Course Description

Teaching Assistant: Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

Global Edulink



Do you want to inspire and educate?

Anyone hoping to become a Teaching Assistant in a primary or secondary school should take a look at our NCFE Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools course.

Teaching assistants provide invaluable educational support to teachers which allows them to concentrate on teaching. Our course will prepare you for a rewarding career working with children in the classroom, a role which is in high demand across the country. Once you have graduated, you will be equipped with the skills and qualifications you need to help children learn and develop.

The course will improve your understanding of the factors affecting children’s and young people’s development, and equip you with the knowledge required to safeguard their welfare. You will enhance your communication skills and learn to build professional relationships with children, adults, and young people. Study the nature of schools as organisations to prepare you for working in that context.

We have a 98% success rate on this course and excellent feedback from our past students. A large proportion of graduates have acquired posts in mainstream and special schools teaching children who range from early years to secondary level.

After you have registered, you will receive access to our online learning area which contains all the course materials. The course is broken down into individual units that you will be required to pass to gain your qualification.

Studying with Global Edulink has many advantages. The course material is delivered straight to you, and can be adapted to fit in with your lifestyle. It is created by experts within the industry, meaning you are receiving accurate information, which is up-to-date and easy to understand. This course is comprised of professionally narrated e-Learning modules, interactive quizzes, tests and exams. All delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months). An effective support service and study materials will build your confidence to study efficiently and guide you to secure your qualification.

Course Objectives:

This qualification aims to provide learners with an understanding of the knowledge and skills needed when working directly with children or young people in school environments.

Who is it for?

  • The programme is for people who are working or wish to work as Teaching Assistants at Key Stages 1-4 and gain a nationally-recognised qualification. It can also help graduates to begin a career as a learning support assistant or special needs assistant.
  • It is suitable for learners not yet in a school role but who have the capability to achieve at Level 3, or learners in a Level 2 role wishing to demonstrate that they are ready for progression to Level 3.
  • It is also suitable as initial training for those newly in post.

Course Description:

The Level 3 Award includes four of the mandatory units required to gain the Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools. This enables credits and learning to be transferred from this qualification to the Level 3 Certificate and provides a direct progression route.

The online training course comprehensively covers the four modules that are listed under the curriculum. It is intended to be completed in 80 guided learning hours.

These are the four mandatory units that are required to achieve the NCFE Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools:

Unit 1: Understand Child and Young Person Development

This unit provides knowledge and understanding of how children and young people develop from birth to the age of 19, including underpinning theoretical perspectives.

It also covers the actions taken when differences in development are identified and the potential effects of transitions on children and young people.

Unit 2: Understand How to Safeguard the Well-being of Children and Young People

This unit provides the knowledge and understanding required to safeguard children and young people. It also contains material on e-safety.

Unit 3: Communication and Professional Relationships with Children, Young People and Adults

This unit provides knowledge and understanding of how to communicate effectively and build professional relationships with children, young people and adults.

Unit 4: Schools as Organisations

This unit aims to prepare the learner for working in a school. It covers knowledge and understanding of how schools operate.

Course Duration:

You will receive 6 months of access to your online study platform from the date that you purchase the course. Within the 6 month period, you can decide how quickly or slowly the training goes. It’s perfectly possible to complete the course in stages and fit your work in around your other commitments.

Method of Assessment:

The Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools is a knowledge-based qualification. As a result, a school placement is not required to successfully complete this course. Instead, you will be assessed through a series of written assignments.

The course has four units and there is an assignment for each that will need to be completed and submitted for marking. Your tutor will observe your progress and provide you with any necessary assistance.

Certification:

On successful completion, you will receive the industry recognised NCFE Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (QCF).

NCFE is recognised as an awarding organisation by the respective qualification regulators for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. These are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Welsh Government in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCA) in Northern Ireland.

Entry Requirement:

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, but you will need to have a good command of basic English and be at least 16 years of age. This is an online course, so you will also need easy access to the internet.

Career Path:

Once trained, you will be highly sought after by schools all over the UK who are looking for effective methods to support teaching and learning staff. If you are already working in a school as a Teaching Assistant, the course can reinforce and add to your skills. It also gives you the formal qualification you need to advance in your role.

Progression:

Learners will be able to progress to a broad range of destinations including:

  • Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools.
  • Level 3 Diplomas for the Children and Young People’s Workforce.
  • Foundation Degree in Supporting Inclusive Practice, BA degree in Education or PGCE.
  • A career in teaching.
  • Range of level 4 qualifications.

SPECIAL NOTE:

There is a charge of £199 for assessment and your certificate. You will need to pay this when you are submitting your assessments. It is not required to pay anything upon registration.


Course Code GEL1020
College Name Global Edulink
Course Category Adult Training and Development, Education
Course Type Online Learning
Course Qualification Level 3 Certificate
Course Location Ireland
Course Fee 114.90
Course Duration All delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months).
Course Times 54 GUIDED LEARNING HOURS
Title of Awarding On successful completion, you will receive the industry recognised NCFE Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (QCF).
Entry Requirements -The programme is for people who are working or wish to work as Teaching Assistants at Key Stages 1-4 and gain a nationally-recognised qualification. It can also help graduates to begin a career as a learning support assistant or special needs assistant. -It is suitable for learners not yet in a school role but who have the capability to achieve at Level 3, or learners in a Level 2 role wishing to demonstrate that they are ready for progression to Level 3. -It is also suitable as initial training for those newly in post.
Career Path Once trained, you will be highly sought after by schools all over the UK who are looking for effective methods to support teaching and learning staff. If you are already working in a school as a Teaching Assistant, the course can reinforce and add to your skills. It also gives you the formal qualification you need to advance in your role. Progression: Learners will be able to progress to a broad range of destinations including: - Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools. - Level 3 Diplomas for the Children and Young People’s Workforce. - Foundation Degree in Supporting Inclusive Practice, BA degree in Education or PGCE. - A career in teaching. - Range of level 4 qualifications.
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