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Learning Support Assistant - CPD Accredited

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Offer ends 14 December 2019
Study method
Online, self-paced
38 Hours
Access to content
12 Months
30 CPD points / hours
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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Develop the skills and expertise to support the learning of children and nurture their development with the Learning Support Assistant course.

This training program is an entry-level certificate course for those who are considering a career as a teaching assistant or learning support worker.

This course includes practical exercises and case studies to develop your knowledge of teaching methodologies and best practices. You will also be equipped with the skills needed to work with special needs children with learning difficulties such as dyslexia and ADHD. The basics of classroom management, child safeguarding, classroom support and much more will also be covered in detail. On completion, you will have the practical knowledge to work in any school setting and kickstart a truly rewarding career.

Highlights of The Learning Support Assistant course:

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of a learning support assistant
  • Gain a clear understanding of the development of children and young people
  • Familiarise with child safeguarding practices and policies
  • Be able to build strong and trusting relationships with pupils and family
  • Explore various teaching techniques, methodologies and approaches
  • Understand the basics of classroom management and lesson planning
  • Develop your understanding of SEN teaching and learn how to support children with learning difficulties such as dyslexia & autism
  • Fine-tune your communication, interpersonal and organisational skills

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We’ve taken this comprehensive Learning Support Assistant course and broken it down into 09 manageable modules which we believe will assist you to easily grasp each concept – from the fundamental to the most advanced aspects of the teaching skills. It really is a sure pathway to success.

This course is designed with the following modules:

Module 01: Fundamentals of Teaching

  • Understanding the Development of Children and Young Person
  • Communication and Professional Relationships with Pupils and Family
  • Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young Person

Module 02: Teaching Methodologies - Part 1

  • Education – A Group Enterprise
  • Traits to Develop
  • Grow the Attention
  • Learning Good Habits
  • Importance of Memory

Module 03: Teaching Methodologies - Part 2

  • Imagination is Important
  • Breakdown of Thinking Process
  • Appreciation – An Aesthetic Emotion
  • Learning Reflexive Activities
  • Differing Individuals

Module 04: Teaching Methodologies - Part 3

  • Morality Matters
  • Different Learning Methods
  • Different Psychological Exercises
  • Problems, Situations & Solutions
  • Measuring the Achievements

Module 05: SEN Teaching

  • Special Educational Needs (SEN) Teacher
  • Statutory and Regulatory Context for SEN
  • Principles and Practice of Leadership in Different Contexts
  • How SEN and Disabilities Affect Pupils’ Participation and Learning
  • Strategies for Improving the Performance of the Pupils with SEN

Module 06: SENCO Training

  • Whole-school Planning and Organisation
  • Assessment
  • Teamwork for SEN: Roles and Functions
  • Planning for Individual Students with SEN
  • Teaching and Learning in the Inclusive School

Module 07: Autism

  • Introduction to Autism
  • Causes and Diagnosis of Autism
  • Other Conditions Associated with ASD
  • In-depth Understanding and Dealing with Autistic Behaviour
  • Socialising and Communication
  • Choosing Schools
  • What Should Teachers Do?
  • Sex Education and Puberty
  • Interventions: Treatments and Therapies for Autism
  • Government policies on autism in England

Module 08: ADHD

  • What is ADHD?
  • Causes of ADHD
  • Diagnosing ADHD
  • Treating ADHD
  • ADHD and Education
  • Reasonable Adjustments: ADHD
  • Adults with ADHD

Module 09: Dyslexia

  • What is Dyslexia?
  • Identifying Dyslexia
  • Co-occurring Conditions
  • Diagnosing Dyslexia
  • Creating Dyslexia Friendly Environment
  • Solutions for Dyslexia

How is the course assessed?

To successfully complete the Learning Support Assistant course you must pass an automated, multiple-choice assessment. The assessment is delivered through our online learning platform. You will receive the results of your assessment immediately upon completion.

Will I receive a certificate of completion?

Upon successful course completion, you will qualify for a CPD certificate from One Education as proof of your new skills. Certification is available in PDF format, at the cost of £9, or a hard copy can be sent to you via post, at the cost of £15.

Who is this course for?

Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this Learning Support Assistant course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and an accredited qualification attesting to your knowledge.


This course is compatible with all kinds of devices and the age requirement for this Learning Support Assistant course is 16. So, basically, everyone can take this course to acquire Supervisory skills that are necessary.

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