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What Will I Learn?

Gain an understanding of the development of child and young person.
Gain a nationally recognised qualification to give your career the jump-start in needs in teacher training
Develop the skills and knowledge to work in senior supporting roles in teaching of children and young people.
Understand welfare of children and young people and partner with organisations to ensure their safety.
Learners will gain a high standard of professionalism that will enable them to work with other schools and organisations.
Learn how to communicate with children and young people, recognise and manage risks and promote safety and security.


This NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools qualification will provide learners with an understanding of the knowledge needed when working directly with children and young people in school environments. It includes learning about children and young people’s development, safeguarding their welfare and communication and professional relationships. The Certificate is suitable for learners working in senior roles that support pupils’ learning in primary, secondary or special schools.

Learning with Global Edulink has many advantages. The course material is delivered straight to you, and can be adapted to fit in with your lifestyle. It is created by experts within the industry, meaning you are receiving accurate information, which is up-to-date and easy to understand.

This course is comprised of professionally narrated e-Learning modules, interactive quizzes, tests and exams. All delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months). An effective support service and study materials will build your confidence to secure your qualification.

Why study at Global Edulink?

Global Edulink offers the most convenient path to gain recognised skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in an IT or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at Global Edulink and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience more enriching and rewarding.

Access Duration The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at anytime.
Entry Requirement Learners will need to be over the age of 19, and must demonstrate the following:

  • Vocational or academic qualification at Level 2 or higher
  • Basic level of literacy, numeracy and ICT ability

In order to qualify for the program you will need to submit a completed application form which will be provided to you. This form should be provided to us within a month of enrolment along with the following;

  • Proof of educational qualifications
  • You must provide an identification document such as a passport or a driving licence.

Upon submission of the documents your application will be reviewed. If you fail to meet the entry requirements of the program your application will not be accepted.

Recommended Experience Learners will need to be working or on a practical placement in a school as they need to show competence in both knowledge and skills.
Method of Assessment The learner must achieve 11 mandatory Level 3 units, totalling 32 credits. There are no exemptions, barred combinations or equivalent units.

The Certificate requires 32 credits. Credits from the Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools can be carried over and counted towards the Certificate.

The Award will be assessed by your Tutor or Assessor using a range of methods. This could include direct observation in the workplace, a portfolio of evidence, written assignments or a task.

Course Highlights The units cover child and young person development, safeguarding their welfare, the importance of equality, diversity, and inclusion, and supporting positive behaviour.

They also cover:

  • Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults
  • Schools as organisations including types of schools, policies and procedures and the
  • Wider environment in which they operate
  • Team working
  • Preparing for and supervising learning activities and supporting learners to complete
  • Work set by the teacher
  • Personal development and reflective practice.
  • From 5 to 19 years of age. Please note that some knowledge of development in the early years has been included in the specification to enhance learners understanding
Course Description
  • Qualification title: NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
  • Level: 3
  • Accreditation status: Accredited
  • Guided Learning Hours (GLH): 180
  • Credits: 32
  • Total Qualification Time (TQT): 320
  • Qualification number (QN): 500/9745/3
Certification Upon successful completion of this course will be awarded an NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools.
Awarding Body CACHE are continually investing in high quality qualifications for the care and education industry, making them the UK’s leading sector specialist. Developed by experts, CACHE qualifications help millions of learners to raise professional standards across the sector. As a result, CACHE has gained a deserved reputation for excellence and leadership.

NCFE is a national Awarding Organisation, passionate about designing, developing and certificating diverse, nationally recognised qualifications and awards. These qualifications contribute to the success of millions of learners at all levels, bringing them closer to fulfilling their personal goals. Last year alone, over 340,000 learners from over 2,000 colleges, schools and training organisations chose NCFE as the Awarding Organisation to help them move their careers forward.

Progression and Career Path This qualification provides the learner with the opportunity to progress to the Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools and into the workforce.

The Certificate shares its mandatory units with the Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools. This enables credits and learning to be transferred from this qualification to the Level 3 Diploma, providing a direct progression route.

Course Curriculum

getting started
Getting Started to Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools FREE 00:00:00
Application Form (STLS) FREE 00:00:00
course syllabus and summary
Course Syllabus and Summary 00:00:00
ncfe awarding body specification
NCFE Awarding Body Specification 00:00:00
units tutorials
1: understand child and young person development.
Understand Child and Young Person Development. 00:00:00
2: understand how to safeguard the wellbeing of children and young people
Understand How to Safeguard the Wellbeing of Children and Young People 00:00:00
3: support children and young people’s health and safety
Support Children and Young People’s Health and Safety 00:00:00
4: engage in personal development in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings (a/601/1429).
Engage in personal development in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings (A/601/1429). 00:00:00
5: support learning activities
Support Learning Activities 00:00:00
6: promote children and young people’s positive behaviour
Promote children and young people’s positive behaviour 00:00:00
7: develop professional relationships with children, young people and adults
Develop Professional Relationships with Children, Young People and Adults 00:00:00
8: promote equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people
Promote equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people 00:00:00
9: support assessment for learning
Support Assessment for Learning 00:00:00
10: communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults.
Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults. 00:00:00
11: schools as organisations
Schools as organisations 00:00:00
recommended reading materials
Recommended Reading Materials- Level 3 Certificate 00:00:00
assignment briefs
Assignment Briefs- Level 3 CSTLS 00:00:00
Forms- Level 3 CSTLS 00:00:00
additional materials -teaching support staff job roles
Additional Materials -Teaching Support Staff Job Roles Level 3 Award 00:00:00
reference guidence
Harvard Referencing Guidence 00:00:00
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Teaching Assistant: Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools 00:00:00
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Initial Fee: £89.00 (Inc. VAT)
Awarding Body Registration:

£119.00 (Inc. VAT)

Assessment: £199.00 (Inc. VAT)

(Pay in 11 Installments)

Total Price: £407.00 (Inc. VAT)

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