Teaching Assistants Training - CPD Accredited

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Overview: A Teaching Assistant is someone who not only assists with lessons, but also carries out administrative and practical tasks. …


A Teaching Assistant is someone who not only assists with lessons, but also carries out administrative and practical tasks. Once qualified, you’ll work with a teacher to supervise and support the learning of pupils. A Teaching Assistant might be working one to one with pupils, and will have the opportunity to lead some lessons, or parts of lessons. Being a Teaching Assistant is a great way to get

Learning with Study 365 has many advantages. The course material is delivered straight to you and can be adapted to fit in with your lifestyle. It is created by experts within the industry, meaning you are receiving accurate information, which is up-to-date and easy to understand.

This course is comprised of professionally narrated e-Learning modules, interactive quizzes, tests, and exams. All delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months).

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  • Understand all the fundamentals of child and young person development
  • Understand safeguarding children and young people and how to provide a secure environment
  • Learn about schools as an organisation
  • Understand communication in professional relationships

This online training course is comprehensive and designed to cover the key topics listed under the curriculum.

You will have 12 Months access to your online study platform from the date you purchased the course. The course is self-paced so you decide how fast or slow the training goes. You can complete the course in stages revisiting the training at any time.

At the end of the course, learners will take an online multiple choice question assessment test. The online test is marked straight away, so you will know immediately if you have passed the course.

Successful candidates will be awarded a Teaching Assistants Training - CPD Accredited.

Learners must be age 16 or over and should have a basic understanding of the English Language, numeracy, literacy, and ICT.

With this Teaching Assistants Training - CPD Accredited certificate you will develop a lot of skills which will help you to gain employment as a Teaching Assistant. The average Teaching Assistant in the UK earns around £12,004, which will go up with experience ( This course will allow you to fulfil the following roles:

  • Teaching Assistant, Primary
  • Teaching Assistant, Secondary
  • Tutor
  • Behaviour Mentor
  • Learning Support Assistant

Course Curriculum

1: Child and Young Person Development
1. Child and Young Person Development
Importance of Understanding the child’s Development
Changes occurs in once life from 1- 19 years
infants to toddlers: 0-3 years
Age from 3 – 12 years
Adolescence stage varying from 12 – 19 years
Explain the difference between sequence of development and rate of development
How personal factors affect the development of an individual
The British Values
PREVENT Challenge
How external factors influence the development of a child
Strategies to develop the current standards
Various theories of learning development
Additional information
Maslow’s hierarchy
Albert Bandura’s theory
Framework to support learning (humanism)
Different methods to monitor children’s development
Assessment frameworks
Reasons for the variance
Additional information
how disability affect the development of a child
Explain how different types of interventions can promote positive outcomes for children and young people where development is not following the expected pattern
Social services
Analyzing communication barriers and finding solutions
Importance of early recognition
Facilities established to improve communication skills
School support services
Health and medical services
ways in which play and activities are used to support communication
Non-verbal communication (NVC) skills
Additional information
Different types of transitions can affect children and young people’s development
Physically moving between events
The importance of relationships
functions of a parent
Functions related
The role of the teacher
Case Study
Additional notes
Did you know
2: Safeguard the Well-being of Children and Young People
2. Safeguard the Well-being of Children and Young People
Unit Introduction
Rules and regulations to safeguard children.
Additional information
protection of the child
Role of the family
Environmental factors
Poverty and ow income families
Cultural factors
Local standards established to ensure safety of children
Importance of finding about child care
legislations that covers data protection, information handling and sharing
Importance of safeguarding children and young people.
Importance of a child or young person centered approach
Partnership working
Importance of working Together to Safeguard Children
Roles and responsibilities of the different organizations that are established to safeguard children
Additional information
Importance of ensuring children and young people’s protection from harm within the work.
Additional information
policies and procedures that are established to protect children and young people and adults who work.
Roles and responsibilities of each parties
Work environment
Job security
Information sharing
identifying the ways in which poor practice can be reported whilst ensuring that whistle-blowers and those whose practice or behavior is being questioned are protected.
Whistle blowing
How practitioners protect themselves within their work setting.
The context of safeguarding.
Additional information
Sexual abuse
The objective of observation
Actions to take if a child is abused
Rights of a child in an working environment
The rights of children and young people.
Response evidence of bullying
Additional information
supporting a child or young person when bullying is suspected
The child who is being bullied
The bully
The family role
How to build self- confidence and self-esteem in children
strengthening the relationships
Analyze the importance of supporting the children and young people.
Working with children
listening to children
Building up confidence in them
Boundaries of relationships
Empowering children and young people to make positive and informed choices
Actual information
Building up self-confidence
Supporting their decisions
Effect of children using mobile phones
Additional information
The ways of reducing risk to children and young people from:
Use of the internet
3: Communication and Professional Relationships with Children, Young People and Adults
3. Communication and Professional Relationships with Children, Young People and Adults
Introduction to the Unit
At the End of this Unit you will be able to:
Importance of developing positive communication skills
Principles related to relationship building with the children, youth and the adults.
Building healthy relationships
Communication and its affect through different contexts of social, professional and cultural aspects.
Communications describing what we need
The Skills in communication with Children and the Youth
Adapting the Communication Process to Children and the Youth.
Differences between communication with the adults and the younger
Meeting the different communication needs of the adults
Conflicts and Communication
The legislation and procedures covering confidentiality, data protection and the disclosure of information in communication
Importance of reassuring children, young people and adults of the confidentiality of shared information and its consequences
The situation when confidentiality protocols must be breached
Important Facts
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Additional Assessor Notes
4: Schools as Organisations
4. Schools as Organisations
Overview of the Unit
Provisions for Early years of Education
Features of Different types of Schools
Insights of Post 16
Additional Notes
The Strategic Intends of:
The roles of external professionals who may work with a school
Reflecting the ethos, mission, aims and values of a school in working practices
Communicating a school’s ethos, mission, aims and values to the relevant communities
Laws and codes of practice
Schools and Legislation Activities
Legislations and Education
The roles of regulatory bodies relevant to the education sector which exist to monitor and enforce the legislative framework.
Importance of schools in having processes and procedures
The policies and procedures schools may have relating to different aspects
Evaluating how school policies and procedures may be developed and communicated
Summarize the roles and responsibilities of national and local government for education policy and practice
Explain the role of schools in national policies relating to children, young people and families
The roles of other organizations working with children and young people and how these may impact on the work of schools
Additional Notes
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Assessor Notes and Hints
Mock Exam
Mock Exam: Teaching Assistants Training – CPD Accredited 00:40:00
Final Exam
Exam: Teaching Assistants Training – CPD Accredited 00:40:00
Certificate Download Guide
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    April 11, 2020
    Very good course

    I really enjoyed the course. Some of it I would say is common sense then there is a lot of stuff that I have learnt whilst reading through the modules. I would highly recommend.

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