RQF Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for teaching and learning in Schools

RQF Level 3 Diploma in Specialist STLS

Course overview 

This  qualification also known as SSTLS 

is aimed at those who are working, or who are looking to work within the education and teaching sector (schools in particular). 

You will develop advanced supporting skills, that includes knowing how to support bilingual children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities.

It is an RQF 44 credits course which can be completed between 4 to 6 months.

SSLTS Knowledge is gained around areas such as children and young person development, safeguarding, promoting positive behaviour, health and safety  e.t.c

All fees paid for the qualification includes e-portfolio allocation, Tutor support, research and support materials, Certificate issue, Learner support if raised and identified, when on instalment plan there is no interest rate charged, upon signing up for the qualification agreed break in learning and qualification can be issued upon request as soon as possibly noticed.

Regarding payment instalment plans see the options available below.

Course structure 

Entry requirement: for SSTLS

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification however Learners must be at least 19 years or over to be registered into the course.

The SSTLS qualification is suitable for those who work, or who are looking to work in a school environment.

Method of Assessment: This is a knowledge and competence-based RQF Level 3 SSTLS qualification, learner’s ability to competently perform a range of tasks connected with their work is mandatory in order to complete the qualification.

E-portfolio is assessed by specialist tutor which will need to be witnessed by a competent person in the workplace, learner must be employed in a school or arrange and complete a work experience placement.

Support facility available:
24/7 online access available upon registration, including planned Tutor support.
Online e-learning platform is used to support learner while on the programme.

Career Progression:
  • Teaching Assistant
  • Primary Schools
  • Secondary Schools
  • Specialist Schools and Colleges
  • Learning Support Assistant
  • Special Needs Assistant

Mandatory units

  • Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults
  • Schools as organisations
  • Support learning activities
  • Promote children and young people’s positive behaviour
  • Develop professional relationships with children, young people and adults
  • Promote equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people
  • Support assessment for learning
  • Engage in personal development in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings
  • Support children and young people’s health and safety
  • Understand child and young person development
  • Understand how to safeguard the wellbeing of children and young people

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