The Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Award is an introduction to the knowledge required for support staff roles that directly support teaching and learning. The Award supports pre-service, transition or early career learning for teaching assistants and other learning support roles in schools.
The Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools is a 12-credit and 80 guided learning hour (GLH) qualification that consists of 4 mandatory units that provide for a combined total of 12 credits, TQT 120.
The Pearson Edexcel Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools is a knowledge-based qualification which supports transition, pre-service or early career learning for all support staff roles in schools. The Award is made up of four mandatory units covering the essential knowledge required to work with children and young people and the school context. The Level 3 Award provides the essential knowledge needed to work with children and young people in a school context. The Award might be particularly suitable for:
those looking for an introductory qualification as a preparation for working in schools
those who already hold a Level 3 qualification, or above, in their specialist area for example administration or catering, but are looking to move into a similar role in a school
recently appointed support staff who are new to working in schools.