Teaching Assistant

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Take steps towards a rewarding career in teaching and play a vital role in the learning and development of children and young people, with the Teaching Assistant. This diploma course is endorsed by ABC Awards – a regulated organisation that ensures professional, reputable certification for further education.

In this advanced diploma, you will receive practical training in all areas of teaching support, from activity planning to providing one-on-one assistance to children with special educational needs such as autism and dyslexia. Our experienced instructor will introduce a range of teaching methodologies, and you will gain a comprehensive understanding of the nature of classroom teaching environments.

This course includes case studies and practical exercises that you can apply in the real world, which will equip you with the fundamental skills required to secure a job in this field.

Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the development of children and young people
  • Understand the policies, laws and procedures surrounding safeguarding children
  • Familiarise with a range of teaching methodologies to engage and educate students
  • Learn how to build strong working relationships with pupils and family
  • Develop the essential skills to teach and provide learning support to children
  • Broaden your knowledge of SEN teaching and the role of an SEN Teaching Assistant
  • Explore the national teaching curriculum in the UK and framework for SEN teaching
  • Get tips and advice on lesson planning and learning support activity planning
  • Understand how to work in a classroom environment & deliver the current curriculum
  • Earn an advanced, formal qualification in teaching to fast track your career

Who is This for?

This endorsed diploma course is ideal for aspiring teaching assistants and those who are interested in a career in teaching children. It is also suitable for professionals who currently work in the education sector and wish to test their existing knowledge and skills. Our online courses are specially designed for distance learning, offering flexible virtual classroom modules that you can study at your own convenience.

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 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.

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 £108. 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.

Career Path

This advanced diploma provides a stepping stone to a successful and rewarding career in teaching. On successful completion of the course, learners will have the fundamental skills and knowledge to pursue the following professions:

  • Teaching Assistant
  • SEN Teaching Assistant
  • SENCO
  • EYFS Teacher

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 00:10:00
Module 02: Teaching Methodologies - Part 1
Education – A Group Enterprise 00:20:00
Traits to Develop 00:30:00
Grow the Attention 00:30:00
Learning Good Habits 00:25:00
Importance of Memory 00:30:00
Assessment Module 02
Module 02 Final Quiz Exam – Teaching Assistant 00:10:00
Module 03: Teaching Methodologies - Part 2
Imagination is Important 00:16:00
Breakdown of Thinking Process 00:30:00
Appreciation – An Aesthetic Emotion 00:20:00
Learning Reflexive Activities 00:35:00
Differing Individuals 01:00:00
Assessment Module 03
Module 03 Final Quiz Exam – Teaching Assistant 00:10:00
Module 04: Teaching Methodologies - Part 3
Morality Matters 00:30:00
Different Learning Methods 00:15:00
Different Psychological Exercises 00:30:00
Problems, Situations & Solutions 00:20:00
Measuring the Achievements 01:00:00
Assessment Module 04
Module 04 Final Quiz Exam – Teaching Assistant 00:10:00
Module 05: SEN Teaching
Special Educational Needs (SEN) Teacher 00:05:00
Statutory and Regulatory Context for SEN 00:30:00
Principles and Practice of Leadership in Different Contexts 00:15:00
How SEN and Disabilities Affect Pupils’ Participation and Learning 00:15:00
Strategies for Improving the Performance of the Pupils with SEN 00:10:00
Assessment Module 05
Module 05 Final Quiz Exam – Teaching Assistant 00:10:00
Module 06: SENCO Training
Whole-school Planning and Organisation 00:40:00
Assessment 00:10:00
Teamwork for SEN: Roles and Functions 00:40:00
Planning for Individual Students with SEN 00:15:00
Teaching and Learning in the Inclusive School 00:20:00
Assessment Module 06
Module 06 Final Quiz Exam – Teaching Assistant 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
Choosing Schools 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 00:10:00
Module 08: ADHD
What is ADHD? 00:05:00
Causes of ADHD 00:05:00
Diagnosing ADHD 00:05:00
Treating ADHD 00:05:00
ADHD and Education 00:05:00
Reasonable Adjustments: ADHD 00:10:00
Adults with ADHD 00:10:00
Assessment Module 08
Module 08 Final Quiz Exam – Teaching Assistant 00:10:00
Module 09: Dyslexia
What is Dyslexia? 00:10:00
Identifying Dyslexia 00:05:00
Co-occurring Conditions 00:05:00
Diagnosing Dyslexia 00:05:00
Creating Dyslexia Friendly Environment 00:05:00
Solutions for Dyslexia 00:30:00
Assessment Module 09
Module 09 Final Quiz Exam – Teaching Assistant 00:10:00

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