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Teaching Assistant Level 3 Course

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This course will take roughly 120 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 Teaching Assistant skills 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 Teaching Assistant course consists of a number of modules and each one relates to a particular aspect that is important and relevant to the role of a teaching assistant.

Work towards a highly rewarding career with starting salaries between £12,000 and £17,000 a year

What can you do with Teaching Assistant Level 3

Most jobs are in nursery, primary and special schools. You could also work in secondary or independent schools and academies.

Your day-to-day duties 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 apply for a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) role. You could also train as a teacher.

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Modules

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

For the Teaching Assistant Level 3 course you will cover the following content:-

Accommodating different learning styles
Independent learning
Supporting independent learning
Learning activities
Primary school activities
Secondary school activities
Feedback on learning activities
Play and development
Creating play spaces
Involving children in play space creation
The importance of the consultation process
Supporting a play session
Play space legislation
Disability Discrimination Act 1995
Risk assessments for play spaces
Modelling appropriate behaviour
External factors
Supporting behavioural difficulties
Rewarding positive behaviour
Recognising positive behaviour
Effective communication
Applying communication to teams
Team working
Relationship issues within a team
Minimising conflict
Coordinating the classroom
Learning and development patterns
Intellectual learning and development patterns
Personal, social and emotional development
Physical development
Communication and language
Differentiation
Creating a stimulating work environment
Gifted and talented programmes
Delivering a gifted and talented programme
Equality of access legislation
Providing equality of access
Inclusivity
Interaction and communication needs
Promoting non-verbal communication skills
Autism
Supporting emotional and social needs
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS)

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

ABC Awards - A leading national awarding organisation renowned for their excellent customer service & portfolio of high quality vocational qualifications.

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (This lists details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

The course itself has been designed by OSC to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. 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 our 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 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual.

ABC Awards are a national awarding organisation that have years of experience in developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF) for all ages and abilities post-14.




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