Kick-start your career as a teaching assistant, from home with an award-winning college!
CACHE (The Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education) qualifications specialise in the care and education sector and are the leading industry specialists. This course has been developed by experts, which ensures everything that employers need is covered.
In addition, this new CACHE course has been updated and is part of the new suite of Supporting Teaching and Learning qualifications.
As well as providing an excellent knowledge base in supporting teaching and learning in schools this NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate is ideal for:
This NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning course enables you to:
What's more, you will now also gain FREE access to the CACHE Alumni for 1 year on completion of your course!
QCF Number: 603/2498/3
(T/616/5878, Unit Level: 3; GLH: 15 hours; Credits: 2)
(A/616/5879, Unit Level: 3; GLH: 20 hours; Credits: 3)
(M/616/5880, Unit Level: 3; GLH: 25 hours; Credits: 4)
(T/616/5881, Unit Level: 3; GLH: 15 hours; Credits: 2)
(A/616/5882, Unit Level: 3; GLH: 25 hours; Credits: 3)
(F/616/5883, Unit Level: 3; GLH: 30 hours; Credits: 4)
(J/616/5884, Unit Level: 3; GLH: 30 hours; Credits: 4)
(L/616/5885, Unit Level: 3; GLH: 30 hours; Credits: 4)
(M/616/5958, Unit Level: 3; GLH: 20 hours; Credits: 3)
(J/616/5965, Unit Level: 3; GLH: 20 hours; Credits: 3)
(L/616/5966, Unit Level: 3; GLH: 20 hours; Credits: 3)
All units are internally assessed. Assessment enables the learner’s workplace practice to provide evidence for individual units as well as the whole qualification. This course requires an assessment of your practical skills within your working environment. It is essential that you secure a placement that can provide you with a suitably qualified teacher and workplace assessor who can observe you, comment on your skills and write a report to meet the assessment requirements. This direct observation will be used as evidence towards your qualification. Methods of assessment could include:
This course will take approximately 350 hours to complete. During this course you will also need to complete a recommended 100 placement hours. Students will receive a full year to complete the course, which is a lot more time than you will need. This allows you to work at your own pace, without the pressure of tight deadlines.
On completion of your studies, you will also gain access to the CACHE Alumni for up to 1 year. CACHE Alumni is a Professional Membership Network for those who work in the CACHE Sector, providing valuable resources and advice for professionals with a CACHE qualification.
You will study this course by distance learning, which will enable you to learn when and where you want. You can study from home or at work; it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted or emailed to you online, whichever you choose. You will also receive our tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!
Upon successful completion of the course you will achieve an NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning
CACHE became part of NCFE in 2015.
CACHE (the Council of Awards in Care, Health and Education) are the UK's leading awarding organisation for the childcare and social care sectors, and are part of the RQF (Regulated Qualifications Framework) which ensures the highest level quality courses and industry recognised qualifications.
You will need to be at least 16 years of age to enrol onto this course. You will also need to have a placement in a school setting in mainland UK, totalling up to 100 hours. Students also must have basic IT skills and be fluent in English Language.
You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. It is truly flexible and is designed to be adaptable around your lifestyle and other commitments.
* Not included with the online study option
Yes, you will need to be working, volunteering or on a practical placement as you need to show competence in both knowledge and skills. The recommended number of placement hours is 100 hours. It is important that your work placement follows the National Curriculum at Key Stage 1 or above. It is essential you secure a placement that can provide you with a suitably qualified teacher (holding QTS) who can act as your workplace assessor to provide written observations on your practice. Your workplace assessor will also need to sign off any additional evidence that you provide for assessment relating to your placement.
No. Everything you need is included in the price!
We offer a course replacement service which ensures that, if your course pack is lost or damaged throughout the duration of your studies, we can issue you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee. This is available by calling our Student Support team on 03300 563100.
For further information please contact us.