Teaching Assistant Courses


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Teaching Assistant Courses. For those students wondering how to become a teaching assistant then our online teaching assistant courses are available for those aged 16 and above, who have an interest in supporting the teaching staff and children in a school as a a qualified teaching assistant. We offer teaching assistant courses from a point which require no previous knowledge or teaching assistant qualifications to those students who are already acting as teaching assistants within the education system.  A range of teaching assistant courses leading to recognised teaching assistant qualifications are available including our beginner course which has seven modules and is expected to take approximately sixty hours of study to a level 3 course taking 180 hours in addition to placement work.  All courses are studied completely within the time frame of the student. Course aims are to teach the supportive role of the teaching assistant within the classroom.

Materials are proved in either paper or online format dependant on the course and the student can complete at any time within a full year.  Provide full support to every student with a personal tutor who can be contacted via email. We also provide another course which is also designed for students with little or no knowledge of the teaching assistant role.
There are also other courses which can be taken to support these teaching assistant courses.  A careful look through our full selection of courses will help decide which is the most appropriate. A selection of QCF recognised courses are available as are equivalents.  Every course can be commenced at any time convenient to the student, rather than the normal September start of most college courses.

Teaching Assistant Course level 2

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This Teaching Assistant Level 2 course is designed for people who wish to gain an understanding of principles and practice teaching / classroom assistant roles and gain an accredited award relevant to employment.

The aims of the course are to provide comprehensive knowledge and skills appropriate to the conduct of a classroom support role, and to participation in a wide range of classroom support activities.

Pitched at an equivalent of level 2 on the QCF this home study course allows students the opportunity of gaining an accredited award proving their knowledge. Students are able to complete their studies at a pace that suits their own personal circumstances. No pressure at all!

Qualification: Teaching Assistant Award
Accredited: Yes
QCF Recognised: No, Equivalent level of learning at level 2
Awarding Body: ABC - QLS Awards
Start Date: Anytime - We enrol 365 days a year
Duration: Flexible - Approx 60 Hours - 12 Months Max Support
Credit Value: Not Applicable

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Teaching Assistant Course Level 3

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This Teaching Assistant Level 3 course is designed for students who wish to gain an advanced understanding of the principles and practice of the Teaching/Classroom Assistant roles. Students may be completely new to the role of Teaching Assistant, may already be working in the classroom or they may already have completed a level 2 course.

The course and its assignments take into account the fact that you might not yet be working in a school, but quite obviously we would suggest that you do make contact with a school so that your evidence can be as authentic as possible. This is particularly important in the case of resources that a school might have.

Take this opportunity to study at your own leisure in the comfort of your own home. There are no classes or lecturers to attend, no travelling or parking costs. Lifestyle learning offers true flexibilty

Qualification: Teaching Assistant Award
Accredited: Yes
QCF Recognised: No, Equivalent level of learning at level 3
Awarding Body: Focus - FQP Awards
Start Date: Anytime - We enrol 365 days a year
Duration: Flexible - Approx 100 Hours - 12 Months Max Support
Credit Value: Not Applicable

 

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Teaching Assistant Course Level 4 (HLTA)

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This Higher Level 4 Teaching Assistant (HLTA) home study course is linked to the professional standards for HLTA status which set out for teachers, employers and parents the contribution to pupils’ learning that HLTAs can be expected to make. This distance learning course will help students prepare for a HLTA position. 

These set out the expectations for planning, monitoring, managing and evaluating learning within the framework of guidance and supervision agreed with the assigned teacher and in accordance with arrangements made by the headteacher of the school.

There is a mixture of question types requiring a range of responses, including: descriptive answers or the completion of practical activities. If you are currently working with children, the activities may be used in support of your particular role. However, if you are not actively working with children at present, you will find that wherever possible the questions are structured to provide you with alternative means of answering them. You may find it profitable to approach the head of one of your local schools, to explain what you are doing and to see whether there are any opportunities for you to gain experience by helping out in the school on a purely voluntary basis.

