Earn a teaching assistant qualification and fast track your career with this awarding body certificate course. This diploma course is endorsed by ABC Awards – a regulated organisation that ensures professional, reputable certification for further education.
This Teaching Assistant Course provides complete training to boost your professional development in working with children. It offers instructional support to assist you in developing the fundamental skills of a teacher assistant and introduces effective teaching methodologies. You’ll gain a solid understanding of early childhood development, as well as essential information on teaching children with special educational needs.
This course is the ultimate assistant teacher preparation program, designed for aspiring teacher trainers who require additional training. Key topics include safeguarding children, communication and classroom planning.
- Understand the duties and responsibilities of a teaching assistant
- Work effectively in an educational environment
- Determine tips and guidelines for working in a classroom setting
- Create strategies for effectively assessing pupils’ performance
- Provide support to the students with special needs
- Identify the common challenges in the day to day lives of teaching assistants
- Understand the importance of creating a safe learning environment for children and young people
- Develop professional skills and other relevant skills to help children and young people in order to develop their self-esteem, independence and skills for learning
- Gain the knowledge, skills and confidence needed to pursue a rewarding career in the education field
- Provide assistance to the teacher and the delivery of curriculum within a school
Who is this Course for?
This Teaching Assistant Diploma course is suitable for individuals who possess excellent social skills and have a passion for working with people in a learning environment. Teaching is a rewarding yet challenging career and adequate training is essential to ensure job success. This accredited diploma course is ideal for trainee teaching assistants as well as those who have experience in this field but want to boost their professional development and practical knowledge. There are no entry requirements for this general training program and individuals of all academic backgrounds can enrol.
- 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.
This endorsed Teaching Assistant Diploma will help learners to fast track their career and gain the knowledge they need to ensure career progression. Related positions in this field include:
- Teacher’s Assistant
- SEN Teaching Assistant
- Preschool Teacher Assistant
- Teaching Assistant (primary and Secondary)
- Classroom Development Coach
|Module 01: Fundamentals of Teaching|
|Understanding the Development of Children and Young Person||01:00:00|
|Communication and Professional Relationships with Pupils and Family||01:00:00|
|Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young Person||01:00:00|
|Assessment Module 01|
|Module 01 Final Quiz Exam – Teaching Assistant Diploma||00:10:00|
|Module 02: Teaching Methodologies - Part 1|
|Education – A Group Enterprise||01:00:00|
|Traits to Develop||01:00:00|
|Grow the Attention||01:00:00|
|Learning Good Habits||01:00:00|
|Importance of Memory||01:00:00|
|Assessment Module 02|
|Module 02 Final Quiz Exam – Teaching Assistant Diploma||00:10:00|
|Module 03: Teaching Methodologies - Part 2|
|Imagination is Important||01:00:00|
|Breakdown of Thinking Process||00:30:00|
|Appreciation – An Aesthetic Emotion||00:30:00|
|Learning Reflexive Activities||01:00:00|
|Assessment Module 03|
|Module 03 Final Quiz Exam – Teaching Assistant Diploma||00:10:00|
|Module 04: Teaching Methodologies - Part 3|
|Different Learning Methods||01:00:00|
|Different Psychological Exercises||01:00:00|
|Problems, Situations & Solutions||01:00:00|
|Measuring the Achievements||01:00:00|
|Assessment Module 04|
|Module 04 Final Quiz Exam – Teaching Assistant Diploma||00:10:00|
|Module 05: SEN Teaching|
|Special Educational Needs (SEN) Teacher||00:30:00|
|Statutory and Regulatory Context for SEN||01:00:00|
|Principles and Practice of Leadership in Different Contexts||00:45:00|
|How SEN and Disabilities Affect Pupils’ Participation and Learning||00:45:00|
|Strategies for Improving the Performance of the Pupils with SEN||00:45:00|
|Assessment Module 05|
|Module 05 Final Quiz Exam – Teaching Assistant Diploma||00:10:00|
|Module 06: SENCO Training|
|Whole-school Planning and Organisation||01:00:00|
|Teamwork for SEN: Roles and Functions||01:00:00|
|Planning for Individual Students with SEN||00:45:00|
|Teaching and Learning in the Inclusive School||00:45:00|
|Assessment Module 06|
|Module 06 Final Quiz Exam – Teaching Assistant Diploma||00:10:00|
|Module 07: Autism|
|Introduction to Autism||00:20:00|
|Causes and Diagnosis of Autism||00:45:00|
|Other Conditions Associated with ASD||01:00:00|
|In-depth Understanding and Dealing with Autistic Behaviour||01:00:00|
|Socialising and Communication||00:45:00|
|What Should Teachers Do?||00:30:00|
|Sex Education and Puberty||00:30:00|
|Interventions: Treatments and Therapies for Autism||00:45:00|
|Government policies on autism in England||00:30:00|
|Assessment Module 07|
|Module 07 Final Quiz Exam – Teaching Assistant Diploma||00:10:00|
|Module 08: ADHD|
|What is ADHD?||00:30:00|
|Causes of ADHD||00:30:00|
|ADHD and Education||00:30:00|
|Reasonable Adjustments: ADHD||01:00:00|
|Adults with ADHD||00:30:00|
|Assessment Module 08|
|Module 08 Final Quiz Exam – Teaching Assistant Diploma||00:10:00|
|Module 09: Dyslexia|
|What is Dyslexia?||01:00:00|
|Creating Dyslexia Friendly Environment||00:30:00|
|Solutions for Dyslexia||00:30:00|
|Assessment Module 09|
|Module 09 Final Quiz Exam – Teaching Assistant Diploma||00:10:00|