Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools - Teaching Assistant Certificate

Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (QCF): Level 3

The course is suitable for learners working in roles that support pupil’s learning including teaching assistants, learning support assistants and special needs assistants.
Two types of learning outcomes: Skills that can be performed and knowledge that can be learnt. Units cover children and young people’s development, the requirements of safeguarding and the importance of equality, diversity and inclusion. You will study these units as well as other optional units: * Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults. * Schools as organisations. * Support learning activities. * Promote children and young people's positive behaviour. * Develop professional relationships with children, young people and adults. * Promote equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people. * Support assessment for learning. * Understand child and young person development. * Understand how to safeguard the well-being of children and young people. * Support children and your people's health and safety. * Engage in personal development in health, social care or children's and young people's settings.
You will need Level 2 or GCSE grade A-C in Maths and English. You may also be asked to complete a piece of free writing or a vocational assessment. If you meet the entry requirements you will then be offered an interview with a tutor to discuss the course. All learners need to complete a DBS application to ensure they are safe to work with children.
You will be taught using a range of teaching tools and techniques including lectures, role play activities, scenarios, group and pair work, assignments, presentations and work experience in the sector. As part of your course, you will have to attend a work placement: Days as placement Primary School: Mon-Wed 9.00-15.00. College day: Thu 9.00-17.00 (incl. 30 min lunch break and 15 min tea break). Please note that this is subject to change, check at enrolment.
All units are internally assessed. Learners must complete assignment tasks set by CACHE for knowledge outcomes within the college, as well as a variety of assessment methods in their work placement.
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Course Details

Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (QCF): Level 3
Course Code: A1248
Awarding Body: CACHE
Location: Willesden
of study:

Thursday 9.00-17.00

Start date: 02-09-2019
Duration: 36 weeks
Fees: UK (16-18): from £Free UK (19-23): from £1417 UK (24+): from £1417