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  • 80 guided learning hours
  • 12 credits
  • No placement needed

NCFE CACHE Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning (RQF)

Key Points

  • Become a qualified teaching assistant
  • Develop an essential understanding in child and young person development
  • Learn how to support children in a classroom setting
  • Fully revised and updated course for 2020
  • Work in primary or secondary school settings
  • Gain an Ofqual regulated qualification

About your Level 3 Award

Revised and updated for 2020, this level 3 course boasts the latest approaches and methodologies for teaching assistants in both primary and secondary settings.

Your course in supporting teaching and learning will give you all the knowledge you need to become a qualified teaching assistant.

This course will allow you to gain an understanding of the importance of child development in a school setting. It will cover patterns of behaviour, influences and interventions which will help you to provide the best possible support for the children in your care.

Safeguarding and key child protection legislation will form an essential part of your studies. You will need to develop a firm understanding of these policies to act responsibly and with the children’s best interests at heart.

You will also learn about how schools and colleges operate, health and safety, and how to create a safe and supportive learning environment.

Upon completion of this course, you will be ready to embark on your career in education, providing a source of support for both your class teacher and the children.

Who should study this course?

This Level 3 supporting teaching and learning course is best suited to those who seek a career as a teaching assistant or might consider becoming a teacher. You can try this type of course to discover what a teaching career might entail before fully committing to a degree.

You can embark on this course straight away, with no prior qualifications or any previous teaching assistant experience.

Am I required to do a placement?

Unlike other teaching qualifications, this NCFE CACHE approved course in Supporting teaching and learning at level 3 does not require a work placement in a school setting. The course is entirely home-based and you can qualify in your own time, at your own pace.

What happens after the course?

At the end of this course, you will understand the essential, practical concepts of supporting teaching and learning. You will be able to seek work as a teaching assistant straight away, or you can choose to continue your studies. You can follow up with a Higher Level Teaching Assistant Certificate at Level 4, you can approach a specific area of interest with a Special Educational Needs Diploma, or you can prepare for university with an Access to Higher Education Diploma in Education.

As a qualified teaching assistant, you will be able to find work in public or private schools. Examples of positions available include:

  • Senior special educational needs assistant
  • Education support worker
  • Senior teaching assistant

Qualification: NCFE CACHE Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools (RQF)

CACHE

On completion of this course you will receive the NCFE CACHE 3 Level Award in Supporting Teaching & Learning (RQF) qualification. This qualification is listed on the RQF (Qualification Number: 603/2495/8).

CACHE is the UK's only specialist awarding organisation for the children and adult care sectors. NCFE CACHE continue to develop the most up to date and relevant qualifications for the new RQF and work closely with Sector Skills Councils to ensure the highest level of quality and a cutting-edge service to their customers, our learners, and the sector.

Requirements for Entry

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification but learners will need to be at least 16 years of age.

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Stonebridge is a NCFE CACHE registered Centre

NCFE CACHE is the UK's longest established awarding body, recognised as a highly professional and responsive organisation, committed to maintaining excellent customer service and a friendly approach.
 
NCFE CACHE is one of the UK’s fastest growing national awarding bodies, designing and awarding qualifications that are nationally recognised to meet the needs of learners and employers.

Accreditation by NCFE CACHE is a guarantee of quality. It means that the college has been inspected and approved by an independent and experienced education professional and is quality audited biannually by NCFE CACHE. The centre delivering the programmes has been licensed by NCFE CACHE on the basis of its own quality systems. At the end of an accredited course, successful learners will also receive an NCFE CACHE Award certificate of achievement.

NCFE CACHE provide a wide range of qualifications accredited by Ofqual at different levels and in a variety of subject areas. NCFE CACHE also offer NVQs, Key Skills, Basic Skills and Entry Level qualifications.
 
Accreditation by NCFE CACHE is a guarantee of quality. It means that the college has been inspected and approved by an independent and experienced education professional and is quality audited biannually by NCFE CACHE . The centre delivering the programmes has been licensed by NCFE CACHE on the basis of its own quality systems. At the end of an accredited course, successful learners will also receive an NCFE CACHE Award certificate of achievement.
 
