Home >> Courses

Higher Level Teaching Assistant Level 4

Higher Level Teaching Assistant Level 4 Course

Enrolment Fee £519.00

Enrol today and pay only £419.00

Choose Option:


This course will take roughly 180 hours to complete.


A Distance Learning Course is the ideal way to gain the confidence required within a certain subject without having the worry of trying to fit your studies around your everyday life.  You can complete your studies in your own time and we are on hand seven days a week to help you plan your future.

Course Description

If you want to develop your knowledge of becoming a Higher Level Teaching Assistant so that you can embark on a rewarding career or you are already working in a related field and want to improve your career prospects, then this is the course for you.

The Distance Learning Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) course study modules are based around the professional standards for HLTA status which set out for teachers, employers and parents the contribution to pupils’ learning that HLTAs are expected to make.  The course has been written alongside the 33 TDA standards and will provide you with the underpinning knowledge to progress in this field on gaining the relevant experience for HLTA status.

This course is aimed at candidates wishing to become a Higher Level Teaching Assistant. It will enable you to:

  • 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 assistant in learning and development.
  • Increase your awareness of correct behaviour management and learning how to promote positive behaviour.

What can you do with Higher Level Teaching Assistant Level 4

Most teaching assistant and higher level teaching assistant jobs are in nursery, primary and specialist schools. You could also work in secondary or independent schools and academies.

Your day-to-day dutues could include:-

  • getting the classroom ready for lessons and clearing away afterwards
  • listening to children read or reading to them
  • helping children who need extra support
  • helping teachers prepare materials that match development needs
  • supervising group activities, including outings and sports events
  • helping teachers manage class behaviour
  • looking after children who are upset or unwell
  • leading classes with help from the teacher

With experience, you could become a senior assistant or Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA).

You could also train as a teacher.

find a local examination centre
a-level examination dates
how many UCAS points will this A-level provide?

Modules

Experimental method. Types of experiment, laboratory and field experiments; natural and quasi-experiments
Observational techniques
Self-report techniques
Correlations.

For the Higher Level Teaching Assistant Level 4 course you will cover the following content:-

Intellectual development
The importance of planning
Factors affecting child development
Confidentiality procedures
Providing effective support for colleagues
Conflict resolution
Communicating with children
Encouraging expression of feelings
ICT in the curriculum
Support for ICT based learning
The importance of self-reflection
Ensuring equality of access
Issues surrounding ICT use
Using games and music to enhance communication
Games to develop communication skills
Role play
Everyday activities
Encouraging learning through drama
Legislation
The role of a HLTA in managing behaviour
Behaviour patterns
Causes of challenging behaviour
Promoting positive behaviour
Supporting independent learning
Teaching and learning resources
Evaluating learning activities
Supporting gifted and talented pupils

Previous Knowledge Required

You do not need any prior learning knowledge or experience to take this home study course. This course is openly available to anyone who wishes to take part in a highly rewarding home study course, although you would be expected to have a reasonable standard of literacy.

You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor.

Support

You will have dedicated Tutor Support for 12 months. All assignments are marked by one of our professional Tutors who will offer regular feedback and guide you through your course. You must have access to email in order to contact your Tutor.

You will be provided with the telephone number for your dedicated Student Support Team who will be available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course. You can be assured that you will receive unlimited support for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.

Assessment

You must successfully complete a series of assignments. Once all assignments and activities have been completed satisfactorily, you will then be awarded your certificate.  The good news is, there is no final exam.

Awarding Organisation

TQUK - Training Qualifications UK is an award winning and the fastest growing, Ofqual regulated Awarding Organisation across the UK.

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

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

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.

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




Contact Us

Fill in the form below, and we'll get back to you as soon as we can. Also don't forget to let us know which course it is that you are interested in...

 

 

 

Learn Now Distance Learning College
1st Floor, Town Hall
New Road
Brixham
TQ5 8NL

Email:  enquiries@learnnow.org.uk
Website:  www.learnnow.org.uk

Telephone:  0800 160 1556


Learn Now Distance Learning College is part of the Abstract Education Limited Group Registered No. 09330573, Registered Address: 1st Floor, Town Hall, New Road, Brixham, Devon, TQ5 8TA

© 2018 Learn Now Distance Learning College