What does this qualification cover?
These qualifications will provide an understanding of the knowledge needed when working directly with children or young people in primary, secondary or special schools. They include learning about children and young people’s development, safeguarding their welfare and communication.
Who is it suitable for?
The Level 3 Certificate is suitable for those working in unsupervised roles that support pupils’ learning.
How many credits are required to complete it?
The Certificate requires 36 credits.
How is it assessed?
It 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 set by CACHE.
Do you need to be working to take the qualification?
Yes, you will need to be working, volunteering or on practical placement as you need to show competence in both knowledge and skills.
How long does it take to complete?
You can usually complete them in 12 – 15 months.
What related qualifications can you progress to?
The Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching & Learning
Which type of job roles can learners apply for on completion?
- Senior Teaching Assistant
- Senior Learning Support Assistant
- Senior Special Educational Needs Assistant