Our NCFE CACHE accredited courses are accredited to various levels (from level 1 – level 5). These courses lead to a nationally recognised NCFE CACHE certificate for successful learners. That means that the course is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to that level on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
 
Last year over a quarter of a million learners from almost 1000 training organisations chose NCFE CACHE as the awarding body to help them move their careers forward.

If you would like to visit NCFE CACHE ’s website, please click here.

Unit 1: Schools and colleges as organisations

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the structure of education from early years to post-compulsory education
  • Understand how schools and colleges are organised in terms of roles and responsibilities
  • Understand teamwork in schools and colleges
  • Understand educational ethos, mission, aims and values
  • Understand the purpose of policies and procedures in education

Unit 2: Understand how children and young people develop

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the expected pattern of development for children and young people from birth to 19 years
  • Understand the factors that influence children and young people’s development and how these affect practice
  • Understand how to monitor children and young people’s development and interventions that should take place if this is not following the expected pattern

Unit 3: Support health and safety in a learning environment

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand how to plan and provide environments that support children and young people’s health and safety
  • Understand how to recognise and manage risks to health, safety and security in a learning environment or during off-site visits
  • Understand how to support children and young people to assess and manage risk for themselves
  • Understand appropriate responses to accidents, incidents, emergencies and illness in the learning environment and during off-site visits
  • Understand own role in assisting in the administration of medication

Unit 4: Understand how to safeguard children and young people

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding children and young people
  • Understand how to work in partnership with other organisations to safeguard children and young people
  • Understand the need to ensure children and young people’s safety and protection in the learning environment
  • Understand how to respond to evidence or concerns that a child or young person has been abused or harmed
  • Understand how to work with children and young people to support their well-being
  • All study materials required to complete the course (please note access to a PC is required in order to complete this course)
  • Additional learning resources
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the registration and certification with our awarding body, NCFE CACHE

NCFE CACHE Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning (RQF)

Key Points

  • Become a qualified teaching assistant
  • Develop an essential understanding in child and young person development
  • Learn how to support children in a classroom setting
  • Fully revised and updated course for 2020
  • Work in primary or secondary school settings
  • Gain an Ofqual regulated qualification

About your Level 3 Award

Revised and updated for 2020, this level 3 course boasts the latest approaches and methodologies for teaching assistants in both primary and secondary settings.

Your course in supporting teaching and learning will give you all the knowledge you need to become a qualified teaching assistant.

This course will allow you to gain an understanding of the importance of child development in a school setting. It will cover patterns of behaviour, influences and interventions which will help you to provide the best possible support for the children in your care.

Safeguarding and key child protection legislation will form an essential part of your studies. You will need to develop a firm understanding of these policies to act responsibly and with the children’s best interests at heart.

You will also learn about how schools and colleges operate, health and safety, and how to create a safe and supportive learning environment.

Upon completion of this course, you will be ready to embark on your career in education, providing a source of support for both your class teacher and the children.

Who should study this course?

This Level 3 supporting teaching and learning course is best suited to those who seek a career as a teaching assistant or might consider becoming a teacher. You can try this type of course to discover what a teaching career might entail before fully committing to a degree.

You can embark on this course straight away, with no prior qualifications or any previous teaching assistant experience.

Am I required to do a placement?

Unlike other teaching qualifications, this NCFE CACHE approved course in Supporting teaching and learning at level 3 does not require a work placement in a school setting. The course is entirely home-based and you can qualify in your own time, at your own pace.

What happens after the course?

At the end of this course, you will understand the essential, practical concepts of supporting teaching and learning. You will be able to seek work as a teaching assistant straight away, or you can choose to continue your studies. You can follow up with a Higher Level Teaching Assistant Certificate at Level 4, you can approach a specific area of interest with a Special Educational Needs Diploma, or you can prepare for university with an Access to Higher Education Diploma in Education.

