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IQ Level 3 Award In Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (QCF)

 

Qualification Number 600/3779/9
Title IQ Level 3 Award In Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (QCF)
Category National
Sector Teaching & Education
Operational Start Date 07/11/2011
Operational End Date 31/10/2015
Total Units 4 Min Credit 12
Min Guided Learning Hours 80 Max Guided Learning Hours 80
Min Age From 18 Min Age To 100

Registration Fee : £35.50

This is the administrative fee that IQ charges centres to register a learner on this qualification, and NOT a training fee. All fees include registration, certification and postage (international delivery rates may apply).

Qualification Purpose

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About this Qualification

Important notice:Expiry date of this qualification is 31/10/15 after which date no candidates can be registered, certification end date is 31/01/2016.   Alternative qualification is The IQ Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (QCF) 600/6205/8.

The IQ Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (QCF) is suitable for those who are members of the school workforce who directly support the teaching and learning of pupils. However, as this qualification is entirely knowledge-based, it is also appropriate for those individuals who intend but do not yet work in a school environment directly support the teaching and learning of pupils. The purpose of the qualification is to provide the learner with the knowledge to support the teaching and learning of pupils in schools and includes: communication and professional relationships; schools as organisations; child and young person development and safeguarding the wellbeing of children and young people. The units contained within this qualification also feature in the larger IQ Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools; therefore, learners who have completed this Award level qualification can use the relevant credits achieved towards the Certificate.

Take this Qualification

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Structure

To achieve the IQ Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (QCF), the learner must complete the 4 mandatory units totalling 12 credits.

IQ Level 3 Award In Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (QCF)

Assessment

Assessment for this qualification is portfolio based. It must be in accordance with the relevant assessment strategies located at the end of this document in:

  • Appendix A (Training and Development Agency for Schools QCF Assessment Principles) and
  • Appendix B (Skills for Care and Development QCF Assessment Principles).

Specific assessment guidance for each unit is in the relevant unit’s “Assessment guidance and delivery” section.

A Qualification Achievement Record for this qualification which includes the forms necessary to map and claim competence is available to download from the IQ website.

Learner Entry Requirements

Learners must have attained GCSE Maths and English at Grade C or above or equivalent.

As this qualification is knowledge based there is no requirement that learners must work in an appropriate school environment. If learners progress to the certificate which contains competence based units it is a requirement that learners work for 15 hours (recommended)  per week in an appropriate school environment (an absolute minimum is 12 hours per week). This can include voluntary and unpaid work.

Tutor Requirements

All trainers/assessors and internal verifiers delivering this qualification must meet the requirements as per the assessment strategies relevant to each unit. Further guidance can be found in sections 3 and 4 of Appendix A (Training and Development Agency for Schools QCF Assessment Principles) and sections 3 and 4 of Appendix B (Skills for Care and Development QCF Assessment Principles).

Centre Requirements

 

 

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