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Apprenticeship training course

Teaching assistant (level 3)

Supporting the class teacher to enhance learning.

Qualification level
3
Equivalent to A level.
Typical duration
18 months
Apprenticeship category
Education and early years
Maximum funding
£7,000
Maximum amount government will fund
for apprenticeship training.
Also known as
  • Assistant teacher
  • Classroom assistant
  • Learning support assistant
  • Learning support worker
  • Specialist curriculum support
  • Support assistant
  • Teaching assistant
Skills
Skills an apprentice will learn
  • Apply strategies to support and encourage the development of independent learners.
  • Adapt communication strategies for the audience and context.
  • Apply behaviour management strategies in line with organisational policy.
  • Adapt resources to support all learners.
  • Communicate with teachers to ensure clarity of the TA’s role.
  • Apply teaching strategies to deliver learning activities or interventions.
  • Build relationships with learners, teachers, other professionals and stakeholders.
  • Comply with legislation, guidance, and procedures for Prevent, safeguarding and health & safety.
  • Support the well-being and mental health of learners.
  • Observe, record, and report on learners in line with organisational procedures.
  • Apply methods of formative assessment.
  • Use up to date technology safely, to support learning.
  • Encourage safe use of technology by learners.
  • Adapt teaching strategies to support all learners (for example, scaffolding, open questioning).
  • Identify and respond to pastoral and academic behaviours in learners.
  • Provide feedback to learners.

Full information on Teaching assistant (level 3) is available from the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.

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