Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools


Up to 5 Months

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TQUK Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools (RQF) Qualification

The LEVEL 3 Award in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools (RQF) Qualification is to enable you to gain a recognised (RQF) qualification as a teaching assistant.

As a Teaching Assistant you are responsible for carrying out practical and administrative tasks, and you are required to work under the direction of the class teacher in the supervision and support of pupils’ learning. In doing this you are helping to make more time available for the Teacher to teach on a daily basis.

Teaching Assistants work under the direction and supervision of Teachers in order to help promote effective learning and teaching usually for children that may encounter learning difficulties. They carry out tasks delegated to them by the Teacher in order to work with children on both a 1-2-1 basis and also taking small groups to support learning.

The Teaching Assistant will be responsible for contributing in the following areas:

  • supporting the Teacher

  • supporting the pupil

  • supporting the curriculum

  • supporting the school

Course Contents

Unit 1Understand child and young person development

Unit 2 – Understand how to Safeguard the Well-being of Children and Young People

Unit 3 – Communication and Professional Relationships with Children, Young People and Adults

Unit 4Schools as Organisations

Delivery Mode

100% online course with fully support from your tutor/ assessor


Our LEVEL 3 Award in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools (RQF) Qualification is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about becoming a Teaching Assistant and has a keen interest in the subject, plus an intention to progress a career.

  • Learners will need sufficient numeracy and literacy

  • Students should have access to a computer and the internet throughout your study period.

  • Learners should have basic PC skills in order to navigate our Support Portal

  • You should be fully committed to your studies.

  • Must be aged 16 and over