Do you want to make a real difference to young people’s lives? SEN teaching assistants provide educational support to children with learning difficulties such as ADHD, autism and dyslexia. It is a hugely rewarding career that requires a specific skill set. In the SEN Teaching Diploma Level 5 course, you will learn all about SEN teaching practices, the UK curriculum, skills required, and career opportunities. This course is endorsed by ABC Awards – a regulated organisation that ensures professional, reputable certification for further education.
This teaching assistant training course explores the role and responsibilities of a teaching assistant in detail, familiarising you with teaching methodologies, classroom management strategies and much more. You will learn how to build positive working relationships with pupils and family, and engage students with interactive group and individual learning support activities. On successful completion, you will be equipped with the practical skills and knowledge to kickstart your career.
- Fast track your career with a recognised qualification in SEN teaching
- Explore the role and responsibilities of an SEN teaching assistant in detail
- Develop a solid knowledge of the SEN teaching curriculum in the UK
- Broaden your understanding of the different types of special educational needs
- Gain a solid understanding of the development of children and young people
- Familiarise with the SEN code of practice and child safeguarding practices
- Get introduced to a variety of SEN classroom planning and management strategies
- Learn how to build solid working relationships with pupils and family
Who is This course for?
The SEN Teaching Diploma Level 5 course is suitable for aspiring SEN teaching assistants and those who are new to the field who wish to gain the skills, knowledge and certification to accelerate their career. It is ideal for those who want to familiarise with SEN teaching practices and principles. This course has no entry requirements and can be studied on a full-time or part-time basis.
- This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds.
- Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
- Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).
The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Course Gate has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 5 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.
The course itself has been designed by Course Gate to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards/Certa endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.
Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.
Endorsed Certificate of Achievement
At the successful completion of the course, the learners can order an endorsed certificate by paying the accreditation fee of £108. There is an additional £10 postal charge for international students.
Certificate of Completion from Course Gate
At the successful completion of the course, the learners may order the Certificate of Completion from Course Gate (soft copy) by paying only £2. For the Printed hard copy of the certificate, the learners have to pay £9. There is an additional £10 delivery charge for international students.
On successful completion, learners will have the relevant skills and accreditation to kickstart a rewarding career in SEN teaching, working with children and young people. Related professions in this field include:
- SEN Teaching Assistant
- Special Educational Needs & Disabilities Teacher (SEND)
- SEN Learning Support Assistant
- SEN Behaviour TA
- Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO)
- Special Needs Teacher
|Module 01: Special Needs Education Teacher|
|Special Educational Needs (SEN) Teacher||00:05:00|
|Assessment Module 01|
|Module 01 Final Quiz Exam – SEN Teaching Diploma Level 5||00:10:00|
|Module 02: Statutory and Regulatory Context for SEN|
|Statutory and Regulatory Context for SEN||00:30:00|
|Assessment Module 02|
|Module 02 Final Quiz Exam – SEN Teaching Diploma Level 5||00:10:00|
|Module 03: Principles and Practice of Leadership in Different Contexts|
|Principles and Practice of Leadership in Different Contexts||00:15:00|
|Assessment Module 03|
|Module 03 Final Quiz Exam – SEN Teaching Diploma Level 5||00:10:00|
|Module 04: How SEN and Disabilities Affect Pupils’ Participation and Learning|
|How SEN and Disabilities Affect Pupils’ Participation and Learning||00:15:00|
|Assessment Module 04|
|Module 04 Final Quiz Exam – SEN Teaching Diploma Level 5||00:10:00|
|Module 05: Strategies for Improving the Performance of the Pupils with SEN|
|Strategies for Improving the Performance of the Pupils with SEN||00:10:00|
|Assessment Module 05|
|Module 05 Final Quiz Exam – SEN Teaching Diploma Level 5||00:10:00|
|Module 06: Whole-School Planning and Organisation|
|Whole-school Planning and Organisation||00:40:00|
|Assessment Module 06|
|Module 06 Final Quiz Exam – SEN Teaching Diploma Level 5||00:10:00|
|Module 07: Assessment|
|Assessment Module 07|
|Module 07 Final Quiz Exam – SEN Teaching Diploma Level 5||00:10:00|
|Module 08: Teamwork for SEN: Roles and Functions|
|Teamwork for SEN: Roles and Functions||00:40:00|
|Assessment Module 08|
|Module 08 Final Quiz Exam – SEN Teaching Diploma Level 5||00:10:00|
|Module 09: Planning for Individual Students with SEN|
|Planning for Individual Students with SEN||00:15:00|
|Assessment Module 09|
|Module 09 Final Quiz Exam – SEN Teaching Diploma Level 5||00:10:00|
|Module 10: Teaching and Learning in the Inclusive School|
|Teaching and Learning in the Inclusive School||00:20:00|
|Assessment Module 10|
|Module 10 Final Quiz Exam – SEN Teaching Diploma Level 5||00:10:00|