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Teaching Assistant

Fully Recognised | Study from home | Accepted in all Schools


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£269 inc VAT (was £499)
Offer ends 31 August 2020
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Deposit of £69.00 and then 5 x £50.00 per month

Study method
Online, self-paced
Duration
8 Months
Qualification
Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (QCF) Teaching Assistant Qualification
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Overview

This Level 3 Teaching Assistant Qualification is a recognised (RQF) qualification that can be studied in your own time from home. 1-2-1 Tutor support is provided with this Teaching Assistant course. OFSTED accepted and regulated by OFQUAL this qualification will be the required course to secure your job as a Teaching Assistant.

Many schools within the UK are looking for Teaching Assistants to have the relevant Teaching Assistant qualifications in order to support teaching on a daily basis. As a qualified 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.

Qualification

Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (QCF) Teaching Assistant Qualification
Regulated by Ofqual

Description

Teaching Assistant

To work as a Teaching Assistant or Classroom Assistant, you will usually need some experience or a Teaching Assistant qualification that’s recognised such as a (RQF) Qualification. The (RQF) is the Regulated Qualifications Framework that replaced the (NVQ'S)

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 Course

  • 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 – 601/2728/4

Credit Value - 12

Assessment

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 Course by 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 TQUK. Upon verification of the activities, exercises and assignments, a certificate of achievement will be awarded by 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 this Teaching Assistant course.

What's included:

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 in order for you to be guided through your course content. 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 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 the Teaching Assistant (Level 3) Course is: 80 hrs

Additional certification fee will apply upon completion of your qualification to cover registration and certification costs.

Who is this course for?

Teaching Assistant

This Teaching Assistant qualification will give you direct employment opportunities within a Primary or Secondary school.

Requirements

Must be over the age of 16 years

Career path

Teaching Assistant, Higher Level Teaching Assistant

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What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

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.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as ABC Awards and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.

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