Teaching Assistant Level 2

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The Teaching Assistant Level 2 course is an introduction to the principles and practices involved in providing learning support to children in a professional setting, ideal for aspiring teaching assistants and those who are new to the industry. This course is endorsed by ABC Awards – a regulated organisation that ensures professional, reputable certification for further education.

In this course, learners will develop their understanding of the role of a teaching assistant and will gain the relevant skills and knowledge to ensure their career progression. As an introductory course, it explores the classroom structure and environment in detail, covering core topics such as planning activities and teaching methodologies. 

This course also provides an in-depth introduction to teaching children with special educational needs (SEN), and how to promote their learning and development in a classroom environment.

Learning Objectives

  • Have a comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of teaching
  • Learn how to plan lessons, set up equipment and prepare engaging learning activities
  • Gain a solid understanding of SEN teaching methods & how to support children with learning difficulties
  • Familiarise with a wide range of practical classroom teaching methodologies
  • Develop core skills such as listening, communication, planning and organising
  • Understand how to provide learning support to small groups and individuals
  • Explore your career opportunities in teaching & requirements for teaching in the UK
  • Gain the skills, accreditation &  practical knowledge to kickstart a rewarding career in teaching

Who is this Course for?

This course is suitable for aspiring teaching assistants who are looking to fast track their career with the relevant skills and knowledge required for a teaching assistant role. It is an introductory program for those who want to learn about the responsibilities of a teaching assistant and how to provide professional learning support.

Entry Requirement:

  • 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.

Accreditation

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 2 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.

Certification

Endorsed Certificate of Achievement

At the successful completion of the course, the learners can order an endorsed certificate of achievement from ABC & Certa Awards by paying the accreditation fee of £68. There is an additional £10 delivery 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.

Career path

On successful completion of the course, learners will have the practical knowledge and understanding to kickstart a rewarding career in teaching and can progress to the Teaching Assistant Level 3 course. Related professions in this field include:

  • Teaching Assistant
  • SEN Teaching Assistant
  • EYFS Teaching Assistant

Course Curriculum

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 Level 2 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 Level 2 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
Differing Individuals 00:30:00
Assessment Module 03
Module 03 Final Quiz Exam – Teaching Assistant Level 2 00:10:00
Module 04: Teaching Methodologies - Part 3
Morality Matters 01:00:00
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 Level 2 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 Level 2 00:10:00
Module 06: SENCO Training
Whole-school Planning and Organisation 01:00:00
Assessment 00:30:00
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 Level 2 00:10:00
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