Teaching Assistant Level 3

Duration: 21 Months

The Teaching Assistant Level 3 qualification is ideal for individuals who wish to work in a supervisory Teaching Assistant role within a school environment. Level 3 provides in-depth learning on how to provide the highest quality support for the teacher to enhance pupil’s learning, in groups or individually.

The duration of this course is typically 18 months. End Point Assessment (EPA) duration is 3 months (21 months in total).

Course details

Learners will build an advanced understanding of how to provide quality teaching and how to influence and support learners. Some of the areas of development include:

  • Contributing to the implementation of learning activities
  • Evaluating the performance of lesson plans and how to improve for the future
  • Working independently in teaching group and individual activities
  • Working in partnership with teachers to help support and deliver lesson plans and objectives.

  • Career Future
    • Teaching Assistant in infant or junior school
    • Teaching Assistant in a special school
    • Teaching Assistant in a secondary school or independent school
    • Senior Teaching Assistant
    • Senior Learning Support Assistant
    • Senior Special Educational Needs Assistant
    Additional Information
    How is this Apprenticeship delivered?
    Entry Requirements

    To be suitable for the Advanced Apprenticeship for the Supporting Teaching and Learning with Busy Bees Training, you will need:

    • Must be employed or willing to work in a role within a school setting
    • To ideally hold a Level 2 Teaching and Learning qualification or equivalent
    • To be willing and able to access a Busy Bees training centre on occasions throughout your course to aid your learning
    • To be able to gain a satisfactory Data Barring Service (DBS)
    Teaching Assistant Level 3