Are you working or looking forward to work in roles that offer specialist support for pupils’ learning.?
This qualiﬁcation provides an in-depth understanding of the knowledge and skills required when working directly with children or young people in primary, secondary or special schools.
It covers all aspects of Specialist Support including planning, delivering, and reviewing assessment strategies to support learning alongside the teacher, bilingual and special needs support and personal development and reﬂective practice. It is also a must have for all those undertaking the Level 3 Supporting Teaching and Learning Apprenticeship.
You should be at least 16 years old. CACHE does not set any other entry requirements but colleges or training providers may have their own guidelines.
The Diploma requires 44 credits. It will be assessed by your tutor or assessor using a range of methods. This could include direct observation in the workplace, a portfolio of evidence, written assignments or a task set by CACHE.
In addition, you will need to be working, volunteering or on practical placement as you need to show competence in both knowledge and skills.
How long does it take to complete?
You can usually complete it in a year. You can then proceed to study for a Degree in a related discipline.