Teaching Assistant Level 3

Expected course duration

13 - 16 months

Teaching Assistant Level 3

Course duration: 13 - 16 months

The Level 3 Teaching Assistant apprenticeship is the perfect introduction for an entry-level teaching professional looking to gain a certified qualification.

During this course, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills required to take an active role in supporting your students, participate in team meetings and contribute effectively to planning class activities.

Course fees

Learners are not required to contribute towards the course cost in any way. Apprenticeship courses are paid for by the employer and/or the UK government.

Who is this course for?

- Teaching assistants
- Learning support assistants
- Specialist support assistant
- Classroom assistant

Eligibility Criteria

- Meet apprenticeship funding eligibility criteria.
- Meet course suitability and initial assessment requirements in English and maths.
- To not already hold a teaching qualification at level 3 or above.

Course details

Understand more about how our Level 3 Teaching Assistant course is taught and what you can expect from our teaching…

During your apprenticeship, you’ll learn the required knowledge, skills and behaviours for you to become a qualified teaching professional. You’ll cover a variety of topics in your Level 3 Teaching Assistant apprenticeship, including: 

As you approach the end of your apprenticeship, we allow for a three-month period for you to prepare for and sit your End Point Assessment (EPA). For this apprenticeship standard, you will be assessed in the following ways:

To make our apprenticeships as accessible as possible, all of our teaching is delivered online by our expert tutors. You’ll have access to our e-learning platform, Canvas, where you can access all of your lesson materials, additional resources and assignment submissions.

You’ll be supported by our team of expert tutors who have an employment background in teaching and can bring their experience to your education. 

Your role as a teaching assistant can be the next step in your long-term career in the education industry. There are a range of pathways available to you upon completion to allow you to continue to progress in your career, some of which include:

Course benefits

Hover over the icons below to learn more about the benefits available to you as an AC learner…

Personalise your learning with an extra qualification

You will also have the choice to choose between an additional SEND or safeguarding qualification, depending on the needs of your role and school.

Develop a broad range of industry specific skills

You'll develop a comprehensive and diverse range of knowledge, skills, and behaviours to support you with the foundations for a long-term career.

Access to extracurricular courses

You'll have access to a comprehensive and ever-expanding collection of extracurricular courses designed to support your personal and professional development. 

Exclusive apprenticeship discounts

As an apprentice, you'll get exclusive apprenticeship discounts on hundreds of highstreet brands with a TOTUM apprentice card and a free Student Beans account. 

Teaching Assistant Level 3

Course duration: 13 - 16 months

The Level 3 Teaching Assistant apprenticeship is the perfect introduction for an entry-level teaching professional looking to gain a certified qualification.

During this course, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills required to take an active role in supporting your students, participate in team meetings and contribute effectively to planning class activities.

Course fees

Learners are not required to contribute towards the course cost in any way. Apprenticeship courses are paid for by the employer and/or the UK government.

Who is this course for?

- Teaching assistants
- Learning support assistants
- Specialist support assistants
- Classroom assistant

Eligibility Criteria

- Meet apprenticeship funding eligibility criteria.
- Meet course suitability and initial assessment requirements in English and maths.
- To not already hold a teaching qualification at level 3 or above.

Course details

Understand more about how the course is taught and what you can expect from our teaching…

During your apprenticeship, you’ll learn the required knowledge, skills and behaviours for you to become a qualified teaching professional. You’ll cover a variety of topics in your Level 3 Teaching Assistant apprenticeship, including: 

As you approach the end of your apprenticeship, we allow for a three-month period for you to prepare for and sit your End Point Assessment (EPA). For this apprenticeship standard, you will be assessed in the following ways:

To make our apprenticeships as accessible as possible, all of our teaching is delivered online by our expert tutors. You’ll have access to our e-learning platform, Canvas, where you can access all of your lesson materials, additional resources and assignment submissions.

You’ll be supported by our team of expert tutors who have an employment background in teaching and can bring their experience to your education. 

Your role as a teaching assistant can be the next step in your long-term career in the education industry. There are a range of pathways available to you upon completion to allow you to continue to progress in your career, some of which include:

Course benefits

Hover over the icons below to learn more about the benefits available to you as an AC learner…

Personalise your learning with an extra qualification

You will also have the choice to choose between an additional SEND or safeguarding qualification, depending on the needs of your role and school.

Exclusive apprenticeship discounts

As an apprentice, you'll get exclusive apprenticeship discounts on hundreds of high street brands with a TOTUM apprentice card and a free Student Beans account.

Develop a broad range of industry specific skills

You'll develop a comprehensive and diverse range of knowledge, skills, and behaviours to support you with the foundations for a long-term career.

Access to extracurricular courses

You'll have access to a comprehensive and ever-expanding collection of extracurricular courses designed to support your personal and professional development. 

Course fees

Learners are not required to contribute towards the course cost in any way. Apprenticeship courses are paid for by the employer and/or the UK government.

Who is this course for?

Eligibility criteria

Course benefits...

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