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TEACHING ASSISTANT: SUPPORTING TEACHING AND LEARNING IN SCHOOLS CERTIFICATE (QCF) LEVEL 3 COURSE
 
TEACHING ASSISTANT: SUPPORTING TEACHING AND LEARNING IN SCHOOLS CERTIFICATE (QCF) LEVEL 3 COURSE
 
£649.99
 

COURSE CODE 709


 

 The NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools course is aimed at anyone looking to work in supporting teaching and learning in schools, for example as a teaching assistant. The primary function of a teaching assistant is to support the teacher in the classroom to ensure the pupils are able to derive the most benefit from each lesson.

Our teaching and learning course focuses on understanding, supporting, safeguarding and developing children and young people. It not only covers the theoretical knowledge underpinning the work of a teaching assistant, but it also requires a practical and competence-based element giving you the opportunity to conduct some of your learning in the workplace.

Upon successful completion of our NCFE Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Level 3 course you will receive a qualification listed on the QCF (Qualifications and Credit Framework) at level 3 (Qualification Reference Number: 501/0403/2). This course has been assigned 32 credits.

50-Hour Placement

In order to successfully complete this NCFE Level 3 Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools qualification you are required to complete a work placement of at least 50 hours. The placement is compulsory for this course and the student is responsible for arranging their placement.

Along with their first set of course materials, students will receive a comprehensive guide giving them plenty of information on what is required of them during the placement, how to set up the placement and the types of activities that they will be required to complete on the placement (including examples of the types of paperwork that will need to be submitted to your tutor for evidence).

The work placement needs to be for a period of at least 50 hours, though it can be longer if needed.

What Can I Do After Taking This Course?

Become a teaching assistant. After successfully completing our Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Level 3, you could apply for a teaching assistant position within a nursery, infant or junior school, special school, secondary school or independent school, earning up to £18,000*/year.

Gain a promotion. If you are already working as a teaching assistant you may be eligible to work without supervision, for a promotion to Senior Teaching Assistant, SeniorLearning Support Assistant or Senior Special Educational Needs Assistant, and for an increase in pay.

Study for a foundation degree. If you wish to attend university and obtain a degree, you may be able to study for a foundation degree.

Build your career. If you wish to increase your responsibilities and build your teaching assistant career you could continue your teaching and learning courses to become anything from a Higher Level Teaching Assistant to a Teacher by progressing to:

  • NCFE Level 3 Certificate in cover Supervision of Pupils in Schools
  • NCFE Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools

Qualifications

Qualification: NCFE Level 3 Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Certificate

On successful completion of our NCFE Level 3 Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Qualification you will receive a qualification listed on the QCF at level 3 (Qualification Reference Number: 501/0403/2). This course has also been assigned 32 credits.

Requirements for Entry

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Please note: You must be at least 16 years of age to join this course.

Professional Membership

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

NCFE

NCFE

Stonebridge is a NCFE registered Centre

NCFE 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 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 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. The centre delivering the programmes has been licensed by NCFE on the basis of its own quality systems. At the end of an accredited course, successful learners will also receive an NCFE Award certificate of achievement.

NCFE provide a wide range of qualifications accredited by Ofqual at different levels and in a variety of subject areas. NCFE also offer NVQs, Key Skills, Basic Skills and Entry Level qualifications.
 
Accreditation by NCFE 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. The centre delivering the programmes has been licensed by NCFE on the basis of its own quality systems. At the end of an accredited course, successful learners will also receive an NCFE Award certificate of achievement.
 
Our NCFE accredited courses are accredited to various levels (from level 1 – level 5). These courses lead to a NCFE certificate for successful learners. 
 
Last year over a quarter of a million learners from almost 1000 training organisations chose NCFE as the awarding body to help them move their careers forward.

Study Options

In order to offer our students the most convenient and flexible distance learning courses, Stonebridge Associated College offers you the option to study for your course via two methods:

  • 1. Via the traditional paper-based method.
  • 2. Through the online method.

 

Please note: This course is textbook based, and therefore the lessons are not available to be viewed online. If you choose the online method of study with this course, you will be able to view your question papers and tutor feedback online.

Study Hours

This is only an approximate figure and is dependant upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each lesson there is a question paper that needs to be completed and returned to your tutor. You should allow at least 1 - 2 hours of study to complete each question paper.

The approximate amount of time required to complete the course is: 180.07 hrs.

Tutor Support

With this course you will have unlimited access to your own personal tutor who specialises in their field of study. It is your personal tutor's role to ensure that you receive constructive feedback and to deal with any queries you may have. You are more than welcome to telephone, fax or email your personal tutor.

You will also have access to a dedicated and friendly team of administrators and course advisors who offer sound and professional guidance and advice when you need it. This ensures that you will never feel neglected and that you will alwayssucceed!

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.



Advantages of this distance learning course:
  • Home Study: you declare when you study, no need to attend class at fixed times and fixed dates. Your study hours fit around you!
  • We will post all the beautifully printed course materials to you. Everything is written in a clear and easy-to-understand format.
  • Start this course anytime of the year! No need to wait until the new academic year starts. Enroll today so soon you'll start improving your CV or re-skill for your new career.
  • Create your own study routine, learn at your own pace, complete your course as quickly or slowly as your circumstance dictate.
  • Your home learning is totally supported by experienced tutors who guide, encourage and assess your progress. You will not be alone because all our tutors are friendly and approachable.


TEACHING ASSISTANT: SUPPORTING TEACHING AND LEARNING IN SCHOOLS CERTIFICATE (QCF) LEVEL 3 COURSE
 
TEACHING ASSISTANT: SUPPORTING TEACHING AND LEARNING IN SCHOOLS CERTIFICATE (QCF) LEVEL 3 COURSE
 
 
£649.99
 

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