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Supporting Teaching and Learning NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma

Teacher Ed Bedford


Supporting Teaching and Learning NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma

To provide 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. It covers all aspects of specialist support including planning, delivering, and reviewing assessment strategies to support learning alongside the teacher; bilingual support; special needs support; and personal development and reflective practice.


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Available Courses
Work based
Starts: 01/08/2021
Type: Part Time
Day(s): Flex
Length: 2 years
Fees: £1,987.00
Fee notes: The fee shown is the total cost for the course.
Tresham College Kettering Campus
Starts: 20/09/2021
Type: Part Time
Day(s): Thursday
Time(s): 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Length: 2 years
Fees: £1,987.00
Fee notes: The fee shown is the total cost for the course.

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Course information

Entry requirements

You must be at least 16 years old and be employed in a school. Experience of working in a school for twelve months.

Course content

During the course you will undertake 16 Mandatory 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 & 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 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
Assessment methods

All units will be internally assessed using a range of methods. You will have to access an e-portfolio, complete written assignments, activities, and undertake online learning. An assessor will also visit you in the placement to carry out observations.


You will gain:

  • NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning
Further study and career options

Course progression: Learners achieving the Level 3 Diploma can progress onto the Level 4 Certificate for the Advanced Practitioner in Schools and Colleges, foundation degree, or specialist roles within the workforce. This qualification has UCAS points as follows: Pass – 32

Career progression: Preparation or continual professional development for employment within a school or college environment

Additional information

It is highly recommended that you purchase the qualification course book.

Funding information

If you are aged 19 or over you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. Alternatively, you can pay by instalments to help make the cost of this course more affordable. Find out more about your payment options and how your loan could be written off at

Additional Learning Support

If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support

We are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.


We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.

Additional formats

Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 to order your copy.