Course Overview

If you’re after an interesting career with a great work-life balance that promises plenty of opportunity for progression, then training to become a teaching assistant could be the right choice for you – and it’s easier than you’d think! This STL certificate is a competency-based course which lets you study as you gain practical experience, and at the end of it, you’ll be fully qualified to apply for jobs as a teaching assistant.

On this Ofsted recognised course, you’ll delve into the health and safety legislation that impacts learning environments, child protection, and the safeguarding of children. You’ll gain a comprehensive understanding of child development, and examine developmental and psychoanalytical theories. Finally, you’ll discover how to offer the very best support to children as they learn and grow, including how to support development with exploratory and imaginative play.

On this Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning, you’ll:

  • Gain a qualification that will allow you to apply for teaching assistant positions
  • Learn how to support the classroom teacher in the delivery of the curriculum
  • Gain practical experience as you study
  • Cover essential topic areas such as safeguarding, child development, and health and safety.

Course at a glance

Course duration

12

On average it takes our students 4 months to complete this course, however you have up to 12 months.

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Whichever career path you decide to choose, our 5‑step process can help you achieve your goals.

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We'll take the time to understand your goals

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Together we'll develop your learning journey

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You'll get access to our award-winning learning portal, MyOxbridge. If you like, add a printed version of your course too!

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Our team of highly qualified tutors are as passionate about your success as you are. That’s why you’ll receive as much one-to-one support as you need from the moment you enrol, right through to receiving your certificate

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Once you've passed, we’ll review your learning journey, and provide free resources such as our Job Ready or University Ready Pack.

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12

On average, students complete this course in 4 months, but we'll give you up to 12 months.

60mins/day

The learning hours for this course are up to 350 hours, which is around 60 minutes per day for 12 months.

This course can start as soon as you enrol.

We'll give you plenty of time to finish this course, but if you need more time, just ask!

Awarding Body

CACHE stands for the Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education, and are the leading specialist Awarding Organisation for the Care and Education Sector.

Our course code
X300
Qualification Code
603/2498/3
Official Qualification Title
NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning
Credits
35

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Entry requirements

Difficulty
Level three: the equivalent difficulty of an A-level or BTEC, usually suitable for most learners of all ages.
Entry requirements

As part of this course, you’ll need to complete 100 hours of placement in a school working with pupils in key stage one and upwards – not in nursery or reception.

Minimum age
16 years old.

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