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NCFE CACHE Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools LV3 Award (RQF)

Online Teaching Assistant Courses (Level 3) - NCFE CACHE accredited “Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools” level 3 Award course. It is suitable for all students looking to kick start their career as a classroom assistant.

The online teaching assistant courses cover 4 theory-based units, so there is no requirement for any placement work to be carried out.

The course provides the perfect stepping stone for further studies. Allowing learners to progress onto the LV3 certificate or Diploma at a later date if required.

This course is ideal for beginners or those with experience looking to gain certification proving their skills.

If this is a new subject or your first venture into the sector, this course provides a perfect solution for those looking to gain a recognised qualification.


Qualification: Official RQF 
Support: 12 months of support included 
Experience: No Experience Required 
Start Date: Anytime - We enrol 365 days a year 
Placement: No Placement Required 
Accredited: NCFE CACHE

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Course Details

Course Syllabus

Learners will complete 4 units of study in total as listed below.
4 tutor marked assignment to complete

Unit 1: Schools & Colleges as Organisations
Unit 2: Support Health & Safety in a learning environment
Unit 3: Understand how to Safeguard Children & Young People
Unit 4: Develop Professional Relationships with Children, Young People & Adults

Entry Requirements

No previous qualifications are required

Students looking to enrol onto this course should meet the following criteria:

Be aged 16 Years or above
Possess a solid knowledge of the English language
Have access to a PC and the internet for the duration of the whole course
Basic computer skills: e.g Word processing, emailing, uploading documents etc
Have a genuine desire to succeed

Course Duration

This course comes with 12 months of support included:

Guided Learning Hours (GLH) – 8o Hours
Total Qualification Time (TQT) – 120 Hours

On average, learners will complete this course within 4 months.

Qualification Awarded

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

Qualification ref:  500/9963/2
Credit value: 12
Awarding body: NCFE CACHE

CACHE Accredited

Please note that although you are purchasing this course from us, the delivery, assessment and quality assurance will be carried out by our learning partner Kendal Publishing (Study House), which is the approved CACHE centre. Certification on successful completion will also be arranged by Kendal Publishing.

This course provides successful students with a qualification from CACHE, listed on the RQF (Regulated Qualification Framework) database. CACHE is recognised as an awarding organisation by the qualification regulators for England, Wales and Northern Ireland, who are: the office of the qualifications and examinations regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Welsh Government and the council for curriculum, examinations and assessment (CCA) in Northern Ireland.

Please note: This qualification is not recognised in Scotland.

Study Method

Select between studying purely online or opt to receive a paper copy of your lessons in the post.

If you opt for a paper copy:

Your initial study pack will be posted to you within 7 days of making payment. Your course pack will contain all you need to start your course, including your course lessons, tutor details, support contact details and student study guide.

Learners are then able to prepare their assignments using a word processing program ready to be emailed directly to their tutor for marking.

If you opt for the online version:

You will access your course lessons using our online learning platform, you can access all of your correspondence, FAQ’s and general course guidance. Our platform can be accessed from anywhere with an internet connection 24/7.

Tutors & Support

All learners have access to a qualified tutor via email for the stated support period. In addition to this, you are able to speak to our support team via telephone with any query you may have relating your course.

Our tutors and support team have years of experience in delivering online and distance learning courses. If you require help, then we are only a phone call away.

Assessment

Learners will be required to complete a series of tutor-marked assignments ( normally 1 after each unit) as they progress through this course. Each assignment will contain a variety of tasks/questions. These assignments are assessed by your tutor to monitor progress. You will be provided with constructive feedback to help you in completing each unit to the required standard.

There is no examination to complete as the course is completed using continual assessment.

Why UK Open College?

✅ Enrol online today – No set term times
✅ Accredited College – We are fully approved
✅ Spread the cost – interest-free finance (Guaranteed acceptance*)
✅ NUS/Totum Student Card Approved*
✅ Trading since 2006 – We will not let you down
✅ Flexible learning – Study at a time that suits you
✅ Qualified Tutors – Fast assignment turnaround

*NUS/TOTUM Student cards are only available to students who are studying a fully recognised RQF/QCF course of 120 study hours or more. £12 fee per year applies.

Payments plans - Guaranteed acceptance*

Select whether to pay in full upon enrolment or opt to pay a deposit and spread the cost with our Interest-free payment plan.  *Guaranteed acceptance for those who meet the following conditions:

Aged 18 and above (Maximum age 75)
Permanent resident in the UK
Be able to provide 3 years of address history from the UK
Have a UK bank account that accepts direct debits
Hold a valid UK credit or debit card

Please note: We do not carry out credit checks

Alternative payment plans may be available for those that do not meet these conditions. Please speak to a member of our team who will be happy to assist on 0121 792 3872.

Applicants choosing the monthly option will be required to complete and sign a financial agreement for the remaining payments.  All payments to be set up via direct debit.  We are only able to set up monthly payments for students resident in the UK. 

Please note: Once a payment plan is set up, you are liable to pay the course fees in full whether you complete the course or not.  Please ensure the monthly repayments are affordable before agreeing to any payment plan offered.

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14 Day Money Back Guarantee

Once received at your requested delivery address, you have 14 days to ensure this course meets your needs and requirements. If for any reason you are not happy, simply return your course pack unused for a refund.*

*Minus postage. An admin fee is deducted from any deposit refunded if a finance plan is arranged and then cancelled.

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