Apprenticeship Standard in Teaching Assistant Level 3 (STN297) Y1 (Worksop)

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What will you be working towards?

Code STN21L3-27W
Qualification Type No Qualification
Qualification Level Unknown/Not applicable
Course type Full Time


This apprenticeship will help support the knowledge, skills and behaviours of Teaching Assistants working in Primary, Special and Secondary education across all age ranges.

It will encompass special educational needs and emotional vulnerabilities.

You will learn how to effectively support the class teacher to enhance pupils’ learning, ensure pupils understand the work set, know their learning objectives and stay on task in order to make progress.


The knowledge that will be taught relates to:
  • Understanding how Pupils Learn and Develop
  • Technology
  • Working with Teachers to Understand and Support Assessment for Learning
  • Curriculum
  • Keeping Children Safe in Education
The skills expected of a Teaching Assistant:
  • Developing Strategies for Support
  • Communication and Team Work
  • Working with Teachers to Accurately Assess
  • Using Technology
  • Problem Solving/Ability to Motivate Pupils
Within the standard are a set of behaviours that Teaching Assistants are expected to demonstrate:
  • Building Relationships/Embracing Change
  • Adding Value to Education
  • Promoting Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Professional Standards and Personal Accountability
  • Team Working, Collaboration/Engagement

How will it be delivered?

You will be assessed in employment and at College using various assessment methods such as:
  • Observation
  • Assignments
  • Witness statements
Work product and reflective practice. Your End-Point Assessment (EPA) will consist of a;
  • Practical Observation with Question and Answer
  • Professional Discussion which is underpinned by a Portfolio of Evidence

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