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.
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:
- Focus Awards Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (RQF)
- Focus Awards Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools (RQF)
- Focus Awards Level 3 Award in Education and Training (RQF)
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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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-https://register.ofqual.gov.uk/Detail/Index/1391?category=organisations&query=focus%20awards.
This course is for anyone who is looking to start a career as:
- Teaching Assistant and Learning Support Assistant
- Senior Teaching Assistant
- Special Educational Needs Assistant
- Support Teacher
- 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.
There is no time frame to complete the course. Learners can complete it within 1 week (fast track) or up to 4 months.
Learners often approach us to ask questions about the Awarding Organisation (AO) that would certify their qualification. Such is the...