Teaching Assistant - Course

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Offer ends 31 July 2019
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8 Months
Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (QCF) Teaching Assistant Qualification
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This Level 3 Teaching Assistant Qualification is a recognised (RQF) qualification and will enable you to work in both a Primary or Secondary school with children between the ages of 5-19 years 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.


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


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


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.


Must be over the age of 16 years

Career path

Teaching Assistant, Higher Level Teaching Assistant

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