Level 3 Diploma in Specialist STLS
Who is it suitable for?
Anyone working in roles that offer specialist support for pupils’ learning.
What are the entry requirements?
You should be at least 16 years old. We do not set any other entry requirements.
How many credits are required to complete it?
The Diploma requires 44 credits.
How is it assessed?
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.
Do you need to be working to take the qualification?
Yes, 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.
What related qualifications can you progress to?
A Foundation Degree in a related discipline.
• Senior Special Needs Assistant or similar roles