As a qualified teaching assistant, you will be able to find work in public or private schools. Examples of positions available include:

  • Senior special educational needs assistant
  • Education support worker
  • Senior teaching assistant

Qualification: NCFE CACHE Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools (RQF)

CACHE

On completion of this course you will receive the NCFE CACHE 3 Level Award in Supporting Teaching & Learning (RQF) qualification. This qualification is listed on the RQF (Qualification Number: 603/2495/8).

CACHE is the UK's only specialist awarding organisation for the children and adult care sectors. NCFE CACHE continue to develop the most up to date and relevant qualifications for the new RQF and work closely with Sector Skills Councils to ensure the highest level of quality and a cutting-edge service to their customers, our learners, and the sector.

Requirements for Entry

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification but learners will need to be at least 16 years of age.

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Stonebridge is a NCFE CACHE registered Centre

NCFE CACHE is the UK's longest established awarding body, recognised as a highly professional and responsive organisation, committed to maintaining excellent customer service and a friendly approach.
 
NCFE CACHE is one of the UK’s fastest growing national awarding bodies, designing and awarding qualifications that are nationally recognised to meet the needs of learners and employers.

Accreditation by NCFE CACHE is a guarantee of quality. It means that the college has been inspected and approved by an independent and experienced education professional and is quality audited biannually by NCFE CACHE. The centre delivering the programmes has been licensed by NCFE CACHE on the basis of its own quality systems. At the end of an accredited course, successful learners will also receive an NCFE CACHE Award certificate of achievement.

NCFE CACHE provide a wide range of qualifications accredited by Ofqual at different levels and in a variety of subject areas. NCFE CACHE also offer NVQs, Key Skills, Basic Skills and Entry Level qualifications.
 
Accreditation by NCFE CACHE is a guarantee of quality. It means that the college has been inspected and approved by an independent and experienced education professional and is quality audited biannually by NCFE CACHE . The centre delivering the programmes has been licensed by NCFE CACHE on the basis of its own quality systems. At the end of an accredited course, successful learners will also receive an NCFE CACHE Award certificate of achievement.
 
Our NCFE CACHE accredited courses are accredited to various levels (from level 1 – level 5). These courses lead to a nationally recognised NCFE CACHE certificate for successful learners. That means that the course is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to that level on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
 
Last year over a quarter of a million learners from almost 1000 training organisations chose NCFE CACHE as the awarding body to help them move their careers forward.

If you would like to visit NCFE CACHE ’s website, please click here.

Unit 1: Schools and colleges as organisations

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the structure of education from early years to post-compulsory education
  • Understand how schools and colleges are organised in terms of roles and responsibilities
  • Understand teamwork in schools and colleges
  • Understand educational ethos, mission, aims and values
  • Understand the purpose of policies and procedures in education

Unit 2: Understand how children and young people develop

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the expected pattern of development for children and young people from birth to 19 years
  • Understand the factors that influence children and young people’s development and how these affect practice
  • Understand how to monitor children and young people’s development and interventions that should take place if this is not following the expected pattern

Unit 3: Support health and safety in a learning environment

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand how to plan and provide environments that support children and young people’s health and safety
  • Understand how to recognise and manage risks to health, safety and security in a learning environment or during off-site visits
  • Understand how to support children and young people to assess and manage risk for themselves
  • Understand appropriate responses to accidents, incidents, emergencies and illness in the learning environment and during off-site visits
  • Understand own role in assisting in the administration of medication

Unit 4: Understand how to safeguard children and young people

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding children and young people
  • Understand how to work in partnership with other organisations to safeguard children and young people
  • Understand the need to ensure children and young people’s safety and protection in the learning environment
  • Understand how to respond to evidence or concerns that a child or young person has been abused or harmed
  • Understand how to work with children and young people to support their well-being
  • All study materials required to complete the course (please note access to a PC is required in order to complete this course)
  • Additional learning resources
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the registration and certification with our awarding body, NCFE CACHE
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