Teaching Assistant
Level 3 CPD Course

Our Level 3 CPD course offers the in-depth knowledge to become a Teaching Assistant. Focusing closely on every aspect of the NCFE syllabus, it will provide all the answers to pass your course.

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The Only Guide for NCFE Teaching Assistants 

This CPD course covers the entire NCFE Teaching Assistant course assignments, zeroing in on every answer to make sure you pass.

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By completing this course, you’ll be equipped with the knowledge to pass your NCFE Teaching Assistant course. That’s not all – after you’re done, you’ll have the opportunity to either start an exciting career as a teaching assistant or take your skills even further with one of our NCFE CACHE qualifications. The possibilities are endless, and we’re excited to see where this journey takes you!

We take enrolments 365 days of the year – enrol today, and there’s no waiting to get started. You will get full, instant access to your course to make sure you pass your course as quickly as possible – take the next step now!

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This is a CPD qualification

We know it’s no easy task when deciding which Teaching Assistant course to enrol on. There are plenty of choices out there which is why we’ve done our utmost to provide you with the best syllabus you will find anywhere. There is a huge demand for Teaching Assistants around the country and many thousands of applicants for these positions. Most schools require new Teaching Assistants to undergo training to ensure they are familiar with working in a school and how to support teachers working in a classroom. This is the ideal course to start your new career as a Teaching Assistant!

The latest 2024 syllabus

This course follows the latest school guidelines, with up-to-date information. You don’t need to be working in a school for this course.

Your CPD Course Units

Course Length:- 7 Hours – CPD Points:- 7

Understand how children and young people develop
Unit Reference A/616/5882
Unit Level Level 3
Guided Learning 2 hours

This unit will provide you with an understanding of how children develop, including underpinning theoretical perspectives.

This unit explores:

  • The expected pattern of development for children
  • Factors that influence children’s development
  • Monitoring children’s development and interventions
Understand how to safeguard children and young people
Unit Reference M/616/5880
Unit Level Level 3
Guided Learning 2 hours

This unit will provide you with knowledge and understanding to support the safeguarding of children and young people.

This unit explores:

  • Legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding children and young people
  • Working in partnership with other organisations
  • Protecting children and young people’s safety in a learning environment
  • Respond and evidence to concerns about a child or young person’s safety
  • Work with children and young people to support their well-being
Schools and colleges as organisations
Unit Reference M/616/5880
Unit Level Level 3
Guided Learning 1 hour

This unit aims to provide you with a good understanding of how schools and colleges operate.

This unit explores:

  • The structure of education from early years to post-compulsory education
  • How schools and colleges are organised
  • Teamwork in schools and colleges
  • Educational ethos, mission and values
  • Policies and procedures in education
Support health and safety in a learning environment
Unit Reference A/616/5879
Unit Level Level 3
Guided Learning 2 hours

This unit explores:

  • Plan and provide environments that support children and young people’s health and safety
  • Recognise and manage risks to health, safety and security
  • Support children and young people to assess and manage risk for themselves
  • Responding to accidents, incidents, emergencies and illness
  • Assisting in the administration of medicine

Entry requirements

You don’t need any previous qualifications or school placement for this Level 3 course. You will be taught the full Level 3 Award syllabus once enrolled.

  • No formal qualifications are required.
  • No school placement is required.
  • You must be over 16 years of age.
  • Enrolments are open all year.

Course Delivery – instant access to your course

Receive immediate access to your course as soon as you enrol.

Home study course – enrol at anytime

This is a home study course meaning there’s no need to come to the college. There’s no mention of home study on your certificate.

Your Course Materials – online study

You’ll be given instant online access to your course. This means you can begin your study as soon as you enrol!

The enrolment fee includes your CPD certificate and all your course materials.

Your Certificate is a CPD Qualification

Study with us, and you will gain a CPD certificate from De Montfort College.

Upon course completion, you will receive a Level 3 CPD  certificate. There’s no mention of distance learning or home study anywhere on the certificate.

Recent reviews

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Thanks to my fab tutor Chris for helping me so much. You were always there for me and I wouldn’t have finished sooooo quickly with our you! You are a star Christophar… see what I did there lol 🙂 x

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Great, friendly tutors with in depth knowledge of teaching.

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I would highly recommend this course, the course material given is excellent, it’s easy to send your work off and receive feedback, I knew my tutor was always there if I needed him too. I found the whole course very interesting and I’ve learnt loads.


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So far I’m really happy, it’s easy to use and my tutor Chris has been great. I’d say you can’t really go wrong with this course, I think it’s the best on the market.

Armeen Ali

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I’m almost halfway through my course & really enjoying the content. All queries are speedily replied to and my assessments marked and returned quickly.


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After lots of searching this was the best value course I could find and I’m very pleased with how it all worked out. I managed to get it finished in under 3 months and decided to carry on doing the work based certificate course.

Jemma White

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It’s been a real pleasure working with my tutor Chris who has a more holistic and flexible approach than any of my other experiences and has kept me on track. Seven months on and I’m just about to finish my course.

Miss x

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Great value and well run I enjoyed my course.

G Patel

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Excellent service from Chris and de montfort college, I’ve been continuously offered support and help throughout..very pleased!


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I’ve flippin done it lol, 7 months hard graft finally paid off. Over the moon and honestly recommend this course to anyone thinking about it. I really enjoyed so 5 out of 5 from me x

Jessie Wright

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I just started working in my dream job and couldn’t have got here without all the help I got so just want to say thanks to all. Take care, you know who you are 🙂 Naz x

Naz Patel

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I had fantastic tutor support throughout my course and I couldn’t be more delighted with my course. Thank you Demontfort college, I definitely have no hesitation recommending you to my school head.

Jonathan Sinclair

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So far their courses have proved to be good quality and in particular, the support I have got is easy to use. The reason I chose this course was for the telephone support which I couldn’t find anywhere else.

Miss K Lee

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I really do reccomend this course, my tutor was very helpful and responded very quickly when I needed help and advice. I completed my course within the year time given and found it pretty straight forward.

Laurie King

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Found my tutor exceptional in terms of friendliness, professionalism and willingness to offer help and assistance.Staff should be praised, thank you


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I just finished and everything was good thank you. My friend finished her course with you a and told me it was ok so I went and did it with you.

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Telephone: 0345 652 0098

Email: info@dmc.ac

    CPD Training course
    Ideal entry level course
    Instant access on enrolment
    No time limit to complete
    • Home study course
    • For primary & secondary schools
    • CPD training
    • Certificate included
    Meeting the highest standards - we’re fully accredited to deliver nationally recognised qualifications.
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    Why De Montfort

    At De Montfort we have many years of experience providing the highest quality online Teaching Assistant courses, here are just some of the reasons we think you’ll love us.

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    With all of our courses delivered online, we can minimise costs and provide you with official qualifications for less than most physical colleges.

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    Supportive tutors

    All of our friendly tutors are experts in their field and will be on hand to support you every step of the way through your Teaching Assistant course.

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    Online tuition

    Our online tuition allows you to study from the comfort of your own home and at your own pace.

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    Accredited courses

    All of our courses are the best you can get, giving you an instant advantage.

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    Save time

    Because you’ll be studying online, there’s no need to travel to and from classes, saving you both time and money.

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    Highly rated

    We’ve built a reputation for quality and all of our courses regularly receive outstanding feedback from students.