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Teaching Assistant
ST0454 AP01
Level 3
(under development)

Description

The Teaching Assistant apprenticeship is a minimum of 12 months and should typically be completed within 12-18 months. Teaching Assistants work in Primary, Special and Secondary education across all age ranges encompassing special educational needs and emotional vulnerabilities. The primary role of the Teaching Assistant 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 in order to make progress. Promoting self-belief, social inclusion and a high self-esteem play an integral part to pupils’ well-being; ensuring pupils thrive in a positive, nurturing, safe environment. It is an active role supporting the learner to access the curriculum.

Assessment

Assessment is conducted using our EPA portal to upload documentary evidence such as the portfolio.   The observation and professional discussion are carried out via recorded video call.

  • Observation
  • Professional discussion (supported by portfolio)
Price effective at April 2022
Registration*  £60
EPA price £563
Work-Based Project
Resit/Retake
£105
Professional Discussion
Resit/Retake
£105

Registration* – payable at registration covering set up & administration costs with the remainder payable at Gateway & before EPA commences (non-refundable)

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