L3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning

The aim of the Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools (RQF) is to provide the learner with an in-depth understanding of working with children and young people in school environments and provide practical teaching skills.

Our expert trainers have professional experience within the education sector and will help you throughout your learning journey with 1-2-1 support.

Can I apply for this specialist teaching support course?

This qualification is suitable for those who work, or hold a placement, within the education and teaching sector. It provides learners with an opportunity to demonstrate their competence and knowledge in a range of job roles.

6 -12 months
Online and Work-Based Support
  • Pay nothing up front with a Government-backed Advanced Learner Loan (no credit checks)
  • Flexible interest free installments
  • Credit/Debit Card

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Introducing the L3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning
Supporting teaching and learning in schools Level 3 course details

Subjects covered include providing support to bilingual learners and learners with sensory and/or physical needs, invigilating tests and exams, providing literacy and numeracy support, and maintaining learner records.


Online learning will be completed through the MyLifetime online learning community, where you can access your workbooks and online resources. MyLifetime also provides instant access to expert tutors and allows you to interact with other learners. To support your journey, there are a range of materials available, including; videos, webinars, podcasts and other dynamic learning resources.

Online Support

Online support will be provided via our MyLifetime online learning community. Here you will have access to your assessment workbooks, can ask expert tutors questions and interact with other learners. There is also a range of engaging learning materials that have been designed to support your learning journey, with fresh content uploaded regularly.

Work-Based Support

You will have face-to-face visits from your trainer at key points throughout your course to keep you motivated and supported. Our formal and informal 1-2-1 sessions via phone or Skype will coach you to success.

Alongside this you will have access to friendly help and assistance through our learner helpline so you can get answers quickly if your tutor isn’t available.

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