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Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

Are you interested in online staff training? Provide your teaching support staff with the key information needed to effectively support teachers and pupils throughout an educational institution. This includes understanding the development of children and young people and how to promote positive behaviour, support learning activities and ensure the well-being and safety of students.

This knowledge-based course will provide your employees with a recognised qualification, enhance their skill set and knowledge to perform effectively in their role.

When your employees have successfully completed this Award qualification, they can progress onto the full Certificate at a reduced cost, having already achieved the four units which make up this course.


Initial deposit: £32.50

Monthly payments: £58.50

Payment duration: 5 months

*Based on a minimum 10% initial deposit. Payment plan can be customised at checkout.

(Invoice option available)


No hidden costs – certificates, resources, support and more included

Employees can learn from their own home, in their own time

One to one Tutor support available via phone or email

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Unit 1: Understand child and young person development

This unit will provide your staff with an understanding of the expected pattern of development for children and young people from birth to 19 years of age, the factors that influence children and young people’s development and how these affect practice.

Unit 2: Understand how to safeguard the well-being of children and young people

This unit will provide your employees with an understanding in the following areas: legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for the safeguarding of children and young people, as well as the importance of working in partnership with other organisations to safeguard children and young people. This unit will further provide your staff with an understanding of the importance of ensuring children and young people’s safety and protection in the work setting, how to respond to evidence or concerns that a child or young person has been abused, harmed or bullied, how to work with children and young people to support their safety and well-being and the importance of e-safety for children and young people.

Unit 3: Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults

This unit will provide your staff with the ability to develop professional relationships with children and young people, communicate with children and young people, develop professional relationships with adults, support children and young people in developing relationships and comply with policies and procedures for confidentiality, sharing information and data protection.

Unit 4: Schools as organisations

This unit will provide your employees with an understanding of how schools are organised in terms of roles and responsibilities, school ethos, mission, aims and values, the purpose of school policies and procedures and the wider context in which schools operate. This unit will also provide your staff with knowledge on the structure of education from early years to post-compulsory education and the legislation affecting schools.

The benefits of completing this course include:

  • Employees will achieve a nationally recognised level 3 qualification
  • Employees can learn from their own home, in their own time
  • Employees get access to award-winning learning and assessment materials
  • Employees will receive subject specialist support from a Tutor and access to a Learner Support Advisor for everyday queries
  • Work saves automatically to ensure it's never lost

Once your employees have completed this online staff training, they could progress on to the following:

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£325 Initial payment of £33, 5 monthly payments of £58.40

Invoice option available

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