- Access to course content on mobile, tablet or desktop
- Make your own study schedule and take advantage of online tutoring hours
- Obtain a certified diploma once you finish the course.
Teaching Assistants work alongside teachers at the forefront of the classroom, assisting pupils with their learning; this can be individually or on a group basis. TAs carry out an important role within the classroom, initially identifying any learning or social issues that may arise with the pupils.
TAs are taking on increasingly important roles and special needs teaching assistants help children with a wide range of learning, physical or behavioural difficulties.
behavioural/social (eg difficulty making friends)
reading and writing (eg dyslexia)
concentrating (eg Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)
physical needs or impairments
Unit 1: Inclusion
Unit 2: The Teaching Assistant’s Role
Unit 3: Approaches to Teaching and Learning
Unit 4: Working as Part of a Team
Unit 5: Introduction to Syndromes
Unit 6: Assessment and Planning
Unit 7: Case Studies and Observations
Unit 8: Specific Medical Conditions
Unit 9: Epilepsy Awareness
Unit 10: Diabetes Care
Unit 11: Safeguarding Children
Unit 12: IT (Including basic computer skills)
Unit 13: Form Filling and Job Applications