Level 4 Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant Level 4 Endorsed by ABC Awards I Tutor support & Assessments included in this price

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260 Hours
Level 4 Diploma Teaching Assistant (Certificate of Achievement)
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Level 4 Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistants Level 4 Diploma of Achievement play a vital role and the lives of those they work with. A challenging and demanding position of significant responsibility, teaching assistants also enjoy the most fulfilling and rewarding careers imaginable. It takes patience, commitment and motivation to become a successful TA. For those who make it, limitless career opportunities worldwide await. From job satisfaction to flexible working hours to extensive holidays to development opportunities, a career as a teaching assistant can be no less than life-changing. It’s simply a case of getting that all-important foot in the door - precisely where this Level 4 Teaching Assistant Diploma could prove invaluable!

Study the skills, knowledge and character traits that make up the effective teaching assistant! Build the confidence to pursue a rewarding career in the field, under the watch of your own personally-assigned tutor from start to finish! Learn how to support the social and emotional development of students, manage challenging behave in the classroom and effectively monitor students’ progress. Explore the wide-reaching services the contemporary TA provides in an educational setting, as you work your way towards an endorsed Level 4 Teaching Assistant Diploma. Whether new to TA services or ready to take an existing career to the next level, we’re standing by with the support you need to make it happen!


Level 4 Diploma Teaching Assistant (Certificate of Achievement)
Endorsed by ABC Awards

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Level 4 Teaching Assistant

Course Benefits

You’ll find the teachings of this course invaluable on your journey to becoming a confident, capable and qualified teaching assistant. Enrol online and gain access to a variety of benefits which include:

  • High-quality education at an affordable price, with all course materials and learning resources included in the initial fee.
  • Expert support and assistance throughout, provided by your personally-assigned tutor and our wider support team.
  • The freedom to study in your own time at a pace that suits your lifestyle, with no time-restrictions or deadlines to worry about.
  • Round-the-clock access to our exclusive digital learning platform, using almost any connected device in any location.
  • An opportunity to transform your career prospects and enhance your outlook, with an endorsed Level 4 Teaching Assistant Diploma.

Learning Objectives

The objective of this course is to provide candidates with a detailed introduction to the duties and responsibilities of the professional teaching assistant. Along with an in-depth overview of the teaching assistant’s working life, candidates study the knowledge, skills and character traits needed to become a successful TA. Ultimately, the course instils candidates with the confidence to step into the field for the first time, or take an existing career as a teaching assistant to the next level.

Our commitment to flexible education is total and we impose no deadlines or time-restrictions whatsoever. In addition, no prior knowledge or experience is required to gain maximum value from this course. Every student is assigned an expert tutor at the time of enrolment, along with all required resources and study aids needed to complete the course. Whatever your current position and objectives, you’ll be one step closer to achieving your potential with an endorsed Level 4 Teaching Assistant Diploma on your CV.

Essential teachings and concepts covered in this Level 4 Teaching Assistant Diploma include the following:

  • An introduction to the everyday life of the teaching assistant
  • Typical responsibilities and support services provided
  • The importance of effectively monitoring pupils’ performance
  • How to support students with special requirements
  • Guidelines for working effectively in a classroom setting
  • Common challenges and scenarios to expect as a TA
  • The cornerstones of a safe learning environment
  • Tips for taking a teaching assistant career to the next level

Course Outline

If you’re serious about becoming a successful TA, this Level 4 Teaching Assistant Diploma could be your ticket to the big time. The program is completed 100% online, including a series of end-of-unit assessments for submission to your tutor. The course is delivered over five insightful units as detailed below:

Unit 1 - Roles and Responsibilities of the Teaching Assistant

This unit covers the following Key topics:

  • What is a teaching assistant
  • Characteristics of Teaching Assistant
  • Learning support assistant
  • Teaching assistant roles and responsibilities
  • Plus more

Unit 2 - Working in the School

This unit covers the following Key topics:

  • Supporting the Curriculum
  • School Types
  • The UK School System
  • School Terms
  • Structure of the school day
  • The National Curriculum
  • Planning Preparation and Assessment (PPA) Time
  • Routine and Clerical Tasks
  • Plus more

Unit 3 - Working in the Classroom

This unit covers the following Key topics:

  • Responsibilities of a teaching assistant in the classroom
  • Supporting Pupils’ learning
  • The National Literacy Strategy
  • The National Numeracy Strategy
  • Behaviour Management
  • Personal Social and Health Education (PSHE)
  • Plus more

Unit 4 - Supporting Pupils with Special Educational Needs

This unit covers the following Key topics:

  • What does SEN mean?
  • Types of Special Educational Needs
  • Cognition and Learning Needs
  • Behaviour, Emotional and Social Development Needs
  • Communication and Interaction Needs
  • Sensory and/or Physical Needs
  • Plus more

Unit 5 - Creating a Safe Learning Environment

This unit covers the following Key topics:

  • Creating a Safe and Supportive Learning Environment
  • Build a strong classroom community
  • Build self-esteem and self-efficacy
  • Work On Yourself As An Educator
  • Plus more

Who is this course for?

Level 4 Teaching Assistant

Our exclusive online courses are open to anyone looking to further their careers through quality online education. This Level 4 Teaching Assistant Diploma is ideal for passionate, patient and motivated individuals, interested in careers dedicated to helping and supporting others. Teaching assistants are often hired without formal degrees or university-level qualifications, though targeted studies are considered essential. Whether new to TA services or ready to take your career to the next level, this Level 4 Teaching Assistant Diploma could help you take that next important step.

With no deadlines or time-restrictions to worry about, our exclusive courses are suitable for even the busiest lifestyles. Enjoy the expert support of your assigned tutor from start to finish, as you work your way towards an endorsed Level 4 Teaching Assistant Diploma that could make all the difference!

Sign up for this exclusive Level 4 Teaching Assistant Diploma today, or contact a member of our admissions team if you have any questions!


Level 4 Teaching Assistant

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Endorsed Certificate of achievement

At the end of the course, learner can claim an endorsed certificate by paying £95 accreditation fee.There are £9 postal charges for the UK students and £15 for the non UK students.

Certificate of Completion from STS

Certificate of Completion from STS (soft copy) can be claimed for £10. If you need hard copy of this certificate you will pay £25 + postal charges (£9 for UK students, £15 for outside UK)

Career path

Level 4 Teaching Assistant

An endorsed Level 4 Teaching Assistant could open the door to any number of incredible career opportunities in the field of TA services. Typical roles and job titles the qualified teaching assistant may pursue include the following:

  • Teacher’s Assistant
  • Teacher Assistant (Senior)
  • Preschool Teacher Assistant
  • Teacher Assistant (Part-Time)
  • Classroom Development Coach

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