The Teaching Assistant - TQUK Level 3 Certificate (RQF) Recognised Qualification is for those looking to work as a Teaching Assistant / Classroom Assistant.
Teaching assistants support children with their learning activities in the classroom. They work closely with 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. 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.
To work as a teaching assistant or classroom assistant, you will usually need some experience or a qualification that’s recognised such as a (RQF) Qualifications Credit Framework.
Unit 1–Communication and Professional Relationships with Children, Young People and Adults
Unit 2–Schools as Organisations
Unit 3–Understand Children and Young Person Development
Unit 4–Understand How to Safeguard the Wellbeing of Children and Young People
Unit 5–Support Assessment for Learning
Unit 6–Support Learning Activities
Unit 7–Engage in Personal Development in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings
Unit 8–Promote Children and Young People’s Positive Behaviour
Unit 9–Support Children and Young People’s Health and Safety
Unit 10–Develop Professional Relationships with Children, Young People and Adults
Unit 11–Promote Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Work with Children and Young People
Qualification reference number – 601/2731/4
Credit Value - 32
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 Certificate 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 course.
Please note: There is no examination required for this course.
You will have access to a tutor, via email, who will mark your work and guide you through the 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 is offered throughout the 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 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: 180 hrs
Additional certification fee will apply upon completion of your qualification.
Who is this course for?
Our TQUKTeaching Assistant Level 3 Certificate (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.
- You must be working in an appropriate school environment for a minimum of 12 hours per week. This can include voluntary and unpaid work.
- Must be aged 16 and over
Preferably, you will have studied and completed the Level 3 Award Teaching Assistant (TQUK Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools), but this is not compulsory.You must be over 16 to enrol onto the course, however, you should know that teaching assistants generally need to be aged 18 or over.
Our TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools (RQF) Qualification is openly available to anyone wishing to gain a full recognised qualification as a Teaching Assistant and has a keen interest in the subject.
- MUST be working in a school environment for a minimum of 12 hours per week to cover the 50 hours observational assessment. This can include voluntary and unpaid work.
- All learners should have attention to detail and be willing to work in a team environment
- Should be willing to work using your own initiative when required.
- Must be aged 16 and over
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