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Teaching Assistants Level 3 (Batley)

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Select Status Course Code Date Duration Time Location Costs
EnquireCall 01756 693 800 PRGBATTAL3WY2 Thu 12 Sep 2024 36 Weeks 09:15 - 14:45
Batley Adult Learning Centre £ 512*
Exam: £118
EnquireCall 01756 693 800 PRGBATTAL3WY1 Fri 13 Sep 2024 36 Weeks 09:15 - 14:45
Batley Adult Learning Centre £ 512*
Exam: £118

* Fee remission may be available for this course, visit Fees and Funding for further information

Thinking about progressing your career as a teaching assistant? 

This course aims to develop your skills and knowledge to enable you to work in an unsupervised role that supports pupils’ learning in a school environment.


You will be studying the following subjects, along with developing transferable skills, such as teamwork, communication and self-assessment skills, which will benefit you as you progress through your career.

  • Schools and colleges as organisations
  • Support health and safety in a learning environment
  • Understand how to safeguard children and young people
  • Develop professional relationships with children, young people and adults
  • Understand how children and young people develop
  • Support positive behaviour in children and young people
  • Support children and young people during learning activities
  • Support English and maths skills
  • Support the use of ICT in the learning environment
  • Support assessment for learning
  • Engage in personal and professional development

In addition to Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools, you will also work towards some sector related short level 2 course e.g. Behaviour that Challenges, Mental Health First Aid and Safeguarding & Prevent.

It is expected that students will complete homework outside of the classroom. 

Entry Requirements

  • Commitment to the full duration of the course is required.  
  • Part of your assessment requires you to be observed, so you must have a placement (either as a volunteer or as a member of staff, for at least one day per week) in a school environment. 
  • You should have completed a level 2 teaching assistant qualification however you will have an initial assessment to ensure that you are on the correct course.
  • You should also have a maths and English qualification at Level 2 or be planning to achieve these soon. 

Further Study

NCFE Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools 


Employment in support roles in schools. 

Part-time courses are term-time only.
See our term dates for further information.

Did you know that some of our courses are free if you earn less than £20,319 (£23,400 if you live in West Yorkshire, difference in qualifying earning amounts is due to local authority funding regulations).

Distance Learning call 01756 693 800 or email

Courses in the community call 01756 693 800 or email

All other Part-time courses call 01756 693 309 or email

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