Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning CACHE (Teaching Assistant) - Level 3


Start:
September
Location:
Balliol Road Campus
Level:
3

Course Details

Please note: this course is for those aged 19+ only.

This course is a nationally recognised qualification which provides you with the knowledge and skills required to offer specialist support to children in primary, secondary or special schools. You will study planning, delivering and reviewing assessment strategies to support learning alongside the teacher as well as, bilingual and special needs support, if applicable.

To gain this qualification, you will need to achieve 44 credits, with 40 credits being achieved at Level 3 or above. A total of 32 credits will come from the mandatory units and a minimum of 12 credits from optional units.

You will also be required to attend placement 2 full days a week, or equivalent and 3 hours a week in College.

  • Communication and professional relationships
  • Schools as organisations
  • Supporting learning activities
  • Planning, delivering and reviewing assessment strategies
  • Personal development and reflective practice
  • Promote children and young people’s positive behaviour
  • Develop professional relationships with children, young people and adults
  • Promote equality, diversity and inclusion in work with young children and young people
  • Understand child and young person development
  • Understand how to safeguard the well-being of children and young people
  • Support children and young people’s health & safety
Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning CACHE (Teaching Assistant) - Level 3
1 year
  • University
  • Higher/Degree Apprenticeship
  • Employment
  • Teaching Assistant
  • Classroom Assistant
  • Learning Support Assistant
  • Special Needs Assistant

Entry Requirements

How much will this course cost me?

Aged 16-18

Free.

Aged 19+

There may be fees associated with this course.

You may be eligible to have some or all of these fees waived by the College, depending on your individual circumstances.

Please call 0151 353 4444 or email enquiries@hughbaird.ac.uk with any queries.

Financial Support (all ages)

You may be eligible to receive financial support for course fees, travel and childcare. Please visit our Student Finance page for more information.

Please call 0151 353 4444 or email enquiries@hughbaird.ac.uk with any queries.

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some frequently asked questions that we are often asked:

If you are aged 16-18 then the majority of our courses are free for you to study. If you are aged 19+ then there may be fees associated with the course. You may be eligible to have some, or all of these fees waived by the College, depending on your individual circumstances. Visit our Student Finance pages for more information.

You do not have to let a lack of money stop you from coming to Hugh Baird College. We have bursaries and grants in place to help support those students that may find it more difficult to cover the costs of participating in further education, these include help with things such as tuition fees, childcare and travel. Visit our Student Finance pages for more information.

No. We can enrol students from any area. Public transport links are good too, so the College is easy to get to from all across Merseyside.

Please contact our independent Careers Advisors. Call 0151 353 4444 or email careers@hughbaird.ac.uk.