TeachING Assistant
Specialist Support Teaching & Learning in Schools Level 3 Diploma (RQF)

This Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching & Learning in Schools course is suitable for students aged 16+ who are currently working or volunteering in a school in the role of Teaching Assistant, Classroom Assistant or Learning Support Assistant.

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What is the TeachING Assistant Level 3 Diploma ?

Fully recognised and accepted by OFSTED this home learning course covers all the units of the Level 3 Cert in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools. In addition, this course will cover 3 additional units covering working with disabled, special educational needs and children with learning and behavioural issues.

Learners will complete 14 units of study in total as listed below.

  • Understand children and young person development
  • Understand how to safeguard the wellbeing of children and young people
  • Support children and young people’s safety
  • Engage in personal development in young people’s settings
  • 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
  • Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults
  • Schools as organisations Support
  • Children’s speech, language and communication
  • Support disabled children and young people and those with SEND
  • Support children and young people with behaviour, emotional and social development needs

Entry Requirements

  • No previous qualifications are required.
  • A placement either employed or voluntary is required for a minimum of 1 day per week for the duration of the whole Course. The placement must be in a classroom setting (Reception or above).
  • Learners must be aged 16 Years or above
  • Possess a solid knowledge of the English language
  • Have access to a PC and the internet for the duration of the whole course
  • Basic computer skills: e.g. Word processing, emailing, uploading documents etc
  • Have a genuine desire to succeed

Course Duration

This course comes with 12 months of support included; on average learners complete this course within 6-9 months

Guided Learning Hours (GLH) – 232 Hours
Total Qualification Time (TQT) – 440 Hours

Our Policy

At The Big Teacher we operate a policy of honesty, our prices are all inclusive of the following:

  • Access to our user friendly e-learning platform
  • Outstanding tutor support
  • Course materials
  • Certification

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