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This EDEXCEL Level 3 Teaching Assistant Qualification is 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.
Many schools within the UK are looking for Teaching Assistants with the EDEXCEL qualification to support teaching on a daily basis. As a EDEXCEL 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.
To work as a Teaching Assistant or Classroom Assistant, you will usually need some experience or a EDEXCEL qualification that’s recognised such as a (RQF) Qualifications Credit Framework.
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 EDEXCEL 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 EDEXCEL Teaching Assistant Qualification
Qualification reference number – 501/1027/5
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 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 EDEXCEL. Upon verification of the activities, exercises and assignments, a certificate of achievement will be awarded by EDEXCEL, 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 EDEXCEL 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 EDEXCEL 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 qualification will give you direct employment opportunities within a Primary or Secondary school.
Must be over the age of 16 years
Teaching Assistant, Classroom Assistant
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