Diploma in Teaching Assistant - Level 4

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70 Hours
Level 4 Diploma in Teaching Assistant
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Diploma in Teaching Assistant - Level 4


The Level 4 Diploma in Teaching Assistant is designed for teaching assistants to expand their current skills and knowledge. If you work as a teaching assistant in a school and want to take the next step, this is the perfect course. As you progress in your education, you can set learning objectives and increase the responsibilities of being a teaching assistant.

The Level 4 Diploma in Teaching Assistant course will cover key features that include the development of children and young individuals, the health and safety, and well-being of children and young individuals, supporting learning activities, understand equality, diversion and inclusion and learning how to communicate with children and young individuals.

The course will enable teaching assistants to embark on a highly rewarding career. If you are working in the education industry or want to improve career prospects, you will find this course helpful. The course modules are based on professional standards set for teachers and will provide learners with the underpinning knowledge to gain the relevant experience and progress in this field. Higher level teaching assistant positions are available in nurseries, primary and specialist schools. Individuals can also work in independent schools and secondary schools.

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Global Edulink 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 4 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 Global Edulink to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards 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.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales


Level 4 Diploma in Teaching Assistant
Awarded by ABC Awards

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What Will I Learn?

  • Understand the day to day duties of a teaching assistant at a higher level.
  • Learn about child development and what influences it
  • Learn how to support students with special education needs
  • Develop the skills you need to tackle challenging situations within a classroom
  • Learn to plan activities tailored for individuals and groups
  • Learn how effective communication can encourage conversations with children, young individuals and parents

Course Curriculum : Diploma in Teaching Assistant - Level 4

1: Child And Young Individual Development

2: Wellbeing Of Children And Young People

3: Children And Young Individual’s Health And Safety

4: Personal Development In Health, Social Care Or Children’s And Young Individuals

5: Support Learning Activities

6: Children And Young Individual’s Positive Behaviour

7: Professional Relationships With Children, Young Individuals And Adults

8: Equality, Diversity And Inclusion In Work With Children And Young Individuals

9: Assessment For Learning

10: Communication And Professional Relationships With Children, Young Individuals And Adults

11: Working In Schools Environment

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Method of Assessment

In order to complete the Level 4 Diploma in Teaching Assistant successfully, all students are required to complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and evaluate your work and provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments.

Please Note: Additionally, £179 (Inc. VAT) is charged for assessment and certificate and you need to pay that when you are submitting your assessments only (It is not required to pay initially when you are registering). This payment can be paid into 02 installments when you are submitting your assessments.


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).

Course Code: QLS-04861

Accredited Body

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.

Who is this course for?

The course will expand on the abilities of support staff like teaching assistants and classroom assistants. They will contribute to learning activities while working alongside a classroom teacher. The qualification will offer many exciting opportunities that will give teaching assistants the confidence to work independently.


  • Individuals should have the relevant skills in literacy and numeracy
  • Teaching assistants who have followed previous levels
  • Anyone with a desire to work with children
  • Anyone who wants to have a career in teaching

Career path

  • Teaching Assistant
  • Higher Level Teaching Assistant
  • Higher Level Classroom Assistant
  • Welfare Support Assistant
  • Learning Support Assistant
  • Mentor
  • Learning Coach

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Reshmeena asked:

I have a level 2 teaching assistant certificate will this be enough to enroll? Can I apply for foundation degree in edu after this course?


Yes, Kindly note that you are eligible to follow the course as requirements :Individuals should have the relevant skills in literacy and numeracy,Teaching assistants who have followed previous levels,Anyone with a desire to work with children,Anyone who wants to have a career in teaching and after successful completion of this course you can apply for the foundation degree programme and seek the eligibility.

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