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Teaching Assistant - Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Level 3 Certificate | Accredited by The Quality License Scheme | Endorsed Certificate

Global Edulink


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Offer ends 22 September 2021
Study method
Online, self-paced
50 hours
No formal qualification
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  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) not included in price, and must be purchased separately

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This course is endorsed under the Quality Licence Scheme.

Stand the chance to get a free Level 3 Teaching Assistant course when you enroll with us!!!

Equality and diversity are important in any learning environment. It is the idea that we must promote and accept the differences between people. Equality is about ensuring everyone is treated fairly despite their race, gender, age and religion. Diversity is about accepting these differences and creating an atmosphere that is all-inclusive. Equality, Diversion and Inclusion in Work with Children and Young Individuals – Certificate in Teaching Assistant Level 2 course is designed to educate individuals on promoting equality and diversity in an educational setting.

Equality, Diversion and Inclusion in Work with Children and Young Individuals – Certificate in Teaching Assistant Level 2 is designed to give individuals interested in promoting equality and diversity to create an environment where children and young people can thrive. The course covers will discuss key topics such as identifying legislation and procedures relevant to equality and diversity, find simple ways to explain prejudice and discrimination to children and young people and understand what is meant by inclusive practices.

The teaching assistant role is highly rewarding and perfect for individuals who want to promote equality and diversity and educate that characteristic traits which make people different does not mean that it is negative. The course is informative and focuses on why attention needs to be given to children and young people from diverse groups. Equality, Diversion and Inclusion in Work with Children and Young Individuals – Certificate in Teaching Assistant Level 2 course will give individuals an opportunity to achieve a career in the education industry, in the shortest possible time.

The course has been endorsed under the Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Global Edulink has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Global Edulink to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. The Quality License Scheme endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA /Qualification Wales

We are always thinking of ways in which you can gain the best from our online learning platform. When you enroll with us on this program you will have the opportunity to enroll on a Level 3 course or above for free!!! The courses that you can choose from have been indicated on our suggested course below.

  • Teaching Assistant - Children and Young Individual’s Health and Safety
  • Teaching Assistant - Child and Young Individual Development
  • Teaching Assistant - Wellbeing of Children and Young People
  • Teaching Assistant - Personal Development in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young Individuals
  • Teaching Assistant - Support Learning Activities
  • Teaching Assistant - Children and Young individual’s Positive Behaviour
  • Teaching Assistant - Professional Relationships with Children, Young Individuals and Adults
  • Teaching Assistant - Working in Schools Environment
  • Teaching Assistant - Assessment for Learning


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What is covered in this course?

  • The role and responsibilities of a teaching assistant and what it takes to hold that position
  • Have a clear understanding of legislation and codes of practices in the context of equality and diversity
  • Having clear rules on how people of diverse groups should be treated
  • Explaining prejudice and discrimination in a simple way to children and young people
  • Evaluating our own attitudes and behaviour and how it can impact on children and young people
  • Incorporate values of diversity, and respect cultural and ethnic differences
  • Learn to identify barriers to participation of children and young individuals

Course Curriculum (Type Of Course Material: Text)

[Module 01] Identify the current legislation and codes of practice relevant to the promotion of equality and valuing of diversity

  • Anti - discrimination
  • Human rights and the rights of children

[Module 02] Explain the importance of promoting the rights of all children and young people to participation and equality of access

  • Against prejudice
  • Against unfairness
  • Better opportunities

[Module 03] Explain the importance and benefits of valuing and promoting cultural diversity in work with children and young people

  • Better understanding
  • Improve communication
  • Better community links and building connections
  • Countering racism and discrimination

[Module 04] Interact with children and young people in a way that values diversity and respects cultural, religious and ethnic difference

  • Additional value in communication

[Module 05] Demonstrate ways of applying the principles of equality, diversity and anti-discriminatory practice in own work with children and young people

  • Principles of equality and diversity include things like:
  • Working against discrimination

[Module 06] Explain ways in which children and young people can experience prejudice and discrimination

  • Individual prejudice
  • Institutionalised discrimination
  • Direct and indirect discrimination

[Module 07] Analyse the impact of prejudice and discrimination on children and young people

  • Impact on children and young people
  • Self - esteem and self - worth
  • Mental health issues
  • Social relationships
  • Difficulties in education

[Module 08] Evaluate how own attitudes, values and behaviour could impact on work with children and young people

  • Being self - aware
  • Areas to evaluate
  • Relationships with others
  • Effect on learning
  • Accepting others
  • Make comparisons

[Module 09] Explain how to promote anti - discriminatory practice in work with children and young people

  • Policies and practices
  • Full participation
  • Inclusion and inclusive practice

[Module 10] Explain how to challenge discrimination

  • Challenging direct discrimination
  • Challenging indirect discrimination

[Module 11] Explain what is meant by inclusion and inclusive practices

  • Personalised learning
  • Non-segregation
  • Barrier recognition

[Module 12] Identify barriers to children and young people’s participation

  • Organisational barriers to inclusion and participation
  • Unidentified training needs
  • Policies and practices
  • Attitude barriers to inclusion and participation
  • Physical barriers to inclusion and participation

[Module 13] Demonstrate ways of supporting inclusion and inclusive practices in own work with children and young people

  • Be self-aware and reflective
  • Communicate well
  • Respecting the differences
  • Supporting additional needs

Challenge discrimination

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Method of Assessment

In order to complete Equality, Diversion and Inclusion in Work with Children and Young Individuals – Certificate in Teaching Assistant Level 2 successfully, all students are required to complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and evaluate your work and provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments.


At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from The Quality License Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Course Code: QLS-04855

Accredited Body

The Quality License Scheme has long-established reputation for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. The Quality License Scheme has over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, The Quality License Scheme also offers regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

Who is this course for?

The course is suitable for learning support staff like teaching assistants and learning support assistants in an educational environment. Teaching assistants can contribute to educating children and young people on the importance of equality and diversity.


  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • A recognised qualification in any discipline

Career path

  • Teaching Assistant – £12,201 per annum
  • Childcare Worker – £7.37 per hour
  • Classroom Assistant
  • Welfare Support Assistant
  • Learning Support Assistant
  • Mentor
  • Learning Coach

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What does study method mean?

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