Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching in Schools

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Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching in Schools

The Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools qualification has been designed for individuals who want to work in schools, particularly in the role of a Teaching assistant or already working in supporting role in Schools. Achieving this certificate will provide sufficient evidence that the learner has acquired the necessary skills and knowledge to support the Teacher and the delivery of curriculum within a school, as well as developing skills to help children and young people to develop self-esteem, independence and skills for learning. It seeks to further develop professional and technical skills and knowledge, and an understanding of the importance of positive relationships within a school.

We at Bright Learning offer this qualification online which is open to everyone as long as have passion for teaching. Our learning materials is high quality, accurate and up to date which is open to you 24/7 anywhere in the world.

Course Options

This course is available to study in Classroom only.

Course Price: £750.00
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Course overview

The course will allow you to study with us in Classroom based environment.

You will receive all of the course material and support from our qualified and experienced tutors. We will be giving you advice and helping you throughout your course to support your learning journey.

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Study Method:

This course is delivered by distance learning at your own pace with a Assessor/Tutor’s Support & Guidance. You will receive regular feedback from your tutor throughout the course, as and when appropriate. The course is delivered online through our e-portfolio system. You will be given access to learning material and learning outcomes which will guide you on what you need to do for each unit.

Classroom-Based Learning:

We deliver this course in classroom based environment only. It is 6 days course including first Aid qualification. Learners must attend all 6 days to gain this qualifcation. 


There is no formal examination for this course, however learners are required to submit the portfolio. The course is assessed by your portfolio which demonstrates Learner’s knowledge against each of the assessment criteria of the course. Some portfolio evidence will need to be witnessed by a competent person in the workplace hence students must be employed/volunteered in a schools or arrange and complete a work experience placement.

Extra info

Entry Requirements:

Learners must be 16 + to register on to this qualification. However, there is no formal requirement for this course as long as the candidate has basic functional skills (Numeracy, Literacy and ICT). You will also have to provide us with your Photo Identification such as Passport or Full UK driving Licence and Proof of Address of last 3 months.

How long is the course?

Learners can enrol on to the course at any time and will be given 12 months to complete the course. However, the course is based on self study so the learner can complete the course as quickly as they prefer.

What certificate am I going to receive?

Once you successfully complete the qualification you will be awarded a NVQ Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in schools’ certificate.

Awarding Body

PEARSON is an Awarding Organisation recognised by the qualification regulators for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Welsh Government in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.

PEARSON aim to provide qualifications that meet the needs of industry. They are designed by leading professionals and delivered to centres and learners with integrity and compliance in mind.

What careers can I choose with this qualification?

The Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools qualification allows learners to work in schools as fully qualified teaching assistants. This also provides learners with the opportunity to progress to the Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools and into the workforce.


The Level 3 Certificate qualification is suitable for those working in unsupervised roles that support pupils’ learning.

This qualification will help you gain the knowledge and skills required when working directly with children or young people in primary, secondary or special schools. It involves learning about children and young people’s development, safeguarding their welfare, and communication.

As learners need to show competence in both skills and knowledge, they will need to be working or volunteering in a school environment while taking this qualification.

To achieve Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching in Schools, the learner would require having 50 hours of work experience in the past.

You can usually complete it in 12 months. However, the course is based on self-study so you can complete the course as quickly as you prefer.

To enrol onto this course, you do not require any prior skills in the subject area to start. However, as with all our courses, we recommend basic functional skills, a reasonable level of English reading and writing ability.

To achieve this qualification, the learner must complete 11 mandatory units and pass the assignments.

There are no formal examinations, and the course is assessed by coursework alone.

Yes, you will get full tutor support, via email and telephone, who will mark your assignments, provide feedback, and guide you through the course.

The course is delivered online through our e-portfolio system. You will be given access to learning material and learning outcomes for each unit.

This course opens a host of career opportunities and allows learners to work in schools as Senior Teaching Assistant, Senior Learning Support Assistant, or Senior Special Educational Needs Assistant.


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