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Formerly City College Brighton and Hove and Northbrook College

Teaching Assistant | City & Guilds Diploma Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools | Level 3

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Course Type: Adult qualifications and professional Campus: West Durrington Campus Entry requirements: Level 2 qualifications in Literacy and Maths are recommended. Qualification: Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support Awarding Body: C&G

Why this course?

This course is for experienced teaching assistants working within primary, secondary, mainstream or special schools with specific responsibility for intervention strategies.

This is a qualification intended to provide the underpinning knowledge, skills and understanding in relation to supporting teaching and learning in schools, either in mainstream or Special Educational Needs.

The course content is both knowledge and competence–based to reflect the role of those directly supporting pupils’ learning.

Start dates

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Code Start Campus Times Duration Fees ?
FE0241-1C 18 Sep 2019 West Durrington Wednesdays 5pm-8pm 1 year £1,600.00 Apply
FE0177-1C 20 Sep 2019 West Durrington Fridays 9.30am-12.30pm 1 year £1,600.00 Apply

Discounts may be available depending on your circumstances, please see our finance information.

Entry requirements

Level 3 candidates should have at least one year’s experience working as a teaching assistant. Prior completion of the Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools is recommended but not mandatory.

  • You must be 18+
  • You will need to arrange a work placement within a school for a minimum of six hours per week during the course
  • Completion of the Level 2 Certificate preferable
  • Interview required
Entry requirements

Why the MET?

Greater Brighton Metropolitan College (MET) was created from the merger of City College Brighton and Northbrook College. It draws on 150 years of heritage, history and experience. We operate across five campuses in Brighton, Shoreham and Worthing and teach around 7,500 adult learners.

Our experienced teaching staff are passionate about their areas of expertise and are committed to helping you attain your learning goals and meet your personal aims. Whatever your chosen subject, we have the facilities to ensure you get the most out of your learning experience.

Why the MET?

What will I learn?

  • Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults,
  • Schools as organisations
  • Support learning activities
  • Promote children and young peoples’ 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
  • Support children and young peoples’ health and safety
  • Understand child and young persons’ development
  • Understand how to safeguard the wellbeing of children and young people

How is the course delivered?

The course is delivered in weekly three-hour sessions on either Wednesday evenings or Friday mornings for 30 weeks. The course starts in mid September.

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