The Learning College
Teaching Assistant - CACHE Level 3 (RQF) Recognised Qualification & TQUK SEN Certificate Course.
Many schools within the UK are looking for qualified teaching assistants to support teaching on a daily basis. As a teaching assistant your main duties will be to support children with learning difficulties on a daily basis along with supporting the classroom teacher.
Teaching Assistants support children with their learning activities in the classroom. They work closely with classroom teachers to make sure pupils enjoy learning in a safe and caring setting.
If you like working with children and want to play a part in their education and wellbeing, a career as a teaching assistant could be ideal for you. As a teaching assistant You'll need to have the ability to work closely with parents and teachers. You'll also need good literacy and numeracy skills, as well as creative ideas for activities when teaching children on a daily basis.
*This qualification is fully recognised by Ofqual and Ofsted | Accepted in ALL UK Schools*
To work as a teaching assistant or classroom assistant, you will usually need some experience or a qualification that’s recognised such as an (RQF) Qualification.
Teaching Assistant Role & Responsibility:
- Supporting the learning within the school
- Supporting children on a daily basis
- Supporting the classroom teacher
- Responsible for the safety of children at all times
- Supporting the curriculum
Units Covered Within Your Teaching Assistant Qualification
- Unit 1 – Understanding Child and Young Person Development
- Unit 2 – Understand how to Safeguard the Welfare of Children and Young People
- Unit 3 – Communication and Professional Relationships with Children, Young People and Adults
- Unit 4 – Schools as Organisations
The Teaching Assistant Qualification
Qualification reference number – 500/9963/2
Credit Value - 12
Assessments are a great way of checking your progress allowing you to apply your learning to real-world situations. Through the Teaching Assistant Level 3 (RQF) Course by Edexcel, you will be assessed by a series of written assignments, which are submitted to and marked by your tutor.
All assignments are set by CACHE. Upon verification of the activities, exercises and assignments, a certificate of achievement will be awarded by CACHE, as confirmation that your written work has met all of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for the teaching assistant course.
Please note: There is no examination required for this course.
You will have access to a qualified 1-2-1 tutor, via email, who will mark your work and guide you through your teaching assistant course to help you prepare for your assignments. You will be provided with all course materials along with ‘Podcast’ lessons in order to be guided through your course content. The podcast lessons enable you to watch your tutor and hear your tutor as you complete each unit. Full tutor support will be given throughout your teaching assistant level 3 course to ensure your learning outcomes are met to a satisfactory standard.
Study Hours are an approximate figure and are dependent upon how much time you can dedicate to your teaching assistant studies and how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. You should allow enough time to complete assignments/ question papers to ensure satisfactory outcomes are met.
The approximate amount of time required to complete the Teaching Assistant (Level 3) Course is: 80 hrs
Additional certification fee will apply upon completion of your qualification.
Who is this course for?
This teaching assistant course has been designed for both new and current teaching assistant to gain a recognised (RQF) qualification.
Our Teaching Assistant Level 3 (RQF) Course is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about becoming a Teaching Assistant and has a keen interest in the subject, plus an intention to progress a career.
- Learners will need sufficient numeracy and literacy
- Students should have access to a computer and the internet throughout your study period.
- Learners should have basic PC skills in order to navigate our Support Portal
- You should be fully committed to your studies.
- Must be aged 16 and over
The role of a Teaching Assistant is a very fast paced rewarding career. The satisfaction this job brings with helping children with learning difficulties on a daily basis is second to none. This is your chance to qualify as a Teaching Assistant and start making a difference to children in schools local to yourself.
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