This courses look at a range of topics that prepare you to become a Teaching Assistant or Learning Support Worker, at level 3 including:

  • 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 children and young people during learning activities
  • Support English and Maths skills
  • Support the use of ICT in learning
  • Support assessment for learning
  • Engage in personal and professional development

There are no exams for this course but there will be classroom-based written assessments. You will also be expected to secure a placement in a School or College and be assessed in the workplace.