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Teaching Assistant Level 3 Standard



Approx. duration: 18-24 months

Start date: Anytime

Attendance: One evening at college per week

Entry Requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to a thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability. You may be required to come in and undertake an interview or assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSEs including Maths and English 9-4/A-C or a commitment to undertake Level 2 maths and English Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week and have a contract of employment. A DBS check is also required.

On-programme learning: English and Maths (if required) to achieve Level 2.

End-point assessment: Delivered by CACHE

Progression: Higher Level Apprenticeship Teaching Assistant, Learning support assistant.

Course Summary: Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer. Teaching Assistants to work in Primary, Special and Secondary education across all age ranges encompassing special educational needs and emotional vulnerabilities. The primary role of the Teaching Assistant is to support the class teacher to enhance pupils’ learning, in groups or individually, ensuring pupils understand the work set, know their learning objectives and stay on task to make progress. The apprentice will complete an Endpoint Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.