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Focus Awards Level 3 Award in Teaching Assistant (Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools) – RQF

£1000 £199 Limited Time Offer
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Monthly instalment plans are available.
Credits – 12    |   TQT – 120    |   GLH – 80
Recommended Course Duration – Up to 4 Months
Option to fast-track in 1 Week is available.


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The Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (RQF) is a UK OFQUAL accredited 100% online, competency-based Teaching Assistant (TA) qualification. It is suitable for all support staff roles in the school. The course aims to demonstrate an individual’s ability to deal with children and young people’s development, safeguarding their welfare and communication and professional relationships when working in primary, secondary or special schools. This course is an initial training for all those currently working or who wish to undertake a job as a teaching assistant. You are not required to have any prior qualification or experience to start this course, just a passion to teach.

Intended Audience

This Level 3 Award for those who wish to become a teaching assistant or those working in primary, secondary or special schools as teaching assistants, as Learning Support Assistants, as SEN Teaching Assistants, in Early Years Setting, etc.

Duration and Delivery

This Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification is designed to be completed online at the pace that suits you the best. This Level 3 course can take as little as 1 week or up to 4 months for you to become a qualified teaching assistant. You have a great opportunity of fast-track completion earlier at the pace and time of your choice. The OFQUAL Regulated Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools Level 3 qualification is delivered through our Virtual Learning Environment. Our online tutor support is there to facilitate you to achieve your success rate accordingly.

Assessment and Verification

All units within this OFQUAL Regulated Level 3 qualification are internally assessed by our qualified assessors and externally verified by the awarding organisation. The assessment takes the form of written assignments, detailed guidance for which will be provided by the tutor. You will receive tutor support once you are enrolled on our online portal to assist you in reaching your goals.


This is a thorough qualification of Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools, which helps learners enhance their career profile. Successful completion of this 100% accredited online course enables learners to proceed to the following qualifications:

Unit Structure

Unit 1: Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults

Unit 2: Schools as organisations

Unit 3: Understand child and young person development

Unit 4: Understand how to safeguard the well-being of children and young people

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Entry Requirement
There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification. However, the learners must be 16 years or above to get themselves enrolled in this course.
Practical Requirement
There is no practical requirement for this course.

How will I be assessed?

All units in the course will be assessed through a series of written assignments, which are submitted to and marked by your course tutor.
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The course is suitable for those currently working or who wish to undertake a job as a teaching assistant. It is also suitable for initial training.
The course is suitable for those currently working or who wish to undertake a job as a teaching assistant. It is also suitable for initial training.
The course requires 12 credits to be completed.

Our courses are OFQUAL approved as we work with an approved awarding organisation called “Focus Awards”. This is a well-respected awarding organisation for education and training courses. This is the confirmation of their status-

This course is for anyone who is looking to start a career as:

  1. Teaching Assistant and Learning Support Assistant
  2. Senior Teaching Assistant
  3. Special Educational Needs Assistant
  4. Support Teacher
  5. Classroom Assistant

This course will open doors to your new career as a teaching assistant working with children in a school environment.

This is a knowledge-based qualification. The learners do not need any work placement to complete this course.

You will receive your course material right after getting enrolled in this course at our online Virtual Learning Environment (VLE).
This qualification is nested. Qualifications within the nested suite allow students to be upgraded to a qualification of the same standard and subject within the scope of the Award, Certificate, and Diploma structure.

There is no time frame to complete the course. Learners can complete it within 1 week (fast track) or up to 4 months.

Have a quick look at the following chart for TA courses to know which course suits you the best:

Please refer to our main FAQs section or Contact Us; we have experienced course advisers who will be happy to assist you!

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Focus Awards L3ATA

Fast Track (Full) – Maximum duration: 6 Months*, Fast Track (Monthly) – Maximum duration: 6 Months*, Flexi (Full) – Maximum duration: 24 Months*, Flexi (Monthly) – Maximum duration: 24 Months*, Standard (Full) – Maximum duration: 6 Months*, Standard (Monthly) – Maximum duration: 6 Months*

5 reviews for Focus Awards Level 3 Award in Teaching Assistant (Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools) – RQF

  1. Ava Jane

    Having completed this qualification from School of Academics, I found all the staff members very helpful and accommodating every time. Great learning for me indeed!

  2. Rolla Lorenzen

    This knowledge-based qualification helped me utilize my time during the lockdown and provided me with initial training to become a teaching assistant. Looking forward to working with the School of Academics in future.

  3. Mia Rowley

    I have recently signed up to the Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Assistants with BSA and the experience, so far, has been great. The staff I spoke to online were brilliant. Would definitely recommend them and their courses!

  4. Harley Rice

    The course has been going smooth so far! The customer service I have received for enrollment has been painless. The tutor allocated to my course has been proactive in welcoming me to the course. I look forward to studying more courses for my professional development in future.

  5. Imogen Archer

    Great course, great tutor and great study resources to complete the assignments. Everything is readily available in the Virtual Learning Environment. I don’t have to wait for anything. Good job BSA!

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