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Teaching Assistant Level 3

What is a Teaching Assistant?

The primary role of the Teaching Assistant (TA) is to support the class teacher to enhance pupils’ learning either in groups or individually, ensuring pupils understand the work set, know their learning objectives, and stay on task to make progress. Teaching Assistant Level 3 enables you to have the skills, knowledge and behaviours to work in Primary, Secondary and Special phases across all age ranges encompassing special educational needs and emotional vulnerabilities.


Who is the Apprenticeship aimed at?

Current TAs who want to develop further and those aspiring or new to a Teaching Assistant role.


Details of the Apprenticeship:

  • Apprentices will demonstrate core knowledge, skills and behaviours to be fully competent as a Teaching Assistant or similar support role in school.

  • The apprenticeship will typically take 21 months to complete including End Point Assessment (EPA).

  • The main programme is delivered by our team of experts through group or one-to-one sessions


The benefits to an organisation:

Hiring an apprentice or developing existing staff is a productive and effective way for any organisation to grow talent and develop a motivated, skilled, and qualified workforce.


The benefits to an Apprentice & career progression routes:

As well as ensuring full competency as a Teaching Assistant, this standard provides a foundation for potential progression into several career paths in the education sector including Higher Level Teaching Assistant and Teacher.