Teaching Assistant: CACHE Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools (QCF)

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Teaching Assistant CACHE Level 3

This is a knowledge based qualification; it is suitable for:

  • Students who may not yet be employed within a school
  • All support staff roles in schools, including school administrator, receptionist, library assistant, IT support worker, learning support assistant, teaching assistant, caretaker, lunch-time assistant
  • Those who work directly with children and young people
  • Students who require initial training or an induction to a new role

About CACHE LEVEL 3 Teaching Assistant

The CACHE Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools qualification is an introduction to the role and responsibilities of teaching assistants. The qualification will provide…

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Teaching Assistant CACHE Level 3

This is a knowledge based qualification; it is suitable for:

  • Students who may not yet be employed within a school
  • All support staff roles in schools, including school administrator, receptionist, library assistant, IT support worker, learning support assistant, teaching assistant, caretaker, lunch-time assistant
  • Those who work directly with children and young people
  • Students who require initial training or an induction to a new role

About CACHE LEVEL 3 Teaching Assistant

The CACHE Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools qualification is an introduction to the role and responsibilities of teaching assistants. The qualification will provide learners with an understanding of the knowledge needed when working directly with children or young people in school environments.

The Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools is a knowledge based qualification and thus a school placement is not needed in order to successfully complete this course.

Qualification Number: 500/9963/2

To gain the qualification learners will need to achieve 12 credits from the 4 units below.

Syllabus

Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults

(F/601/3327, Unit Level: 3; GLH: 10 hours; Credits: 2)

  • Understand the principles of developing positive relationships with children, young people and adults
  • Understand how to communicate with children, young people and adults
  • Understand legislation, policies and procedures for confidentiality and sharing information, including data protection

Schools as organisations

(A/601/3326, Unit Level: 3; GLH: 15 hours; Credits: 3)

  • Know the structure of education from early years to post-compulsory education
  • Understand how schools are organised in terms of roles and responsibilities
  • Understand school ethos, mission, aims and values
  • Know about the legislation affecting schools
  • Understand the purpose of school policies and procedures
  • Understand the wider context in which schools operate

Understand Child and Young Person Development

(L/601/1693, Unit Level: 3; GLH: 30 hours; Credits: 4)

  • Understand the expected pattern of development for children and young people from birth - 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.
  • Understand the importance of early intervention to support the speech, language and communication needs of children and young people.
  • Understand the potential effects of transitions on children and young people’s development.

Understand How to Safeguard the Wellbeing of Children and Young People

(Y/601/1695, Unit Level: 3; GLH: 25 hours; Credits: 3)

  • Understand the main legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding children and young people.
  • Understand the importance of working in partnership with other organisations to safeguard children and young people.
  • Understand the importance of ensuring children and young people’s safety and protection in the work setting.
  • Understand how to respond to evidence or concerns that a child or young person has been abused or harmed.
  • Understand how to respond to evidence or concerns that a child or young person has been bullied.
  • Understand how to work with children and young people to support their safety and wellbeing.
  • Understand the importance of e-safety for children and young people.

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Qualifications

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

On completion of this course you will receive the CACHE 3 Level Award in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools (QCF) qualification. This qualification is listed on the QCF (Qualification Number: 500/9963/2).

CACHE is the UK's only specialist awarding organisation for the children and adult care sectors. CACHE continue to develop the most up to date and relevant qualifications for the new QCF 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 is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

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 via ElearnUK.

If you do not have Internet access, or would prefer to study this course via the traditional paper/postal based study method, you can find more information on the course by clicking on the link below.

Stonebridge Prices

Studying by Post. If you would like to pay by instalments, we do offer an affordable interest free payment plan scheme which allows you to spread the cost of your course over a number of months. However, to use this option you will need to study for your course using the traditional paper-based method. For more information on our payment plans please visit our website at www.stonebridge.uk.com

The reason why the course fee is less if you choose to study online, is because with online study there are no costs associated with postage and printing etc. and thus we are able to offer the course at a reduced rate.

The total amount payable over the term's period, is no more than the total cash price of the course.
(APR = 0%). Written quotations are available on request.

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: 80 hrs.

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