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CACHE Teaching Assistant Course Level 3
A knowledge based qualification course, this is aimed at:
People not yet employed in a school environment;
People currently working as support staff in schools – this would include school administrators, teaching assistants, library assistants, receptionists, IT support workers, learning support assistants, lunchtime assistants – even caretakers;
People currently working with children and young people
People looking for initial training or access to a new career
About the Teaching Assistant Course
This course provides an overview and introduction to the responsibilities and duties of teaching assistants. It will provide students with a basis of knowledge that is required when you work in a school with children or young people.
The Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools is purely knowledge based so a placement in a school is not a requirement for successful completion of the course.
Qualification Number: 500/9963/2
Students need to gain 12 credits from the 4 units of the syllabus.
NB: You will need to have online access to complete the course.
If the prospect of exams frightens the life out of you, there is even more good news. There is no final exam!
What are my options after the course?
Our training courses and qualifications for teaching assistants are aimed at helping you advance your career in teaching support.
Become a teaching assistant. After successful completion of our teaching assistant’s training course, you would be eligible to apply for teaching assistant positions in a school.
Get promotion. If you are a teaching assistant already you might now be able to work unsupervised gain promotion to Senior Teaching Assistant, Senior Learning Support Assistant or Senior Special Educational Needs Assistant you might also qualify for a pay increase.
Build your career. If you want to take on further responsibilities and advance your teaching assistant career, you could take further teaching assistant qualifications for posts from Higher Level Teaching Assistant to Teacher.