CACHE Level 3 Teaching Assistant & SEN Certificate

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CACHE Level 3 Teaching Assistant & SEN Certificate


*Recognised Qualification* | Accepted in ALL Schools | OFQUAL Regulated Qualification | OFSTED Approved

Level 3 Award - Supporting Teaching and Learning
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The Learning College Group offers this Teaching Assistant qualification that is fully Regulated and accepted in all schools across the UK. It enables you to work with children between the ages of 5-18 years.

If you are looking to become a Teaching Assistant and wish to gain the required 'recognised' qualification that's accepted in all UK schools, this is the perfect Teaching Assistant certificate course for you. This guided Teaching Assistant certificate qualification is simple to follow and supported fully by a personal 1-2-1 Tutor that will assist you step by step.

This Teaching Assistant certificate is awarded by NCFE CACHE one of the UK's leading Awarding bodies. The Teaching Assistant certificate is on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) previously know as the (NVQ).

By registering for this Teaching Assistant certificate qualification you will be learning the fundamental areas of working as a Teaching Assistant to the standards setout by OFQUAL and OFSTED to ensure the children within the school are being led by a qualified Teaching Assistant.

At the end of the Teaching Assistant certificate qualification you will be fully quialified to work as a 1-2-1 Teaching Assistant, SEN Teaching Assistant or an Learner Support Assistant (LSA). Working within the classroom setting and supporting the Teacher on a daily basis, the role of the Teaching Assistant has become an integral part to the schooling system. It is why all schools will be looking for the recognised Teaching Assistant qualification and not just a simple CPD course.

Full recruitmnent support is given to all learners passing their qualifications, to help them find jobs within Primary & Secondary schools across the UK


Level 3 Award - Supporting Teaching and Learning

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CACHE Level 3 Teaching Assistant (RQF) Recognised Qualification & SEN Certificate Course.

*A placement in a school is NOT required in order to study and complete this qualification*

Units Covered Within Your Teaching Assistant Qualification:

Teaching Assistant Unit 1 – Schools and Colleges as Organisations

Learner Outcomes:

  • Understand the structure of education from early years to post-compulsory education
  • Understand how schools and colleges are organised in terms of roles and responsibilities
  • Understand teamwork in schools and colleges
  • Understand educational ethos, mission, aims and values
  • Understand the purpose of policies and procedures in education

Teaching Assistant Unit 2 – Support Health and Safety in a Learning Environment

Learner Outcomes:

  • Understand hot to plan and provide environments that support children and young people’s health and safety
  • Understand how to recognise and manage risks to health, safety and security in a learning environment or during off-site visits
  • Understand how to support children and young people to assess and manage risk for themselves
  • Understand appropriate responses to accidents, incidents, emergencies and illness in the learning environment and during off-site visits
  • Understand own role in assisting in the administration of medication

Teaching Assistant Unit 3 – Understand how Children and Young People Develop

Learner Outcomes:

  • Understand the expected pattern of development for children and young people from birth to 19 years
  • Understand the factors that influence children and young people’s development and how these affect practice
  • Understand how to monitor children and young people’s development and interventions that should take place if this is not following the expected pattern

Teaching Assistant Unit 4 – Understand how to Safeguard Children and Young People

Learner Outcomes:

  • Understand legislation guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding children and young people
  • Understand how to work in partnership with other organisations to safeguard children and young people
  • Understand the need to ensure children and young people’s safety and protection in the learning environment
  • Understand how to respond to evidence or concerns that a child or young person has been abused or harmed
  • Understand how to work with children and young people to support their well-being

The Teaching Assistant Qualification

Qualification reference number – 603/2495/8

Credit Value - 12

Full recruitmnent support is given to all learners passing their qualifications, to help them find jobs within Primary & Secondary schools across the UK

Teaching Assistant qualification Assessment Process:

Assessments are a great way of checking your progress allowing you to apply your learning to real-world situations. Through the Teaching Assistant Level 3 (RQF) Course by NCFE CACHE, you will be assessed by a series of written assignments, which are submitted to and marked by your tutor.

All assignments are set by NCFE CACHE. Upon verification of the activities, exercises and assignments, a certificate of achievement will be awarded by NCFE, as confirmation that your written work has met all of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for the teaching assistant course.

Please note: There is no examination required for this Teaching Assistant qualification course.

What's included with the Teaching Assistant qualification?

You will have access to a qualified 1-2-1 tutor throughout your Teaching Assistant qualification, via email, who will mark your work and guide you through your teaching assistant course to help you prepare for your assignments. You will be guided throughout your Teaching Assistant qualification study via our Learner Management System (LMS), this makes learning as simple as possible. Full tutor support will be given throughout your teaching assistant qualification level 3 course on a 1-2-1 basis to ensure your learning outcomes are met to a satisfactory standard.

Study Time

Study Hours are an approximate figure and are dependent upon how much time you can dedicate to your teaching assistant studies and how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. You should allow enough time to complete assignments/ question papers to ensure satisfactory outcomes are met.

The approximate amount of time required to complete the Teaching Assistant (Level 3) Course is: 120 hrs

Certification fee upon compeltion is £95.00


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About The Learning College Group

The Learning College Group
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Our home study courses are fully flexible allowing you to complete your qualification at your own pace and in your own time. The courses offered with The Learning College Group have been designed to make learning at home easy. We offer full tutor support throughout your course to ensure you are on the right track at all times. We also provide you with all the required materials and resources to ensure you understand every part of each unit. By using various tutoring styles we can be sure you are following the course materials and completing your qualifications to the highest standard possible. Global Leader in online learning The Learning College Group has learners all over the world currently studying our courses. As a global college we have a wealth of experienced tutors and team members to ensure your study time with us is to the highest of standard at all times. We have extensive knowledge as to what our learners require from us upon completing courses through our college. By offering a personal, high quality service we ensure a smooth learning process throughout. The courses we deliver are via ‘blended’ learning. This means you have a mixture of different learning approaches depending on your learning preference. You can fit your studies around your current lifestyle by learning as and when is convenient to yourself.
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