IMAGE Early Years, Childcare & Education - Teacher.jpg

Level 3 NCFE Diploma

Support for Teaching & Learning


15 months


Level 3

Career Sector

Early Years, Childcare & Education

Available At


Start Date


Days & Times

Wednesday, 6-8pm


£1,800† (Eligible for Advanced Learner Loan)

Course overview

The Level 3 NCFE Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching & Learning in Schools is for anyone wanting to work in a school or college environment, supporting students and class teachers.

Entry requirements

You will need a 75% or above pass rate in Level 1 English and Maths - this will be assessed at your interview.

You must also be working in a school or college at least 16 hours per week, this could be on a voluntary basis.

What will I study?

You will learn how to prepare resources, complete observations and plan for activities.It will allow you to become a qualified Teaching Assistant in 15 months.

It can include working with children/young people with specific needs or intervention groups.

†If you have not completed a Level 3 course already, you may be eligible to study for FREE! Subject to funding, call 01268 882 618 for more information. Alternatively, you could be eligible to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to fund the cost of your course.

What could I do next?

You could progress on to a Teaching degree and university, or continue in your employment. You could become a Cover Supervisor if you have completed the optional unit as part of the course.


Schools as Organisations

Contact Us