Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship

The Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship is ideal for those that have a love for the world of teaching and education and are looking at gaining more responsibility by qualifying with a teaching apprenticeship.

These qualifications significantly improve the participant’s in-depth knowledge about the role of the Level 3 Teaching Assistant. Working with children and young people between the ages of 4 to 16 improves their understanding of how pupils learn and develop and supporting children with their learning.

Programme overview

A Teaching Assistant’s role is to support the class teacher to enhance pupils’ learning.

Training will include topics such as:

  • Understanding how pupils learn and develop,
  • Working with teachers to understand and support assessment for learning,
  • Keeping children safe in learning,
  • Developing strategies for support,
  • Working with teachers to accurately assess

You will receive:

  • Dedicated skills coach to support you throughout their entire learner journey
  • Regular one to one workplace visits
  • Flexible and innovative training methods geared to different learning styles
  • 24/7 access to digital learning content, ensuring you have everything you need to support and accelerate learning
  • Free NUS Apprentice Extra card, allowing you to access discounts on the high street and on other well-known brands

Progression opportunities

Upon completion, you can progress into a number of career paths in the Educational sector including Higher Level Teaching Assistant, Assistant Teacher and Teacher.

Funding and financial support

Employers paying the Apprenticeship Levy can use their funds to cover the cost of apprenticeship training while a range of government funding is available for non-levy organisations. Other financial support is available for employers and apprentices depending on circumstances.

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Course information:

Awarding body:
Course duration:
18 Months
Course location:
The course is delivered across Dorset, Somerset, Wiltshire, Devon, Cornwall, Bristol, West Sussex, Hampshire.

Who is this course for?

Applicants should be at least 16 years old and must undertake the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) process and provide the results.

Key facts:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths and English
  • Level 3 Supporting Teaching and Learning Apprenticeship
  • Get up to 100% of the cost of the course paid for by the Government
  • Earn Whilst You Learn

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To apply or find out more information about the Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship course, please complete the form below, or call us on 01202 551553

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What makes Aspire different?


Apprenticeships provide a fantastic opportunity to combine the achievement in gaining a qualification with on-the-job training, enabling you to learn while you earn. By placing you with an employer, we offer the training and mentorship you need.

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