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NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning

This qualification provides you with the core knowledge and skills needed when providing support for children and/or young people in primary, secondary, special schools or colleges.

12 Months
Part-time (daytime/evening)
Theory & Practical

Entry Requirements: Entry Requirements: This qualification is a good choice for you if you're currently working in a role that support pupils learning, including teaching assistants, learning support assistants and special needs assistants.

Course Info

The Level 3 Certificate aims to allow learners to understand the role and responsibilities of those involved in supporting teaching and learning in schools. This will help to build the knowledge of  development of children and young people.

The course requires you to either; volunteer  or work in a school setting, supporting the learning of children and young people.

Course Leader Profile

Pooja Sharma ( – Lecturer in Teacher Education

With over 22 years’ experience working in the early year’s sector, I have held a unique range of posts. I have managed pre-school settings, worked as a primary school teacher, as a volunteer teacher in rural districts of India alongside owning my own nursery.

In 2015 I was appointed an Early Years Subject Specialist with Pearson, which called upon rigorous checking during the assessment process of qualifications at different further education institutions. This also led to me working as an education consultant.



You will complete 11 modules such as Schools and colleges as organisations, Supporting health and safety in a learning environment and Understanding how children and young people develop.


Entry Requirements & Interview Process

You are required to be aged 16 or above and have a voluntary placement is a school or college setting 1 day a week. There is a group interview which you are invited to by the course leader once you have made an application for the course.