NCFE (CACHE) Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching Learning in Schools (Part Time Evening)
You may be able to apply for the post of Teaching Assistant or Learning Support Assistant in a school setting.
Class work including demonstrations, discussions and practical work. Subject information is given via lectures, videos, visits, speakers, handouts and demonstrations. You will need to attend placement for a minimum of 1 day or 6 hours per week. You will also be observed by an assessor whilst attending placement to meet the competency element of the course.
Applicants should have achieved GCSE at 4 grade in English and mathematics. Applicants must also be able to demonstrate the potential to act independently and safely. All candidates must be interviewed, and receive a satisfactory DBS (Disclosure Barring Service).
Direct entry is considered based on the applicants experience in the sector and completion of a skills test.
To complete the qualification learners must gain 32 credits in total. Some topics include; Curriculum, supporting pupils with particular needs, safeguarding and health and safety.
All units are individually assessed and are graded pass or refer. All assessment criteria of the chosen units must be achieved in order to obtain a pass. Assessment methods include direct observation of practice, witness evidence, professional discussion and written assignments.
1 evening per week. One year
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Fees for this course are: £1430.00
If you have been a UK resident for the past 3 years and are under the age of 19 on the 31st August, you will not usually need to pay any course fees.
If you are aged 19 or over on the day your main course starts you may be able to take out an Advanced Learning Loan to pay for this course.
*We make every effort to publish correct fees, however all fees are subject to change. Fees are correct as at the current time (17 Jan 2018 21:09) and are subject to change up to the date of enrolment. Fees quoted are payable annually
We regularly work with QDP, the UK’s largest independent provider of questionnaire based feedback services to the education sector, so that any results can be benchmarked against other colleges and the voices of over 600,000 learners QDP gathers feedback from over the course of an academic year.
Our feedback scores consistently place us in the top quartile of colleges in the country, indicating that we not only meet but often exceed student expectations. Some results from the 2015/2016 on programme and exit surveys and the 2016/17 induction survey can be seen below.
98% stated it was easy to apply for the course
96% said the teaching on my course is good
99% felt that their teacher knows their subject well
97% told us they felt safe at college
98% said expected standards of behaviour were made clear
95% told us they felt they had developed the skills they needed to get a job/take their next step
95% agreed the teachers consistently challenge them to do their best
97% said teacher feedback told them what was going well and where to improve
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