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Speech Language and Communication in Schools QLS Level 3

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Develop your knowledge and career with this Speech, Language, and Communication in Schools QLS Level 3 course from home.

  • This course is a great addition to your CV which will help you to progress your career in childcare or education.
  • Study relevant topics that will provide you with the knowledge to better support children and young people in your setting.
  • Explore how you can support and teach children and young people with speech, language, and communication difficulties in an education environment.
  • Study at your own pace from home.
This course is only available to study online.

Course overview

This Speech, Language, and Communication in Schools QLS Level 3 course is a knowledge-based course that will give you the opportunity to broaden your knowledge of effective speech, language, and communication in a school/education environment.

The course content focuses on how to support children and young people with speech, language, or communication difficulties in an educational environment, making it the ideal course for anyone working with children and young people who have additional needs when speaking or communicating, or whose first language is not English.

Course Duration

Up to one year.

Study Hours

Aproximately 120 hours.

Course Outcome

You will receive a Speech, Language, and Communication in Schools QLS Level 3 certificate of achievement from the Quality License Scheme and a learner unit summary.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.


Tutor-marked assignments.

Course content

Extra info

Who is this course for?

This course is perfect for anyone working in a childcare or education environment who is looking to improve their understanding to better support children or young people with difficulties in speech, language or communication.


This course is assessed by a series of assignments which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination or practical work is required, so you can complete all assessed work from home.

Course duration

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. We suggest that the course will take approximately 120 hours to complete. This allows you to work at your own pace, without the pressure of tight deadlines.

Study method

This course will be studied entirely via distance learning, meaning you will complete your learning either from home or a place that suits you. Full tutor support will be available via email, so if you have any questions or need some guidance, your tutor will be here to help. Your course materials will include a series of self-assessment exercises and tutor-marked questions to allow both yourself and your tutor to monitor your progress.

The study method you choose depends on your personal learning style. Your options are:

  • Study pack: if you choose the study pack option, you will be sent a set of printed course materials.
  • Study online: if you choose this option, you will be sent your login details to our online portal through which you will access your course materials digitally. You can access your course via a desktop/laptop computer, tablet, or smartphone.

Course outcome

Once you have successfully completed this course, you will receive a certificate of achievement in Speech, Language, and Communication in Schools Level 3 from the Quality License Scheme. You will also receive a learner unit summary which will list the components you have completed as part of your course.

Awarding body

This course has been endorsed by the Quality License Scheme for its high-quality course materials. This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme who endorse high-quality, non-regulated provisions and training programmes. This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example, progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

The course itself has been designed by NCC Resources Limited to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. The Quality License Scheme’s endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

What next?

Once you have successfully completed this course, you can add it to your CV to boost your prospects, and also apply the knowledge and skills you have gained during the course in your current role.


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