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Teaching generally is in high demand at the moment, and a great way for you to get into teaching is to become a Teaching Assistant. This Advanced Level 2 Teaching Assistant course will teach you everything you need to know in order to become a Teaching Assistant enabling you to take your first step in an exciting Teaching career! You’ll study child development, how to safeguard children, how to support students through communication, and how to support your colleagues. Upon successful completion of the course, you’ll be a highly skilled candidate, and can begin working as a Teaching Assistant.
Teaching Assistant Certified Course
As a teaching assistant you are responsible for carrying out practical and administrative tasks, and you are required to work under the direction of the class teacher in the supervision and support of pupils’ learning. In doing this you are helping to make more time available for the teacher to teach on a daily basis.
Classroom assistants work under the direction and supervision of teachers in order to help promote effective learning and teaching usually for children that may encounter learning difficulties. They carry out tasks delegated to them by the teacher in order to work with children on both a 1-2-1 basis and also taking small groups to support learning.
The teaching assistant will be responsible for contributing in the following areas:
- supporting the teacher
- supporting the pupil
- supporting the curriculum
- supporting the school
Unit 1 – Learning Styles
Unit 2 – Lesson Planning
Unit 3 – Assessment for Learning
Unit 4 – Behaviour Management
Unit 5 – Teaching Methods
Unit 6 – Pastoral Care
Unit 7 – Child Protection
Unit 8 – Preparing to Teach
Assessments are a great way of checking your progress allowing you to apply your learning to real-world situations. Through the Teaching Assistant ETAP Course , you will be assessed by a series of written assignments, which are submitted to and marked by your tutor.
All assignments are set by Aston College. Upon verification of the activities, exercises and assignments, a certificate of achievement will be awarded by the college, as confirmation that your written work has met all of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for the course.
Please note: There is no examination required for this course.
You will have access to a tutor, via email, who will mark your work and guide you through the course to help you prepare for your assignments. You will be provided with all course materials in order to be guided through your course content. Full tutor support is offered throughout the course to ensure your learning outcomes are met to a satisfactory standard.
Study Hours are an approximate figure and are dependent upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. You should allow enough time to complete assignments/ question papers to ensure satisfactory outcomes are met.
The approximate amount of time required to complete the Teaching Assistant ETAP Course is: 24 hrs
This is a Teaching Assistant course designed to teach the main core principles of being a teaching assistant. The cost of your official certificate upon completion is £95.00 from the awarding body. You can also request a PDF copy at an additional cost of just £9.99
Who is this course for?
This course is designed for people who either are, or wish to become, a teaching assistant.
Our Teaching Assistant ETAP Course is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about becoming a Teaching Assistant and has a keen interest in the subject, plus an intention to progress a career.
- Learners will need sufficient numeracy and literacy
- Students should have access to a computer and the internet throughout your study period.
- Learners should have basic PC skills in order to navigate our Support Portal
- You should be fully committed to your studies.
- Must be aged 16 and over
Teaching Assistant, Higher Level Teaching Assistant, Classroom Assistant
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just want to find out does this course will help with become teaching assistants. Does this course have assignment? At the end do you need do exam ?
Hi Baljit It is all assignment based questions where they are marked by an assessor, there is no exam at the end !This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Is this course enough on its own to obtain a job as a teaching assistant or will employers be looking for additional qualifications also?
Hi Sam It is all dependant on the school as there is no legal qualification for Teaching AssistancyThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Hello, just wondering if you have to placement with this course?
Hi Faye, No you don't, it is all knowledge basedThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.