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Teaching Assistant – Level 3 Remote Diploma

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About the course

This Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools, is designed to build on existing experience working in a school environment and will support progression to more specialised roles in a school.   

To find out more details or to book one of these learning pathways, email the employability team: or call 01952 642554

(Mon-Thur 8.30am-5pm, Fri 8.30am to 4.30pm), offices closed 23 December 2023 to 1 January 2024.

Places are limited, bookings will be taken on a first come first served basis.

Topics and units

Alongside your practical experience, you will study the following areas:

  • Supporting learning
  • English as an additional language
  • Special educational needs
  • Providing pastoral support
  • Supporting the wider work of the school
  • Working with colleagues

Entry requirements

  • Suitable for those with experience in the sector aged 19+
  • Someone with excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Level 4 or above in GCSE English

Additional information

What are the benefits to a remote diploma?

  • Remote access to resources, tools and recorded content
  • Self-study at a time to suit you
  • Time to reflect on practice
  • Time to reflect on experiences in your area of work
  • Weekly support and guidance from an assessor
  • Assignments completed and uploaded online
  • Employer and employee lead


Distance learning


1 year

Start date

Training programmes start in January 2024




We understand that there are many barriers when you look at coming to college. Find out more information about the support we offer.

Talk to us

If you need some more information you can contact our course information, advice and guidance team using our online form.

Upcoming events

Open event
19 June 2024
5.00pm — 7.30pm
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Taster Event – Step into Health and Social Care for Care Leavers
24 June 2024
10.00am — 12.00pm
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Taster Event – HND Healthcare Professions’ Support
25 June 2024
6.00pm — 8.00pm
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