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Diploma in specialist support for teaching and learning


This course will qualify you to work as a teaching assistant or learning support.


This qualification has been developed to give learners the opportunity to:

  • Engage in learning that is relevant to them and which will provide opportunities to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in working life
  • Achieve a nationally recognised, Level 3 vocationally-related qualification
  • Progress to employment in a particular vocational sector
  • Progress to related general and/or vocational qualifications.

There are units such as:

  • Promote Children and Young People’s Positive Behaviour
  • Promote Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Work With Children and Young People
  • Support Learning Activities
  • Understand Child and Young Person Development

Newton Rigg College,
CA11 0AH
01768 893400