Teaching Assistant: NCFE CACHE Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools (RQF)
NCFE CACHE Teaching Assistant Course Level 3
This is a knowledge based qualification course. It is suitable for:
- Those who may not yet be employed within a school
- All support staff roles in schools, including school administrator, receptionist, library assistant, IT support worker, learning support assistant, teaching assistant, caretaker, lunch-time assistant
- Those who work directly with children and young people
- Those who require initial training or an induction to a new role
About theTeaching Assistant Course
The NCFE CACHE Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools qualification course is an introduction to the role and responsibilities of teaching assistants. This teaching assistants’ course will provide learners with an understanding of the knowledge needed when working directly with children or young people in school environments.
The Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools is a knowledge based qualification and thus a school placement is not needed in order to successfully complete this course.
Qualification Number: 500/9963/2
To gain the qualification learners will need to achieve 12 credits from the 4 units listed in the syllabus.
Please note: Online access is required in order to complete this course.
What Can I Do After Taking This Teaching Assistant Course?
Become a teaching assistant. After successfully completing our NCFE CACHE Teaching Assistant Level 3 course, you could apply for a teaching assistant position within a school.
Gain a promotion. If you are already working as a teaching assistant, you may be eligible to work without supervision, for a promotion to Senior Teaching Assistant, Senior Learning Support Assistant or Senior Special Educational Needs Assistant, and for an increase in pay.
Build your career. If you wish to increase your responsibilities and build your teaching assistant career even further, you could continue your training with further NCFE CACHE modules.
For more information about becoming a Teaching Assistant take a look at our Teaching Assistant Centre.