Teaching Assistant Level 3 Award


12 credits at Level 3

Who is the programme for?

The TQUK Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (QCF) and TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (QCF) provide Elite Teaching Assistant Level 3learners with the opportunity to develop skills, knowledge and understanding to enable them work in the following roles; teaching assistant, classroom assistant,
learning support assistant, additional needs assistant, pastoral/welfare support assistant, bilingual support assistant or foundation stage assistant. The roles must be under the direction of the class teacher, whose lesson planning and day-to-day direction set the framework within which the individual works.

When will I start the programme and how long will it take?

You can enrol at any time of the year. The programme will take 80 hours. There may also be days, evening and weekend provision dependant on demand.

Work at your own pace.

The online system provides 24/7 access to the assignments and assessor feedback. All of your assignments are completed and stored online and, as such, can be accessed from any venue with access to the internet. This means you can complete your award from work or home. Our assessors recognise that each candidate is unique and plan person-centred progress throughout with regular access to a personal-assessor. This is ideal for those who are nervous, or who have not completed formal education for a while, or who are just simply busy.

What will I study?

An individual record of training and development will be initiated. Any learning and professional needs will be identified, with a plan to address these being recorded and developed through an individual learning plan.

Learners must achieve 12 credits from four mandatory units to be awarded the TQUK Level 3 Award in
Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (QCF).

  • Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults
  • Schools as organisations
  • Understand Child and Young Person Development
  • Understand How to Safeguard the Wellbeing of Children and Young People.

The Learning Experience at Elite Training, Assessing & Development CIC

This Level 3 programme provides a quality learning experience delivered by dedicated full time staff that has extensive experience in the field of teacher training. Studying on a teacher training qualification at Elite Training, Assessing & Development CIC will provide you with the skills to develop in your career. Many employers are keen to recruit individuals that have achieved this qualification as it is well respected within the teaching profession. Studying on a teacher training qualification is engaging and rewarding and can lead to a whole range of fulfilling careers.

How is the programme assessed?

You will be assessed through ongoing assignments that will take place throughout the programme and completion of a successful micro-teaching session.

What do I need to enter the programme?

There are no specific entry requirements, however, learners should have a minimum of Level 2 in literacy or
equivalent. Learners should be keen to work in the sector to support teaching and learning in schools. They
should also have attention to detail and be willing to work in a team environment, whilst also being willing to work
using their own initiative when required.
The TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (QCF), contains competence based
units, therefore learners must be working in an appropriate school environment for a minimum of 12 hours per
week. This can include voluntary and unpaid work.
There may be a requirement, by their employer, for learners to be checked by the Disclosure and Barring Service:
https://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check/overview or if they intend to work with learners who are
covered by these regulations (formerly Criminal Records Bureau (CRB)). It is the learner’s responsibility to seek
advice from their employer regarding this.
Learners must be at least 16 years of age at certification.

Money matters:

The course fee is £348. For details of fee remission categories, please contact Elite Training, Assessing & Development CIC. We can provide a flexible learning and payment plan to suit your needs ‑ if you wish to discuss this with us, then please drop us a line, Telephone us on 01942 866462 or email: enquirieseatd@gmail.com.

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    Future prospects:

    Successful learners can progress to other qualifications such as:
     Intermediate/Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
     Level 3 Certificate in Cover Supervision of pupils in Schools
     Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools
     Level 2 qualifications in Children’s Care, Learning and Development, Play Work or Youth Work Practice
     Structure
     TQUK Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (QCF)

    For further information on this course, or if you wish to register for this course, do not hesitate to contact us.