Teaching Assistant: Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Certificate (RQF) Level 3

Stonebridge College
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180 hours
830 GBP excl. VAT
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Teaching Assistant: Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Certificate (RQF) Level 3

If you are a teaching assistant looking to gain new skills and progress your career, this qualification is ideal for you. This Level 3 Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Certificate will teach you the essentials of educating and safeguarding children.

Teaching assistants are essential to the wellbeing of any classroom and key to supporting teachers with managing their workload. That is why understanding the role and responsibilities of a teaching assistant is critical to anyone pursuing this kind of career.

This online course explores topics such as child development, safe-keeping and monitoring young people in a school environment, support, health and safety and positive behaviour, among many others.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Who should study this course?

This Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools is suited to anyone who wants a fulfilling career supporting and helping young people to reach their true academic potential. You could be looking to switch careers or you might be in an education setting already, looking to take your career to the next level.

Whatever your qualifications or prior experience, this course will give enough insight into supporting teaching and learning in schools at Level 3 to suit both novices and more experienced teaching assistants that lack a formal qualification.

Am I required to do a placement?

The Level 3 certificate requires a school placement of 50 hours or more. You will need to be working with learners aged between 4 and 16 in any mainstream, independent or specialist education setting.

Please note that the work placement cannot be achieved in any of these settings:

  • Nursery
  • Pre-school
  • After school club
  • Holiday club
  • College
  • University
  • Any other alternative learning environments i.e. open learning colleges, Sunday schools etc.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

What happens after the course?

By the end of your course, you will find out how to reflect on your role and be able to evaluate your progress as a teaching assistant. This certificate will help you build the confidence you need to successfully work with all age groups.

By the end of this course, you will be able to seek employment as a teaching assistant. You can also take up more responsibilities in your current education career, with this certificate as proof of your commitment to self-development.

Potential jobs in teaching support include:

  • Senior teaching assistant
  • Special educational needs assistant
  • Learning mentor

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Stonebridge College

Stonebridge College

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is a team of bright and motivated people dedicated to helping learners fulfill their potential and meet their career goals. Set up in 1995, Stonebridge Associated Colleges was initially intended to help people qualify in complementary therapies,...

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