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Teaching Assistants — Level 1 (March Start)

Course information

Level 1 Teaching Assistants (STL) is a course designed to engage learners who are interested in pursuing a career as a Teaching Assistant.
This course will introduce you to the skills and knowledge needed when supporting teaching and learning in primary or secondary schools. The course is shorter in duration (12 weeks), is aimed at adult learners and is college based. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to progress on to level 2 Teaching Assistants on completion of this course. The course is comprised of 3 internal units and is assessed through coursework.

This course leads to...

This course can lead to Level 2 CACHE Certificate Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools.

Entry Requirements

None. This course is aimed at adult (19+) learners who do not currently have the necessary skills and knowledge required to engage in a work experience course.

Why study with us?

You will be taught by teachers who are skilled and experienced within the field of Supporting Teaching and Learning in School settings.
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Further Information...

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You can contact us online via or call us at any point on 0151 252 3000 with any queries you may have – we’re here to help.


Course ID: 162943

Course Year: 20/21

Course Duration: 12 Weeks


If you are 16-18 years old at the start of your course, studying at The City of Liverpool College is free. If you are aged between 19-23 and don’t already hold a qualification equivalent to 5 GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, and you need to study at Entry or Level 1 to progress to Level 2, you won't have to pay any fees for this course.

Aged 19 or over and unemployed or earning less than £18,135 a year? You may also qualify to join this course for free. To find out more, contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at

Fee for20/21 is 1417.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

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