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Courses for careers in education


Find out about our qualifications and training for teaching assistants and support staff.

Level 2 and level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

This qualification is for those members of the school workforce who directly support the teaching and learning of pupils. The qualification incorporates the units in the Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools and adds competence units to reflect the role of those supporting pupils' learning.

VenueCourseDayTimeStart dateNumber of weeks
The Sjovoll Centre, Durham, DH1 5BZLevel 2/3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in SchoolsWednesday9.30am to 12.30pm16 September 202035

Level 3 Award in Education and Training (formerly PTLLS)

This is an ideal qualification if you are planning to enter education in the post 16 or Lifelong Learning Sector. This short course will help you build confidence in core teaching skills whilst providing an ideal foundation for progression into education and training or higher level teaching qualifications.

VenueCourseDayTimeStart dateNumber of weeks
The Sjovoll Centre, Durham, DH1 5BZLevel 3 Education and TrainingThursday9.30am to 12.30pm5 November 202015
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Adult Learning and Skills Service
03000 266 115
Our address is:
  • Durham County Council
  • Crook Council Offices
  • Crook
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DL15 9ES
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