Blackpool and the Fylde College
Teaching and Learning Support FdA
Blackpool and the Fylde College

Course modalities offered

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 15 graduates of Teaching and Learning Support FdA at Blackpool and the Fylde College for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Teacher Training.

Overall student satisfaction
79 /100
15 total respondents
The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students


Salary of all UK Graduates of

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £26506 £24514 £28116
25-75 percentile range £24888 - £29177 £18792 - £27897 £20130 - £32846

Course Description

Working directly with learners in the education sector can be a genuinely rewarding and life-affirming experience. By studying for our Foundation Degree Teaching and Learning Support, you can fast track your career aspirations to secure a more senior role within the industry.

Whether you’re new to this sector or you’ve already embarked on your chosen career path, this two-year degree course develops the skills and qualities needed to progress into roles such as School Support Worker, Teaching Assistant, Learning Mentor, Pastoral Officer and Family Support Worker.

As well as transitioning directly into work, successful graduates can also progress onto our one-year top-up programme to gain an honours degree and further enhance their career prospects.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Teaching and Learning Support, FdA, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.


Tuition Fees Teaching and Learning Support FdA

England UK £8750 year 1
Northern Ireland £8750 year 1
Scotland £8750 year 1
Wales £8750 year 1

Additional fee information

Please note: our course fees are accurate at time of publishing. However, government information may change at short notice and we reserve the right to update our fees accordingly.

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2025

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

About Blackpool and the Fylde College

Blackpool and The Fylde College (B&FC) is an institution offering both further and higher education in the seaside town of Blackpool, England. B&FC works from a total of four distinct campuses, with each location offering different facilities, services, and programmes. When students aren’t busy with their assignments, a popular way to relax here is by spending some time on the seafront, either on the beach or in the town’s famous Pleasure Beach theme park.

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Where is this programme taught

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