NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning

Course code: OSC1257
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Kick-start your career as a Teaching Assistant, from home with an award-winning college!

  • Gain an understanding of child and young person development
  • Develop the knowledge and skills you need to work in a senior role supporting the teaching and learning of children and young people from 5 to 19 years of age (KS1 and above)
  • Gain the experience to work in a professional environment
  • Achieve a career as a Senior Teaching Assistant, Senior Learning Support Assistant or Senior Special Educational Needs Assistant
  • FREE access to the CACHE Alumni for 2 years when you enrol on your course
Course Overview

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 NCFE CACHE course has been updated and is part of the new suite of Supporting Teaching and Learning qualifications.

Course Duration

Up to 1 year

Study Hours

Approximately 350 hours, 100 hours placement.

Course Outcome

You will receive your NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Assessment

Tutor-marked assignments.

Course Content

Qualification Number: 603/2498/3

  • Learn the structure of education from early years to post-compulsory education
  • Understand how schools and colleges are organised regarding roles and responsibilities
  • Know the importance of teamwork in schools and colleges
  • Understand the ethos, mission, aims and values of education
  • Learn the importance of policies and procedures in education
  • Understand how to provide environments that support children and young people's health and safety
  • Learn how to recognise and manage risks to health, safety and security in a learning environment or during off-site visits
  • Know how to support children and young people to assess and manage risk for themselves
  • Understand appropriate responses to accidents, incidents, emergencies and illness in the learning environment
  • Know the responsibilities of your own role is assisting the administration of medication
  • Know the legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding children and young people
  • Understand how to work in partnership with other organisations to safeguard children and young people
  • Learn the importance of ensuring the safety and protection of children and young people in the learning environment
  • Understand how to respond to evidence or concerns that a child or young person has been abused or harmed
  • Learn how to support wellbeing when working with children and young people
  • Understand the principles of developing positive relationships with children, young people and adults
  • Understand legislation, policies and procedures for confidentiality and sharing information, including data protection
  • Be able to develop professional relationships with children and young people
  • Be able to communicate with children and young people
  • Be able to develop professional relationships with adults
  • Be able to support children and young people in developing relationships
  • Be able to support inclusion and inclusive practices in work with children and young people
  • Understand the pattern of development for children and young people from birth to 19 years
  • Understand the factors that influence children and young people's development and how these affect practice
  • Understand how to monitor children and young people's development and interventions that should take place if this is not following the expected pattern
  • Learn the policies and procedures for promoting the positive behaviour of children and young people
  • Know how to promote positive behaviour
  • Be able to control and manage challenging behaviour in a learning environment
  • Be able to participate in planning within a learning environment
  • Know how to prepare for learning activities
  • Understand how to support learning activities
  • Be able to observe and feedback on participation and progress
  • Know how to contribute to evaluating learning activities
  • Understand the different learner needs for English and Maths support
  • Know how to provide English support to provide access for teaching and learning
  • Know how to provide Maths support to provide access for teaching and learning
  • Know the policies and procedures for using ICT within teaching and learning
  • Understand the preparation of ICT resources within teaching and learning
  • Be able to support the use of ICT within teaching and learning
  • Know the purpose and characteristics of assessment for learning
  • Be able to use assessment strategies to promote learning
  • Learn how to support learners in reviewing strategies and achievements in their learning
  • Know what is required to effectively complete your own role
  • Be able to reflect on practice within an organisation
  • Learn how to evaluate own performance