Teaching Assistant Level 3

Teaching Assistant Level 3

We have provided support and training to teaching assistants for many years.

The Diploma level 3 in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools (STLS) supports people who work in Primary, Special and Secondary education across all age ranges and encompassing special educational needs and emotional vulnerabilities.

If you support the class teacher to enhance pupils learning, either in groups or individually, this qualification will support you in recognising these skills and furthering your career.

Are you already a Teaching Assistant? This course is designed to help you become much more specialised in your area of teaching such as SEN or management depending on the career path you choose.



The qualification is delivered at the workplace at a time convenient for the employer and learner.

Entry Requirements

Must be able to show they are working at a grade 9-4 (A-C) GCSE in English. Have a work placement as an employee or volunteering of at least one day a week.


(Teaching Assistant L3) Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools.

Who is this course for?

This course is for those who are already a Teaching Assistant and are looking to become more specialised in their field.

Course Benefits

  • Become more specialised in your field of choice.
  • Recognised qualification.
  • Support you getting work in local schools.
  • The first step to progressing onto higher educational job roles.
  • Delivered in the workplace.

If you are interested in applying, please complete the following quick form and we will be in contact to support you with your application. You will receive useful information about whether you are eligible for government funding, course fees, start dates and much more.

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Quick Facts

Start Dates

Courses start all through the year at a time convenient to you.

End Date

12 months.


Workplace evidence and visits from your Training and Development Consultant every 4-6 weeks.


Full coast of the course £2,225. Can be privately paid or via a learner Loan.

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