Nelson and Colne College
Teaching and Learning Support FdA
Nelson and Colne College

Key Course Facts


Salary of all UK Graduates of

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £24354 £22692 £26041
25-75 percentile range £21912 - £27480 £16676 - £28192 £19566 - £32951

Course Description

This programme is designed for those who already work or volunteer in a teaching and learning supportive role in any educational setting. The programme will extend and progress your knowledge and understanding of the needs and characteristics of learners to enable you to support and develop inclusive environments.

The course aims to develop innovative ways of enhancing the skills of teaching and learning support staff to reflect current practice in schools and the needs of the employer as well as link theory to create effective practitioners.

Assessment takes place at the end of each module and is in the form of reports, presentations, essays, case studies and logs/journals as appropriate.

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 £9000 year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 year 1
Scotland £9000 year 1
Wales £9000 year 1

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 Nelson and Colne College

Nelson and Colne College is an educational establishment that offers mainly A-level and vocations courses to their student population of school leavers and mature students returning to education. All of this college’s facilities and resources are situated on their single campus location in the English town of Nelson. Alongside the college’s diverse academic offerings, applicants can expect to find modern vocational facilities and a spacious and well-equipped Learning Resource Centre.

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Where is this programme taught

Nelson Campus
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