​CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

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​What does the qualification cover?

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge needed when supporting teaching and learning in a school.  It also covers how to work with others to achieve shared objectives when supporting the learning of individuals or groups of pupils.

Who is it suitable for? 

Anyone who is working with pupils on an individual basis or with groups under the supervision of a group leader. It is also for people who wish to work in this field.

What are the entry requirements?

You will need to be at least 16 years old and it is recommended that you have a GCSE or equivalent at C grade or above.



​How is it assessed?

It will be assessed by your tutor by written assignments.

Do you need to be working to take this qualification?


Yes, you will need to be employed or working as a volunteer in a school setting.


How long does it take to complete?

You can usually complete it in a year.

What related qualifications can you progress to?

The Level 3 Certificate in Cover Supervision of Pupils in Schools (QCF)

A Degree.

Which type of job roles can you apply for on completion?

  Teaching Assistant
   Special Educational Needs Assistant
   Learning Support Assistant.

Additional Information
This is an NQF qualification. You might also like to look at the Level 3 Award and Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (QCF), which are part of the QCF qualification framework and cover similar topics. 




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Available in:

Northern Ireland