This course is perfect for those already working or volunteering in a school. This Level 3 Certificate course has practical workplace observations in the classroom and requires students to undertake a minimum of 50+ hours work experience within a school setting.
We design all of our courses to meet the exacting educational standards set by our accreditors and regulators but we also want to make sure you succeed and reach your goals. Have a quick read about how we do this below.
All our courses are the full OFQUAL regulated qualifications studied entirely by home study & distance learning. This means at the end of your course you will have exactly the same qualification as you get at a local college. We’ll provide you with an expert personal tutor who is friendly and helpful, giving you 1 to 1 telephone and email support throughout your course. They’ll prepare you for your assignments and be delighted to ensure your success. Our passion enables you to complete your study as easily as possible!
The total RQF Guided Learning Hours for this Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools is 180 hours. You get a full 12 months to complete your course however as this course is completed via home study and you work entirely at your own pace – this means you can complete your course sooner if you wish to put in the extra study time! Alternatively should you find you need a little longer, for a small additional fee we can also extend your course for you.
All of your course materials are provided in ‘hard copy’ i.e books so you can have all your course materials, lessons, activities and assignments to keep forever. You may write notes in your books, underline, highlight and use your books as you want. There are a total of 11 written RQF work assignments to complete on this course and you will also need to complete practical work-based assessments (observations) in the classroom at this level.
We understand how eager you are to get started so we process your enrolment and dispatch your study materials as quickly as possible. Normally this will mean if your enrolment is received by 4p.m, your course is sent out by first class post and you receive it next working day. On weekends and Bank Holidays it may take a couple of extra days. If there’s any delay we’ll keep you informed. If you have not received your course after 3 working days please contact us.
Expert and friendly tutors are on hand to guide you through your course with 1 to 1 support by telephone and e-mail, providing feedback at every stage. Your tutor is allocated as soon as you have registered for the course and they will be delighted to help you complete your course assessments through your home study assignments.
You must be 16+ years of age and also be working or volunteering in a school to enrol on this course. You will need to complete 50+ hours of work-placement observations in the school and your placement needs to be in an infant, primary, junior or secondary school, supporting learners between the ages of 4 and 16. This course requires no other previous experience for you to enrol. You can enrol at any-time of the year as this is a home study course. This course is accredited by NCFE CACHE and provides the official government Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification from the government examinations department OFQUAL. This course provides exactly the same qualification as gained at a local college.