Course: Teaching Assistant Level 3

Study Level


Level 3

Course Code


CCTAPL3C00

Location


Great Yarmouth Campus

Lowestoft Campus

Duration


1 Year

FT / PT


Part-time

This course is ideal for those that have a passion for working with children and supporting them to succeed in both their academic and personal development.

You will need to be at least 19 years of age and have a good command of English and maths.

You will study 11 different units relating to supporting children in the classroom. You will study areas such as:

  • Child development
  • Safeguarding
  • Behaviour
  • Supporting maths, literacy and ICT
  • Assessment

You will gain a CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning. This qualifies you to work in schools and colleges to support students and also as a cover supervisor, which means you can supervise some students and classes without a teacher present.

This course is run by highly experienced teachers and assessors. You will be supported to regain your study skills and guided to achieve your highest potential. As well as giving you a professional qualification, you will also raise your personal achievement levels, make new and lasting friendships and open yourself up to a wide variety of new opportunities.

This course is part-time and you will spend one morning per week in college and one day in a school.

If you are not currently employed in a school then you will need to arrange a voluntary placement for at least one full day per week. You will also need to obtain a clean DBS and this is usually arranged between yourself and your school.

Loan options are available for this course.

 

 

Assessment

For each module you complete, you will be expected to produce an assignment. You will not take any exams but you will be observed in your school by your assessor.

Progression

You could become employed as a teaching assistant in schools or colleges.

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