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Bradford College

Teaching Assistant

Study Level
Level 3
Course Type
24 months
Start Date
September 2024
Study Mode


Apprenticeships give you the opportunity to learn and train in your chosen career as well as earning a regular pay packet. You will be given first-hand experience and learn the majority of the skills needed on the job, whilst also completing off-the-job training.

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.

  Key Info

The following skills, knowledge and behaviours are what will be gained from this apprenticeship.

• Develop strategies for support
• Communication & teamwork
• Working with teachers to accurately assess
• Using technology
• Problem solving
• Ability to motivate pupils

• Understanding how pupils develop curriculum.
• Using technology
• Working with teachers to understand and support assessment for learning.

• Building relationships
• Adding value to education
• Team working

Must achieve a minimum of Level 1 in maths and English initial assessments, or already have GCSE A-C or 9-4.

Apprenticeship Course Fees will be paid by your employer.

This is representative of the most common fees scenario, but actual fees can vary depending on a number of factors. Please contact us if you need more guidance.

If you have any questions or require any additional information, please contact [email protected]

Disclaimer: Our prospectus, college documents and website are simply here to offer a guide. We accept no liability for any inaccurate statements and are not responsible for any negative outcomes if you rely on an inaccurate statement. We reserve the right to withdraw any programmes or service at any time.