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Teaching Assistant Course

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0.6 hours · Self-paced
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Are you planning to start working as a teaching assistant or expand your knowledge in this area? This teaching assistant course will give you a firm commitment to build your professional career and support you in honing your knowledge in this field.

A person who helps a teacher with their educational duties is known as a teaching assistant, teacher's aide, education assistant, or team teacher (TT). Graduate teaching assistants (GTAs), who are graduate students, undergraduate teaching assistants (UTAs), who are undergraduate students, secondary school TAs, who can be either high school students or adults, and elementary school TAs, who can be either adults or paraprofessional educators (also known as teacher's aides), are all examples of TAs.

This teaching assistant Course will give you a strong foundation to become a self-assured teaching assistant and gain more advanced abilities to fill in the gaps for higher efficiency and productivity.

The term "teaching assistant" is the only one that is used at some universities, such as those in the Florida State University System, as there are neither teaching fellows nor graduate student teachers.

We can assist you with the initial training and role preparations if you believe you have the capacity to join this career. We've painstakingly condensed all the crucial information of the teaching assistant Course and designed it into one continuous tutorial that is intended to train and guide people in the criteria for this role.

At UPSKILL Camp, we are dedicated to support you with the top-notch learning experience, highly effective materials, and valuable certification. Enrol now to take your career to the next level!

Learning Objectives of teaching assistant Course

After successful completion of the teaching assistant Course you will learn:

  • The duties and responsibilities of the teaching assistant
  • How to work effectively in an educational environment
  • Tips and guidelines for working in a classroom setting
  • Strategies for effectively assessing pupils’ performance
  • Provision of support for students with special needs
  • Common challenges in the daily lives of teaching assistants
  • The importance of creating a safe learning environment
  • Personal professional developmental skills
  • Roles and Responsibilities of the Teaching Assistant
  • Working in the School or Classroom
  • Assessing a Student's performance
  • Supporting Pupils with Special Educational Needs
  • Supporting Children With Autism
  • Supporting Children With Dyslexia
  • Supporting Children With ADHD
  • Creating a Safe Learning Environment
  • Personal Professional Development
  • Speaking With Confidence
  • Understanding Body Language
  • Developing Communication Skills

Why Choose Our teaching assistant Course

  • Designed by highly qualified professionals
  • Instant E-certificate after completion
  • On-Demand access to all materials
  • Self-paced learning with any smart device
  • 24/7 support from the Tutor and CSRs
  • Opening of new career paths


Certificate of completion

Digital certificate - Included

Reed Courses Certificate of Completion

Digital certificate - Included

Will be downloadable when all lectures have been completed.


0h 36m
    • 1: Unit 1 Roles and Responsibilities of the Teaching Assistant 03:00 PDF
    • 2: Unit 2. Working in the School 02:00 PDF
    • 3: Unit 3. Working in the Classroom 02:00 PDF
    • 4: Unit 4. Assessing a Student's performance 02:00 PDF
    • 5: Unit 5. Supporting Pupils with Special Educational Needs 02:00 PDF
    • 6: Unit 6 - Supporting Children With Autism 03:00 PDF
    • 7: Unit 7 - Supporting Children With Dyslexia 03:00 PDF
    • 8: Unit 8 - Supporting Children With ADHD 04:00 PDF
    • 9: Unit 9. Creating a Safe Learning Environment 03:00 PDF
    • 10: Unit 10 - Dealing With Difficult Situations 02:00 PDF
    • 11: Unit 11. Personal Professional Development 04:00 PDF
    • 12: Unit 12 - Speaking With Confidence 03:00 PDF
    • 13: Unit 13 - Understanding Body Language 03:00 PDF

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This teaching assistant training program is widely-liked and great for anyone wishing to start a career in this field, as well as for professionals who want to assess their current knowledge and skills. This curriculum is ideal for you if you want to learn everything there is to know about teaching students with exceptional needs.

To give students the necessary skills and understanding of the area to advance their careers, we have structured the teaching assistant course into 13 user-friendly modules that cover all of the core relevant topics.

Who is this course for?

For those seeking to advance their career in this field, this thorough teaching assistant course is the best option. The completion of the teaching assistant course will demonstrate your capacity for learning and provide you the motivation to advance your career in any path you choose while gaining an up-to-date understanding of everything related to teaching assistant.

The teaching assistant course will give both existing professionals and those who are relatively new to teaching assistant some significant advantages. Candidates will gain substantial knowledge and develop new abilities that will help their resumes stand out in a competitive job market.


There are no specific requirements to enrol in this teaching assistant course. Anyone with a laptop, tablet, or smartphone can have access to this course. All you need is a passion for learning, literacy, and being over the age of 16.

Career path

Being a skilled and certified teaching assistant will increase your opportunities in the job market. It increases your likelihood of getting a higher salary cap than your colleague. Here are a few available career prospects:

  • teaching assistant, Primary
  • teaching assistant, Secondary
  • teaching assistant
  • teaching assistant Behaviour Mentor

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Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At Reed Courses, 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.

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 Reed Courses, many of which can be completed online.

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.

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 Quality Licence Scheme and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.