Healthcare and Early Years

Teaching Assistant - Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship

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Course Overview

Teaching Assistants 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 either in groups or individually, ensuring pupils understand the work set, know their learning objectives and stay on task in order to make progress. Promoting self-belief, social inclusion and a high self-esteem play an integral part to pupils’ well-being; ensuring pupils thrive in a positive, nurturing, safe environment. It is an active role supporting the learner to access the curriculum. They are good role models, act with honesty and integrity, take part in team meetings; contribute to planning and class activities. Promoting Fundamental British Values through spiritual, moral, social and cultural development and positive behaviours are crucial in contributing to improved pupil progress and development.

Work Experience & Industry Placements

Work Based Learning Qualification

Qualification Gained

Level 3 Diploma Teaching Assisstant

After The Course

As well as ensuring full competency as a Teaching Assistant, this standard provides a foundation for potential progression into a number of career paths in the Educational sector including Higher Level Teaching Assistant, Assistant Teacher and Teacher.

What Will I Learn

This qualification will provide an understanding of the knowledge and skills needed when working directly with children or young people in primary, secondary or special schools. It includes learning about children and young people’s development, safeguarding their welfare and communication.

English And Maths

Learners will need to study and complete L2 Functional Skills English & Maths as part of this qualification

Our Lecturers

All of our assessors and lecturers are highly qualified industry professionals, who will help guide you through the apprenticeship, allowing you to achieve your potential


An assessor will conduct 1:1 meetings on a monthly basis during your apprenticeship.

How Will I Be Assessed

Work Based Learning assessment enables the learner’s workplace practice to provide evidence for individual units, as well as the whole qualification through a portfolio of evidence.

Entry Requirements

A relevant Level 2 qualification and Level 1 Functional Skills

How To Apply

Apply using the 'Find an Apprenticeship' website, found at: https://www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship