This is the perfect course if don’t yet work in a school and want to become a qualified Teaching Assistant. You don’t need any experience to join this fully accredited course, making it very easy to learn from home and get started today.
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This course is the official NCFE CACHE qualification to become a Teaching Assistant, simple to follow with friendly 1-1 tutor support. Our user-friendly approach allows for rapid course progression enabling you to complete your course as quickly as possible. We have a wealth of experience training Teaching Assistants via online home study and all our courses meet the highest standards.
You’ll gain the knowledge needed to work in all primary and secondary schools, and once you’ve completed this course, you’ll be able to work as a government qualified teaching assistant. This course is fully recognised & accepted by all schools so take the next step now!
We take enrolments all year – you can enrol today with no waiting to get started. You also get full access to your own personal tutor who’ll make sure you get qualified as quickly as possible.
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. There is a huge demand for Teaching Assistants around the country but also many thousands of applicants for these positions. Most schools require new Teaching Assistants to undergo some form of induction training. This helps to ensure they are familiar with the school and are clear about how to support teachers in the vital areas of numeracy, literacy and behaviour.
This NCFE CACHE Accredited course is suitable for anyone looking to take on a Teaching Assistant position within a school or who has been newly appointed to that particular job role. This course will help develop the knowledge and understanding needed to support child learning and well-being. Best of all, this home study course is on the RQF Framework and fully regulated, meaning it’s recognised by all primary and secondary schools, including colleges.
RQF Unit Reference – A/616/5882 | Unit Level – Level 3 | Guided Learning – 25 hours | Credit Value – 3
This unit will provide you with an understanding of how children develop, including underpinning theoretical perspectives.
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RQF Unit Reference – M/616/5880| Unit Level – Level 3| Guided Learning – 25 hours| Credit Value – 4
This unit will provide you with knowledge and understanding to support the safeguarding of children and young people.
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RQF Unit Reference – M/616/5880 | Unit Level – Level 3 | Guided Learning – 10 hours | Credit Value – 2
This unit aims to provide you with a good understanding of how schools and colleges operate.
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RQF Unit Reference -A/616/5879 | Unit Level – Level 3| Guided Learning – 20 hours | Credit Value – 3
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You don’t need any previous qualifications or be in a school placement for this Level 3 course. You will be taught the full level 3 Award syllabus once you are enrolled.
Receive immediate access to your course as soon as you enrolled.
This course is a home study course meaning there’s no need to come into the college. There’s no mention of home study on your certificate and as it’s a government regulated qualification, you’re guaranteed your certificate is fully accepted and recognised by all schools.
You’ll be given instant online access to your course. If you prefer, you can also have your course delivered as paper handbooks.
The enrolment fee includes your NCFE CACHE certificate, all your course materials and full tutor support.
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All course enrolment fees are fully inclusive of all costs, including your NCFE CACHE certificate at the end of the course. There are no additional fees to pay after you enrol.
You’ll be eligible to order your NUS Totum student discount card when you enrol on one of our courses.
From start to finish, our friendly tutors will be on hand to help you with your course.
When you enrol with De Montfort you’ll be assigned a friendly tutor who you can speak to via phone or email throughout your level 3 course. They’ll help you prepare for assignments, provide feedback and be on hand to offer help as and when you need it. All of our supportive tutors have a wealth of experience in Teaching Assistant training and regularly receive excellent feedback.
This is an online or paper-based course so you can study in the comfort of your own home. We’ll deliver your course materials online, or in the post, if you opt for the printed version. As our level 3 course is online, you’ll be given immediate access as soon as you enrol, so you can get started straight away.
The NCFE CACHE guided learning hours for this level 3 Teaching Assistant course is 80 hours. You will have a full 6-months to complete your course but if you want to study hard and finish sooner, that will be fine. Should you require any extra time we can also arrange course extensions as well. View the full course specification here.
NCFE CACHE (the Council of Awards in Care, Health and Education) is the UK’s leading awarding body for the childcare sector and are part of the RQF ensuring high-quality courses and industry-recognised qualifications. We are a fully accredited and inspected NCFE CACHE learning provider.
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.