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Level 3 Teaching Assistant, Autism & Mental Health Qualifications Bundle -FULLY RECOGNISED

OFQUAL Regulated | Fully Recognised| Study in Your Own Time

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Level 3 Award - Supporting Teaching and Learning
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These qualifications are ALL fully Regulated and accepted in all schools across the UK and enables you to work with children between the ages of 5-18 years.

If you are looking to become a Teaching Assistant and wish to gain the required 'recognised' qualification that's accepted in all UK schools, this is the perfect Teaching Assistant course for you. This bundle offer also includes the Level 3 Autism Qualifcation and the Level 3 Mental Health Qualifications at a discounted rate saving you over £700.00.

This Teaching Assistant certificate is awarded by NCFE CACHE one of the UK's leading Awarding bodies with the Autism and Mentakl Health being awarded by TQUK. All three qualifications are on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) previously know as the (NVQ).

By registering for these qualifications you will be learning the fundamental areas of working as a Teaching Assistant and also how to specialise with children that may suffer from Autism and Mental Health to the standards setout by OFQUAL and OFSTED to ensure the children within the school are being led by a qualified professional.

At the end of these qualifications you will be fully quialified to work as a 1-2-1 Teaching Assistant, SEN Teaching Assistant or an Learner Support Assistant (LSA) in either a Mainstream school or a Special Needs school.

Working within the classroom setting and supporting the Teacher on a daily basis, the role of the Teaching Assistant has become an integral part to the schooling system. It is why all schools will be looking for the recognised Teaching Assistant qualification and not just a simple CPD course.

**CPD Courses are NOT recognised and will NOT enable you to secure employment within a school setting**

Full recruitmnent support is given to all learners passing their qualifications, to help them find jobs within Primary & Secondary schools across the UK


Level 3 Award - Supporting Teaching and Learning

Awarded by NCFE CACHE
Regulated by Ofqual

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Full recruitmnent support is given to all learners passing their qualifications, to help them find jobs within Primary & Secondary schools across the UK

*A placement in a school is NOT required in order to study and complete this qualification*

Units Covered Within Your Teaching Assistant Qualification:

Teaching Assistant Unit 1Schools and Colleges as Organisations

Learner Outcomes:

  • Understand the structure of education from early years to post-compulsory education
  • Understand how schools and colleges are organised in terms of roles and responsibilities
  • Understand teamwork in schools and colleges
  • Understand educational ethos, mission, aims and values
  • Understand the purpose of policies and procedures in education

Teaching Assistant Unit 2 – Support Health and Safety in a Learning Environment

Learner Outcomes:

  • Understand hot to plan and provide environments that support children and young people’s health and safety
  • Understand how to recognise and manage risks to health, safety and security in a learning environment or during off-site visits
  • Understand how to support children and young people to assess and manage risk for themselves
  • Understand appropriate responses to accidents, incidents, emergencies and illness in the learning environment and during off-site visits
  • Understand own role in assisting in the administration of medication

Teaching Assistant Unit 3 – Understand how Children and Young People Develop

Learner Outcomes:

  • Understand the expected pattern of development for children and young people from birth to 19 years
  • Understand the factors that influence children and young people’s development and how these affect practice
  • Understand how to monitor children and young people’s development and interventions that should take place if this is not following the expected pattern

Teaching Assistant Unit 4 – Understand how to Safeguard Children and Young People

Learner Outcomes:

  • Understand legislation guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding children and young people
  • Understand how to work in partnership with other organisations to safeguard children and young people
  • Understand the need to ensure children and young people’s safety and protection in the learning environment
  • Understand how to respond to evidence or concerns that a child or young person has been abused or harmed
  • Understand how to work with children and young people to support their well-being

The Teaching Assistant Qualification

Qualification reference number – 603/2495/8

Credit Value - 12

TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Autism (RQF) Qualification course:

TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Autism (RQF) Qualification course is designed for people who either are, or wish to become, a Special Educational Needs (SEN) Teaching Assistant.

Units Covered

SEN Teaching Assistant - Unit 1 – Understand Autism
SEN Teaching Assistant - Unit 2 – Understand communication and social interaction with individuals with autism
SEN Teaching Assistant - Unit 3 – Understand hot to support and manage transitions for individuals with autism
SEN Teaching Assistant - Unit 4 – Understand positive behavioural support for individuals with autism
SEN Teaching Assistant - Unit 5 – Understand safeguarding and resilience in the context of autism
SEN Teaching Assistant - Unit 6 – Understand the therapeutic interventions and support available for individuals with autism and co-occuring conditions.

The Qualification

Qualification reference number – 603/3203/7

Credit Value – 23

Guided Learning Hours - 189

TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health (RQF) qualification course:

The TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health (RQF) qualification is perfect for anyone looking to start or qualify in working with Mental Health individuals.

This qualification will cover the following:

Units Covered

Mental Health: Mental Health Unit 1 - Y/616/9907 - Understand mental ill health

Mental Health: Mental Health Unit 2 - J/616/9904 - Understand the context of mental health and wellbeing

Mental Health: Mental Health Unit 3 - R/616/9906 - Understand the issues and consequences of mental health conditions

Mental Health: Mental Health Unit 4 - L/616/9905 - Understand the promotion of mental health and wellbeing

Mental Health: Mental Health Unit 5 -D/616/9908 - Understand working in mental health

The Mental Health Qualification Specifics

Qualification reference number – 601/4647/3

Credit Value – 16

Study Time - 153 hours

Qualifications Assessment Process:

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 | Autism & Mental Health by NCFE CACHE & TQUK, you will be assessed by a series of written assignments, which are submitted to and marked by your tutor.

All assignments are set by NCFE CACHE & TQUK. Upon verification of the activities, exercises and assignments, a certificate of achievement will be awarded by NCFE & TQUK, 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 these qualifications as they are all assessment based.

What's included with the qualifications?

You will have access to a qualified 1-2-1 tutor throughout your qualifications. You can contact your Tutor by email, zoom lessons, phone and direct message system. Your Tutor will mark your work and guide you through your qualifications step by step to help you prepare for your assignments. Your study material is all guided learning via our Learner Management System (LMS), this makes learning as simple as possible along with being enjoyable! Full tutor support is available throughout your studies.

Study Time

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 all qualifications is 462 hours

Who is this course for?

Teaching Assistant both new and experienced | Higher Level Teaching Assistants | Learner Support Assistants | SEN Teaching Assistants | SEN Support workers


Must be over the age of 16 years

Career path

Teaching Assistant | Higher Level Teaching Assistants | SEN Specialist | SEN Teaching Assistants | SENCO workers

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CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on Reed Courses, many of which can be completed online.

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

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