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Course Introduction

Teachers Train Teachers as a multi accredited teachers training provider offers this course with the approval of the NCFE Cache. This qualification provides an in-depth understanding of the knowledge and skills required when working directly with children or young people in primary,secondary or special education needs schools.

The course develops the learner to help qualify them as a classroom assistant and concentrates on the stages from foundation to the end of key stage 4 including special needs.

It covers all aspects of specialist support including planning, delivering and reviewing assessment strategies to support learning alongside the teacher, bilingual and special need support, personal development and reflective practice.It is also a must-have for all those undertaking the level 3 supporting teaching and learning apprenticeship.

Course Delivery and Support

Course Schedule

3 hours a day

Course Fee

£1600 (with exam + VAT) 

Course Duration

14-16- Weeks Full Time

Who is it suitable for?

This qualification is aimed at learners working in roles that offer specialist support for pupils learning in primary, secondary or special school, as well as colleges.

Course Content

The units are broken down for you here so that you can see what your qualification will include.

Part 1 – Academic Lectures.

Students must attend all lectures and pass all  modules listed below, which are assessed entirely by Coursework.

Part 2 – Work Placement.

In order to successfully complete the course you are required to complete complete a work placement. Learner must complete minimum of 150 hours of work placement during the course and Teachers Train Teachers can help you find the work placement.

NoModule Reference NumberModuleLevelCredit Value Guided Learning HoursAssessment
1 T/616/5878 School and colleges as organization 3 2 10 Coursework
2 A/616/5879 Support health and safety in a learning environment 3 3 20 Coursework 11 L/616/5966 Engage in personal and professional developments 3 3 15 Coursework
3 M/616/5880 Understand how to safeguard children and young people 3 4 25 Coursework
4 T/616/5881 Develop professional relationships with children, young people and adults 3 2 15 Coursework
5 A/616/5882 Understand how children and young people develop 3 3 25 Coursework
6 F/616/5883 Support positive behavior in children and young people 3 4 20 Coursework
7 J/616/5884 Support children and young people during learning activities 3 4 25 Coursework
8 L/616/5885 Support English and Maths skills 3 2 25 Coursework
9 M/616/5958 Support health and safety in a learning environment 3 3 15 Coursework
10 J/616/5965 Support assessment for learning 3 4 15 Coursework
2 A/616/5879 Support health and safety in a learning environment 3 3 20 Coursework 11 L/616/5966 Engage in personal and professional developments 3 3 15 Coursework
12 D/616/5969 Support children and young people's speech language and communication 3 4 25 Coursework
13 Y/616/5971 Understand how to support bilingual learners 3 3 15 Coursework
14 A/616/5977 Understand how to support learning of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities 3 4 25 Coursework
15 F/616/5978 Support children and young people during transition 3 4 20 Coursework
16 J/616/5979 Support the role of play leisure and extra curricular activities for children and young people 3 3 15 Coursework

Teaching & Learning:

Each student will be assigned an assessor who will both abserve them in placement and support them through the course.
This is the recommended qualification for use in primary, secondary and special needs school.
The course is a 53-credit qualification and is accredited by NCFE Cache.

Progression Routes on Completion

Learners achieving the level 3 Diploma in Supporting in Teaching and Learning can progress onto the level 4 certificate for the advanced Practitioner in schools and colleges, a foundation degree, level 5 Diploma in Education and Training, or a specialist roles within the workforce.

Career Opportunities

This qualification provides you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to work in a variety of unsupervised job roles that support children and young people’s learning in schools or colleges. Roles this qualification will prepare you for include:

Tuition Fee

The tuition fee for the course is £1600.For some students we are offering flexible payment plans options. To check your eligibility for the payment plans, please speak to our admissions team at E:Admissions@teacherstrainteachers.co.uk or call us on +44 203 633 2344.

How to Apply

If you are interested in career in school as a fully qualified Teaching Assistant, please apply online, complete and return it to Teachers Train Teachers with the relevant qualification documents,a copy of passport, CV and personal statement and send them to admissions@teacherstrainteachers.co.uk