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Level 3 NCFE CACHE Certificate Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

Qualification Gained
Level 3 NCFE CACHE Certificate Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
Study Level
Adult, School Leavers, Level 3
1 year Part-time
Start Date
Study Mode


This qualification has been designed to provide you with an understanding of the knowledge needed when working directly with children and young people in school and college environments.

  Key Info

It will enable you to gain an understanding of elements including:

  • Children and young people’s development
  • Safeguarding their welfare
  • Communication and professional relationships.

You will be required to attend three hours per week in College or in one of our community settings.

As you work towards this qualification, you will be developing your skills and expertise in a number of areas and you will link theory to your experiences in the classroom.

Examples of skills you will develop will include:

  • Communication
  • Building Positive Relationships
  • Understanding Children and Young People’s Development
  • Supporting Learning Activities

Entry to this course requires GCSE English at a minimum of grade 4 or C or Level 2 Functional Skills English and GCSE Maths at a minimum of grade 3 or D or Level 1 Functional Skills Maths.

You will also need to be working or on a practical placement for the duration of the course.

A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be required, which we will arrange on your behalf.

You will be required to develop a portfolio of evidence demonstrating your competence and underpinning knowledge relating to the units. Approved Assessors will carry out assessments in the workplace. This will be supplemented by other types of evidence as well as written assignments for certain units.

You must attend a placement in a school or college for a minimum of 12 hours per week.

On completion of the course, you will be in a position to progress onto:

  • A Level 4 Certificate for the Advanced Practitioner in Schools and Colleges.
  • A Foundation degree in Managing, Teaching and Learning in Schools.

Alternatively, you may progress to another Higher Education course (dependent on your GCSE results).


If you are 16 to 18 years old you won't have to pay tuition fees. If you're 19 or older you may need to pay a fee.

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.

When you sign forms and accept a place at the College, you agree to abide by College rules and any changes made to them, and accept that we have the right to reject applicants. You also accept that there are certain circumstances that could prevent us from providing some services or programmes. These are: changes in Government funding policy, low class numbers; severe weather conditions; severe damage to buildings; circumstances which may affect the health and safety of staff and/or students, or any other relevant circumstances outside the reasonable control of the College. In these cases, we reserve the right to withdraw any programmes or service.



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