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.
- 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.
- 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 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.
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
- EYFS Teacher
|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|
|Assessment Module 03|
|Module 03 Final Quiz Exam – Teaching Assistant||00:10:00|
|Module 04: Teaching Methodologies - Part 3|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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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