Teaching Assistant Complete Diploma

Level 7 by ABC Awards | Tutor Support & Exam included | 170 CPD Credits | Free COVID-19 Course & Letter of Completion

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400 hours
Level 7 Diploma Teaching Assistant (endorsed certificate)
170 CPD hours / points
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  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
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Teaching Assistant Complete Diploma

Achievement Complete Diploma in Teaching Assistant Level 7. Additional CPD Accredited Complete Diploma in Teaching Assistant with 170 CPD points available without extra study. The course comes with easy to understand e-learning study materials, full tutor support and exam included in the course price.

Teaching Assistant Complete Diploma

A career as a successful teaching assistant could take you places you never dreamed possible! If you’ve been looking for the ideal course to transform your career prospects for life, this exclusive Level 7 Teaching AssistantDiploma has your future written all over it!

Teaching assistants provide a range of crucially important services in the modern classroom. Along with supporting the teachers themselves, teaching assistants work directly with pupils - challenging them, motivating them and supporting their development. A good teaching assistant can help students fulfil their potential to an extent that would otherwise be impossible. The role of teaching assistant has evolved significantly over the years - the qualified Teaching Assistant has become a respected and sought-after educational figure like any other. Along with the challenges that accompany life as a teacher, teaching assistants also enjoy the same benefits as the traditional teacher. One of which being up to 12 weeks of paid holidays per year - more than twice the annual leave of the average job. Coupled with long-term relevance and unique job satisfaction, it’s an appealing field for anyone with a genuine passion for people.

This inspiring Level 7 Teaching AssistantDiploma is open to existing and prospective teaching assistants alike, with no prior knowledge or experience required. Build the skills, knowledge and confidence you’ll need to become a successful teaching assistant for life! Learn how to manage challenging behaviour in the classroom, guide and monitor students’ progress, provide administrative support in an educational setting and generally help every pupil reach their full potential. Discover the difference teaching assistants can make in the lives of the students they work with, as you work your way towards an endorsed Level 7 Teaching Assistant Diploma.

If you’ve got the drive, desire and determination to succeed, this Level 7 Teaching AssistantDiploma could take you the rest of the way - enrol today!


Level 7 Diploma Teaching Assistant (endorsed certificate)
Awarded by ABC Awards


170 CPD hours / points
Accredited by The CPD Standards Office

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Teaching Assistant Complete Diploma

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 7 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 7 Teaching Assistant Diploma on your CV.

Essential teachings and concepts covered in this Level 7 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 7 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 17 insightful units as detailed below:

Unit 1. Roles and Responsibilities of the Teaching Assistant

  • 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

  • Supporting the Curriculum
  • School Types
  • The UK School System
  • School Terms
  • Structure of the school day

Unit 3. Working in the Classroom

  • Responsibilities of a teaching assistant in the classroom
  • Supporting Pupils’ learning
  • The National Literacy Strategy
  • The National Numeracy Strategy

Unit 4. Assessing a Student's performance

This unit covers the following Key topics:

  • Reviewing your assessment strategy
  • Quantitative Assessment Standards
  • Evaluating Discussion Group Performance
  • Plus more

Unit 5. Supporting Pupils with Special Educational Needs

  • What does SEN mean?
  • Types of Special Educational Needs
  • Cognition and Learning Needs
  • Behaviour, Emotional and Social Development Needs

Unit 6 - Supporting Children With Autism

  • What is Autism?
  • The Autistic Spectrum
  • Autism Awareness as a Teacher or Teaching Assistant
  • Teachings Social Skills when Working with Children with an ASD

Unit 7 - Supporting Children With Dyslexia

  • What is Dyslexia?
  • What is the Cause of Dyslexia?
  • What are the Effects of Dyslexia?
  • Signs and Symptoms of Dyslexia

Unit 8 - Supporting Children With ADHD

  • Identification and Diagnosis of ADHD
  • Teaching Children With ADHD
  • Successful Strategy Implementation

Unit 9. Creating a Safe Learning Environment

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

Unit 10 - Dealing With Difficult Situations

  • Training in Different Forums
  • What is Team Teaching?

Unit 11. Personal Professional Development

  • Self-Actualisation
  • Approaches To Professional Development:
  • Developmental Relationships
  • Critical Components Of An Effective Professional Development Plan:

Unit 12 - Speaking With Confidence

  • Good Communication Skills
  • Barriers to Communication
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Getting Comfortable in Conversation

Unit 13 - Understanding Body Language

  • Understanding Body Language
  • Understanding Facial Expressions
  • Creating Relationships
  • Voice Characteristics

Unit 14 - Developing Communication Skills

  • Asking Questions
  • Probing
  • Listening Skills
  • Scoring
  • Interpretation
  • Active Listening Skills

Unit 15 - Active Listening Skills

  • The Basics of Active Listening
  • Understanding the Communication Process
  • Plus More

Unit 16- Managing Time

  • Prioritising your Time
  • The Power of a Change
  • Changing Our Perspective
  • Setting Goals with SPIRIT
  • Planning Tips and Tricks
  • Setting Up a Routine

Unit 17 - Stress Management

  • Understanding Stress
  • Strategies to Manage stress
  • Time Management

Who is this course for?

Teaching Assistant Complete Diploma

Teaching assistant careers are ideal for patient, empathetic and committed candidates with a genuine passion for people. The role of teaching assistant Diploma can be uniquely challenging, demanding a proactive problem-solving attitude at all times. It’s also essential to be a kind, compassionate and personable individual with limitless ambition and motivation. This Level 7 Teaching Assistant Diploma is ideal for prospective and existing teaching assistants alike - anyone looking to build a rewarding career in the field. With no prior knowledge or experience necessary, our courses are open to forward-thinking candidates ready to take their careers to the next level.

Once again, we impose no deadlines or time-restrictions whatsoever on any of our courses. Study in your own time at a pace that suits your lifestyle, with expert tutor support provided throughout!

Sign up online and get started on your Level 7 Teaching Assistant Diploma today, or reach out to a member of our admissions team if you have any questions!


Teaching Assistant Course

No particular entry requirement.

OPTION-I: Endorsed Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards

At the end of the course, learner can claim an endorsed certificate by paying £170 accreditation fee+postal charges.

Certificate of course Completion

(soft copy) can be claimed for £15. If you need hard copy of this certificate you will pay £25

OPTION-II: CPD Certificate

Upon successful completion of the course, a fee is payable for a CPD Accredited Diploma in PDF format or hard copy.

CPD Accredited Diploma (PDF format)=£30

CPD Accredited Diploma (Hardcopy)=£150

Postage Charges:

National £9

International £15

Career path

Teaching Assistant Complete Diploma

Adding an endorsed Level 7 Teaching Assistant Diploma to your CV could open the door to a wide variety of enjoyable careers worldwide. Typical job titles and roles within the field of teaching assistant services include the following:

  • Teacher’s Assistant
  • Teacher Assistant (Senior)
  • Preschool Teacher Assistant
  • Teacher Assistant (Part-Time)
  • Teaching Assistant

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Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as ABC Awards and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.


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