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NCFE Certificate
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Teaching Assistant Course
Teaching Assistant
NCFE Certificate
Teaching Assistant
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Course overview

Gain the essential knowledge you need to kickstart your Teaching Assistant career. With our Level 3 Award, you don’t need any previous qualifications or experience – and you don’t even need to complete a placement. 

Our Level 3 Teaching Assistant Award will get you qualified to work in both primary and secondary schools. You’ll get the opportunity to learn all the basics, so you can support a lead teacher in a classroom.

In this course, you’ll learn key Teaching Assistant skills, such as how to build the students’ confidence and help the lead teacher to create a supportive classroom environment – making sure everyone gets the most from their learning experience!

Additional benefits of this course include:

  • Ofqual regulation – so you know your qualification is officially recognised by the UK government and welcomed by schools
  • NCFE accreditation – so you can be confident your course has been externally verified as high quality
  • 100% online learning – so you can complete the course at your own pace, and fit your studying around your current schedule
  • Well-structured and easy-to-digest study material
  • Great tutor support throughout

This Award follows the latest UK legislation, framework, guidelines, policies, and procedures in education. While this course has been developed to reflect the UK framework, the core principles and approaches you’ll learn can easily be transferred to schools across the world.


  • Tutors

    Course Tutor

    You’ll have a dedicated tutor throughout your time on the course, who will be available to mark your assignments and answer any questions you might have about the course material.

    The Advisor Team

    Anything these guys don’t know about educational courses isn’t worth knowing! They are an amazing bunch of friendly experts, who will help you select the right course for your needs, so you can follow your dreams.

    Sales team

    Academic Team

    A great set of people to have in your corner if you find yourself stumped by a section of the course! This wonderful team will come to your rescue ASAP and talk you through anything you need help with, so you can keep momentum and get your qualification!

    Customer Support Team

    Find yourself fighting with technology? Our customer support team are here to save the day! If you have any issues accessing the platform for your course, or downloading your certificate, they will sort it out for you in no time!

    Customer support team

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  • Accreditations

    When you successfully complete the course, you’ll be awarded the NCFE Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning (RQF – Regulated Qualifications Framework).

    This qualification is awarded by the NCFE – a national Awarding Organisation for vocational and competence-based qualifications/NVQs and Functional Skills qualifications with over 150 years of heritage!

    The regulators of the qualification are the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) in England, the regulatory body for Wales, and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.

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  • Topics you'll cover
    • Understand both child and young person development
    • Learn about different patterns of behaviour and ways to intervene
    • Understand how you can provide the best support to students
    • Safeguarding and the importance of it
    • How to create a supportive and safe learning environment
    • Health and safety
    • How schools and colleges operate
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  • Modules

    Unit 1: Schools and colleges as organisations

    • The structure of education from early years to after compulsory education
    • How schools/colleges are organised, including the roles and responsibilities of the educators
    • Teamwork in schools and colleges
    • Educational ethos, mission, aims and values
    • The purpose of policies and procedures in education

    Unit 2: Understand how children and young people develop

    • The development pattern for children and young people
    • The factors that may influence development and how these affect practice
    • How to monitor development and make interventions

    Unit 3: Support health and safety in a learning environment

    • How to plan and provide environments that support health and safety
    • How to recognise and manage risks to health, safety and security in a learning environment or during off-site visits
    • How to support children and young people to assess and manage risk for themselves
    • How to understand appropriate responses to accidents, incidents, emergencies and illness in the learning environment and during off-site visits
    • Your own role in assisting in the administration of medication

    Unit 4: Understand how to safeguard children and young people

    • Legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding children and young people
    • How to work in partnership with organisations to safeguard children and young people
    • How to ensure safety and protection in the learning environment
    • How to respond to evidence or concerns about abuse or harm
    • How to support students’ well-being
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  • Course Duration

    This course requires 80 hours of learning.

  • Quick FAQs

    What framework does the Award follow?

    This Award follows the latest UK legislation, framework, guidelines, policies, and procedures in education. The core knowledge and skills you learn are transferable to teaching assistant roles across the world.

    What are the course requirements?

    You need to have access to a stable internet connection and either a computer, laptop, ipad, or phone to be able to complete this online course.

    Are there any exams?

    No, there are no exams that you need to complete with this qualification. You will have assignments after each unit to assess your understanding, but these can be submitted online, from the comfort of your home.

    Do I need to complete a placement in a school?

    This Level 3 Teaching Assistant Award does not require you to complete a placement in a school to complete the course.

    Are there any physical classes I need to attend?

    No, there are no physical classes you need to attend or timetables you need to adhere to, so you’ll have complete flexibility while studying this course.

    When can I access my course?

    Instead of sticking to specified studying hours, we’ve made our course accessible via our online portal 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can log in from your phone, laptop, PC, or tablet and continue where you last left off.

    How do I get started?

    Don’t worry, it’s easy! Once you enrol, you’ll be sent your login details via email, and then you can get started straightaway! Our Customer and Academic Support teams are on hand to help, if you need any assistance along the way.

    Do I need any equipment for the course?

    As this is an online course, you do need to have an internet connection and a suitable device to study on (laptop, desktop, tablet, or phone).

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