CACHE Level 3 in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools

This qualification is aimed at those already working in a school as a Teaching Assistant or with considerable experience, ideally you should have completed the Level 2 qualification. The course provides an in depth understanding of all aspects of the role of the Teaching Assistant including how to effectively support and manage learning, how to monitor, observe, plan and review for a child's development and progress. All aspects of legislation relevant to a school environment are covered throughout the course.

The course requires regular attendance at the college, one evening per week and the completion of a twelve hour per week placement for the duration of the course, either on a paid or voluntary basis. This may be with a secondary school or primary school, however this qualification is not suitable for nurseries.

  • What are the entry requirements?

    You should have a good level of education and the ability to research independently would be beneficial. GCSE English and Maths are desirable although not essential for the course, but will be a requirement for employment or University progression.

  • How will I be assessed?

    Your competence in practice will be assessed by a qualified assessor and you will also be required to complete written assignments.

  • How to get a place?
    1. Telephone – call our Learner Services team on 01562 512003. Please note that by enrolling by telephone, you are automatically agreeing to abide by our College Policies and Procedures. We will send you a copy of the enrolment form to sign and return to complete the enrolment process. 2) In Person – Visit our Learner Services team at Kidderminster College to enrol in person. The college is open from 8.30am, Monday to Friday.


Start Date : TBC End Date : N/A Fee : Age 19-23: £895 Age 24+: £1417 (PLUS £95 additional fees)
Day : Tuesday Time : 6.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m. Fee Description : Age 19-23: £895 Age 24+: £1417 (PLUS £95 additional fees) Duration : 33 weeks
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