This teaching assistant course is ideal for anyone already volunteering or working in a school with children 5 years and above as it’s a competence-based qualification requiring learners to demonstrate their skills and knowledge within the classroom.
Not working in a school yet? Choose our Level 3 Award Course.
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This course includes practical work placement assessments in the classroom which means you need to be working or volunteering in a school for this course. We recommend 100 hours of school placement or between 3-6 hours of school placement per week.
If you don’t yet work in a school, please have a look at our NCFE CACHE Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools course.
We know it’s no easy task when deciding which Teaching Assistant course to enrol on. There’s plenty of choices out there which is why we’ve done our utmost to provide you with the best syllabus you’re going to find anywhere.
We’re proud to offer you our latest Level 3 Teaching Assistant Certificate course that offers an outstanding, student-focused learning experience and gives you the very best possible lessons for becoming a Teaching Assistant. This course will give you the know-how to succeed in today’s modern school environment and help develop the knowledge and understanding needed to support child learning and well-being. Best of all, as this course is on the RQF Framework, it’s fully recognised and respected by all schools in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Our friendly tutors are always pleased to answer any questions you may have. The same tutor remains with you with 1-1 expert tutor help until you pass, available by telephone or e-mail whenever you need it. This course has a mix of practical assessments completed in the classroom as well as regular written assignments. A voluntary or paid work placement is required to complete this course so students must be employed in a school or arrange and complete a work experience placement. We recommend you are in the school for between 3-6 hours per week.
This course follows the brand new 2022 RQF school guidelines with up-to-date information. You need to be volunteering or working in a school to enrol on this course. If you do not have a school placement please see our Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools course.
We take enrolments all year round and one of the biggest benefits of home study is you can make your study fit around you and your schedule. You get full 1-1 access to your own personal tutor who will guide you through the course and help prepare you for your assignments and provide full feedback on your course progress. If you wish, you can also choose to include the printed course materials, ideal if you prefer paper-based study to online learning. Our passion will enable you to interact with your tutor as you complete each unit. Full tutor support is offered throughout the course to ensure you pass as easily as possible.
To enrol on this NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate course you need to be working or volunteering in a school with key stage 1 and above (5 years +) as it includes observations in the classroom (nursery or reception classes are not eligible).
NCFE CACHE recommends 100 hours of practical experience in the school classroom in total. This observation can be completed by a qualified teacher, assessor, or a higher level of management.
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This course is a home study course which means you study at home and don’t need to come into the college at all. NCFE CACHE issue the certificate at the end of the course and it is exactly the same qualification as an attendance based college. No mention of home study is on the certificate so you can be guaranteed your qualification is fully respected and recognised by all schools.
You’ll be given instant access to your course resources, with tailored learning available directly online. Because they’re written by us, you can be sure we’ll teach you everything to succeed. We’ll guide you through your entire course and get you fully prepared for all your course assignments. If you prefer, you can also have all of your course materials delivered as paper handbooks.
Enrolment fee includes NCFE CACHE certificate, all your course materials and full tutor support.
Expert tutors are on hand to guide you through your course, providing feedback at every stage. Friendly and helpful, they’ll provide all the help you need, enabling you to feel confident that you can complete your course with great success. Your tutor is easy to contact by telephone, e-mail or post so when you need an answer quickly, there will always be someone available to help you.
You must pass 11 mandatory units to complete this course. The first 4 units of this course are written assignments followed by 7 remaining units that are a mix of practical demonstrations in the classroom and written answers. Your personal assessor will mark your work, and you won’t need to take an exam.
Here are just some of our recent reviews.
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.
Great, friendly tutors with in depth knowledge of teaching.
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
YES!!!!!!!!!!! JUST FINISHED AND I CAN’T THANK EVERYONE ENOUGH FOR ALL THEIR HELP THEY GAVE TO ME! THE BEST THING I’VE EVER DONE AND JUST RECOMMENDED YOU TO MY SISTER. X
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.
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
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.
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.
I’m almost halfway through my course & really enjoying the content. All queries are speedily replied to and my assessments marked and returned quickly.
Great value and well run I enjoyed my course.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Excellent service from Chris and de montfort college, I’ve been continuously offered support and help throughout..very pleased!
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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