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Teaching Assistant

Supporting teachers and helping children develop

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)

Typical length
18 months
Current funding band
Up to £5,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer

What apprentices will learn
  • how to help children who need extra support
  • techniques for supervising group activities
  • managing class behaviour
  • preparing materials that match development needs
  • understanding child safety policies

Before taking their end-point assessment:

  • apprentices must achieve level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C)
Professional registration

None specified

End-Point Assessment
View a list of end-point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
NCFE/CACHE 0774 190 6185
Training Qualifications UK 03333 583344
Innovate Awarding Limited
Active IQ 01480 467950
More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.