Welcome to Teaching Assistant Training - Teaching Assistant Courses
Welcome to Teaching Assistant Training – the home of Teaching Assistant Courses. We have a number of teaching assistant course options including an advanced apprenticeship in specialist teaching and learning.
Classroom Assistant Courses
There are many names for the role of teaching assistant including classroom assistant and learning support assistants. The great news is that we provide free training for all these roles if you are already employed, or help you gain employment by offering to train you on the job. We can guide you through everything you need to become a classroom assistant. The even better news is that we support you in your application to work in a school by giving the head teacher our commitment to invest in your learning. Consequently you are able to apply for a position within a school and take an accompanying letter from us confirming that we will be funding your Level 3 Teaching Assistant Training. In the increasingly competitive world of assistant teachers, we have been able to access government funds to deliver completely free advanced adult apprenticeships.
Level 3 Teaching Assistant
Our teacher assistant training takes the form of a Level 3 Diploma in specialist support for teaching and learning. The even better news is that this qualification encompasses 5 qualifications and can be delivered on the job, enhancing all areas of your work. This is an advanced apprenticeship that gives you the skills to be a great teaching assistant with a qualification covering a variety of supporting teaching and learning areas. The full qualification includes certificates in the following: Level 3 Diploma in specialist support for teaching and learning (more info) Level 2 Application of Number Mathematics (more info) Level 2 Communication English (more info) Level 2 ICT (more info) Apprenticeship Framework Certificate (more info) Click here for the full teaching assistant level 3 training framework.
Teaching Assistants NVQ
The teaching assistants NVQ has now been replaced by the Qualifications and Credits Framework (QCF), which is the new name for work based qualifications. Whilst it is possible to obtain the equivalent of the teaching assistant nvq we would recommend becoming a level 3 teaching assistant through the Level 3 diploma in specialist support for teaching and learning. Furthermore, if you were interested in becoming a level 2 teaching assistant we would always encourage you to pursue your teaching assistant level 3 which would surpass the level 2 teaching assistant in the same time frame, and you will also achieve many other qualifications for the time invested.