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Level 3 Teaching Assistant Diploma

The Level 3 Teaching Assistant Diploma enhances participants’ comprehensive understanding of the teaching assistant role. Teaching assistants play a crucial role in the UK education system by offering valuable assistance to teachers in ensuring the best possible education for pupils. They have a diverse range of responsibilities that aid teachers in various ways.

Who Is This Qualification For? 

Level 3 Teaching Assistant Diploma is designed for individuals within your school environment who aspire to enter the teaching profession, enhance their performance in a teaching role, engage with children and young people aged 4 to 16, support educators, and assist children with reading, writing, and learning activities. It caters to learners seeking a Higher Level Teaching Assistant qualification.

What Will Your Team Learn?

This qualification empowers you to cultivate essential teaching skills and acquire a profound comprehension of their role in supporting both teachers and pupils.

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

Are you looking to take this course as part of an apprenticeship programme?

See our Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship.

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Course information:

Awarding body:
Course duration:
18 months
Course location:
The course is delivered across Dorset, Hampshire, Wiltshire, Somerset and Devon.

Who is this course for?

Level 3 Diploma for Teaching Assistant qualification is ideal for those looking to pursue a career as a teaching assistant. On successful completion of your course, you will become a qualified teaching assistant. Individual employers may set specific requirements but 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 3 Diploma for Teaching Assistant
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths and English
  • Why not offer this as an apprenticeship, 95% would be funded by the Government?
  • The Diploma is Available to be funded by advanced learner loan

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To apply or find out more information about the Level 3 Teaching Assistant Diploma 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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Aspire Training Team offer a range of training courses across the business and care sector. You can be assured you will be provided with the right skills to progress your career or assistance with training your workforce.


From childcare & early years to business administration and team leading and management, there is something for everyone. We also provide study programmes for 16-18 years olds, courses in first aid, assessor training and much more.

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