Endorsed: Yes
QCF Recognised: No, Equivalent level of learning at level 4
Awarding Body: TQUK - Training Qualifications UK - Endorsed
Start Date: Anytime - We enrol 365 days a year
Duration: Flexible - Approx 240 Hours - 12 Months Max Support
Credit Value: Not Applicable

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Special Needs (SEN) Teaching Assistant Course level 3

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This home study Special Needs (SEN) Teaching Assistant course is designed for people who wish to gain an understanding of principles and practice teaching / classroom assistant roles and gain an accredited award relevant to employment. If your aim is to eventually specialise in working within the SEN sector then this course could be the one for you. The demand for SEN qualified staff is huge and growing fast. Update or add a new skill and increase your opportunities.

The aims of the course are to provide comprehensive knowledge and skills appropriate to the conduct of a classroom support role specifically with special needs children, and to participation in a wide range of classroom support activities.

SEN quailifed staff will assist children with a wide variety of emotional, behavioural, learning and physical difficulties. Special needs assistants require a huge amount of patience and understanding. Working in this sector can be very demanding however the satisfaction gained in making a difference cannot be understated.

Qualification: Special Needs Teaching Assistant Award
Accredited: Yes
QCF Recognised: No, Equivalent level of learning at level 3
Awarding Body: Focus - FQP
Start Date: Anytime - We enrol 365 days a year
Duration: Flexible - Approx 100 Hours - 12 Months Max Support
Credit Value: Not Applicable

 

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NCFE Support Work in Schools Level 2 Award

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This support work in schools level 2 course is a knowledge based qualification suitable for all support staff roles in schools, including site staff, administrators etc as well as those who work directly with children and young people. It seeks to develop the knowledge and understanding that all those working in a school setting will need and covers areas such as safeguarding, communication and understanding the school context.

As it's a knowledge based qualification, it can be taken by learners not yet employed in a school, as well as providing initial training/induction for those new in post. This course provides students with the perfect opportunity to gain a recognised qualification in the child care sector without the need for placement work. 

Qualification: Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools
Accredited: Yes
QCF Recognised: Yes at level 2
Awarding Body: NCFE
Start Date: Anytime - We enrol 365 days a year
Duration: Flexible - Approx 80 Hours - 12 Months Max Support
Credit Value: 12

 

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NCFE Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools Level 2 Cert

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This NCFE Supporting Teaching & Learning Level 2 course is available to learners aged 16+ who are interested in working within a school as a teaching assistant, classroom assistant or learning support assistant. This is a competence based qualification which requires students to be employed or have a placement within a school setting.

The aims of the course are to enable students to understand the roles and responsibilites to those involved in supporting teaching and learning in schools and provides an opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge required to do this effectively in a self directed way. It prepares students to support the teacher and the delivery of curriculum within a school as well as developing skills to help children and young people to develop self-esteem, independance and skills for learning. It seeks to further develop professional and technical skills and knowledge and an understanding of the importance of positive relationships within a school.

Qualification: Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools
Accredited: Yes
QCF Recognised: Yes at level 2
Awarding Body: NCFE
Start Date: Anytime - We enrol 365 days a year
Duration: Flexible - Approx 180 Hours - 12 Months Max Support
Credit Value: 30

 

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NCFE Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools Level 3 Cert

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This flexible distance learning course is available to learners aged 16+ who are interested in working within a school as a teaching assistant, classroom assistant or learning support assistant. The aims of the course are to enable students to understand the roles and responsibilities to those involved in supporting teaching and learning in schools and provides an opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge required to do this effectively in a self directed way.

Fully recognised and accepted by OFSTED, this course prepares students to support the teacher and the delivery of curriculum within a school as well as developing skills to help children and young people aged 6-19 years to develop self-esteem, independence and skills for learning. It seeks to further develop professional and technical skills and knowledge and an understanding of the importance of positive relationships within a school.
 

Qualification: Level 3 Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools
Accredited: Yes
QCF Recognised: Yes at level 3
Awarding Body: NCFE
Start Date: Anytime - We enrol 365 days a year
Duration: Flexible - Approx 180 Hours - 12 Months Max Support
Credit Value: 32

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