Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Course Code

TQ005

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Designed for those wishing to become a Higher Level Teaching Assistant, this extensive course will enable you to develop a detailed understanding of how to support learning and development.

  • Learn how to support child development in schools and evaluate learning activities.
  • Develop skills to create positive relationships between young people and staff.
  • Gain knowledge of how ICT, music and games assist in learning and development.
  • Increase your awareness of correct behaviour management and learning how to promote positive behaviour.
Course overview

There has been a rise in demand for Teaching Assistants in recent years, with higher qualified candidates being increasingly sought after to fulfil these roles.

Higher Level Teaching Assistants enjoy a rewarding and supportive career, flexible working hours, extensive holidays and can progress to earnings of around £18,000 per year with experience.

This course is aimed at candidates wishing to become a Higher Level Teaching Assistant.

Course Duration

Up to 1 year.

Study Hours

Approximately 160 hours.

Course Outcome

TQUK certificate of achievement in Higher Level Teaching Assistant.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Assessment

Tutor marked assignments.

Course content

Extra info

Assessment

This course is assessed by a series of written assignments, which are submitted and then marked by your tutor. No external examination is required.

Course Duration

You may start at any time and have up to a full year to complete your studies. We suggest that the course will take approximately up to 160 hours to complete. This is more than enough time to give you flexibility and work at your own pace without the pressure of deadlines.

Study Method

You will study this course by distance learning, which will enable you to learn when and where you want. You can study from home or at work; it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted or emailed to you online, whichever you choose. You will also receive our tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

Course Outcomes

At the end of this course, successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by Training Qualifications UK (TQUK).

The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future.

The unit summary can be used as evidence towards your Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.

Awarding Body

The course itself has been designed by Open Study College to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. The course has been endorsed by TQUK. This means Open Study College have undergone external quality checks to ensure that the organisation and the courses’ it offers meet a high standard. Regular reviews of our courses are carried out as part of the endorsement process.

The course depth and study has been benchmarked at Level 4 against level descriptors published by Ofqual.

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