry out observations of skills in the workplace.

On this course you will cover the following units:

•               Schools and colleges as organisations

•               Support health and safety in a learning environment

•               Understand how to safeguard children and young people

•               Develop professional relationships with children, young people and adults

•               Understand how children and young people develop

•               Support positive behaviour in children and young people

•               Support children and young people during 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

•               Support children and young people’s speech, language and communication.

•               Understand how to support bilingual learners

•               Understand how to support the learning of children and young people with special educational needs and                    disabilities

•               Support children and young people during transitions

•               Support the role of play, leisure and extra-curricular activities for children and young people

Learners enrolling on the diploma course will need to be working or volunteering in a school or college as an important part of the assessment process involves evaluating skills in real working situation. CACHE recommend that this placement should be a minimum of 200 hours during the course; however, we would advise learners to aim to secure approximately 350 hours in order to gain the skills and experience they will need.

Does the course lead to a qualification? 

Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning

Who is the course for?

This course is for anyone who works or wants to work in a school or college setting with children 7+ years of age, including children and young people who have English as a second language or SEND.

Learners must already have a GCSE English qualification (or equivalent) or be assessed as able to work at this level. Learners who do not already have this qualification will be assessed for English prior to enrolment on the course.

Anyone wishing to enrol on this course will need to attend an initial assessment session prior to the course starting to ensure that this is an appropriate course for them and that they understand the course requirements.

Learners will use an e-portfolio. Full instruction on how to use this will be given by the tutor but learners will need to have basic computer skills.

All learners will need to have a DBS check before they can start their voluntary placement

What do I need to bring?

You will need to bring a pen and folder and copies of your qualifications and DBS Check.

Are there any additional costs?

How will I know how I am progressing during the course?

Learners will keep a reflective diary recording their progress.

You will receive regular individual feedback from your tutor.

Can I have help in the class?

Learner Support

If you need support to learn, for example, a communicator, large print, personal care, specific equipment, or extra time, let us know.  We will work with you to identify what you need and how we can best support you.

Learner Support Fund

If you are struggling to pay your exam or course fees or have a disability and need help to pay for transport to the course, we may be able to help you.   Ask the centre staff or your tutor for more information and an application form.  We have a small fund available to help learners who are experiencing genuine hardship. You are advised to apply as soon as you can.

How is this course supported by DerbyLearn?

DerbyLearn is a learning platform that supports and complements most classes.  To find out more, please go to www.derbylearn.net and sign up, it's free and well worth a look!

Progression within DALS and with local providers

We have lots of courses planned to ensure you have a variety of progression routes.  If you are interested in another course, please ask for more information or telephone our helpline on Derby (01332) 717900 or enquiries@derby.gov.uk

On completion of this course, you could progress to:

  • Teaching qualifications

Health and Wellbeing

The slogan you see on our brochures and leaflets is:

meet enjoy learn achieve

This is because we believe that taking part in adult and community learning can open the door to new friendships, give you something enjoyable and worthwhile to do with your time, enable you to learn something new and give you a sense of achievement. That's got to make you feel good!

Volunteering opportunities

We have a number of rewarding volunteering opportunities both within DALS and with other organisations.  These can offer you a number of benefits, including the ability to enhance your employment prospects, and the ability to learn whilst supporting others.  If you are interested in finding out more about volunteering opportunities, please contact the Helpline on 01332 717900 or email enquiries@derby.gov.uk   You can also find information on volunteering opportunities on our noticeboards and website.

Venue Information

Rycote Centre

Address:

Parker Street, Derby, DE1 3HF

Parking:

Limited Car Parking

Disability Support:

Disabled Access to all floors/building
Disabled Toilets
Disabled Parking available
Loop System

Refreshments:

Cafe
Staff and learners will need to bring in their own supplies. The Rye cafe will do pre-booked take out only.

Crèche:

Crèche Unavailable

Directions:

From the city centre head towards Kedleston Road along King Street and Garden Street. At the 'Five Lamps' traffic lights on Garden Street you will see a sign for the Rycote Centre, turn left down Parker Street then turn right and the Centre is on the right hand side, parking is on the street and the main entrance is through the Social Service's car park. The Centre can also be accessed from Kedleston Road - opposite the Polish Club - but there is no parking at this entrance other than on Kedleston Road 01332 956370 or 01332 956565

Bus Routes:

Allestree Bus, Trent Barton, and No. 6, Notts and Derby University bus during University term time.

Enrolment Information

In Person

If you would like more information about this course or wish to enrol, please contact via:

Enrolment Centre:

Rycote Centre

Opening Times:

Mon - Fri 9 - 5 pm with late evening sessions on Mondays until 8.30 pm. All visitors to call ahead and pre-book a time slot

Address:

Parker Street, Derby, DE1 3HF   Find Us

Telephone No:

01332 956370

Email:

DALSenquiries@derby.gov.uk

By Email

Send your enrolment enquiry to DALSenquiries@derby.gov.uk.

More Information

For more information about this course, please contact us on 01332 956565.

Fees

Category A Fee:

£2225.00

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Note: Please bring evidence of eligibility for fee reduction to the first class.

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