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Teaching Assistant Certification


Price: $415.99

If you want to make a positive difference in the lives of youngsters then a job as a teaching assistant is an ideal choice! Every child is different, with diverse needs and abilities and you will never have two days alike. “Challenging but extremely rewarding” are the words we often hear.


Your role is one of support and you will find this 10 module distance learning course has been carefully prepared with that in mind. You will learn how to support the teachers, pupils and the school as a whole. The National Curriculum is the central foundation upon which lessons are structured and there is a whole module to deal with planning, evaluating and assisting pupils during all curriculum based learning activities.

Now read through the syllabus and realise how the structure of this course can help you to enjoy your vocation as an effective, caring and professional Teaching Assistant

Module 1 — Supporting the Teacher
• The learning environment
• Pupil behaviour
• Observing and recording

Module 2 — Supporting the Pupil
• Care and support
• Health and hygiene
• Child protection

Module 3 — Supporting the Curriculum
• The National Curriculum
• Planning, evaluating and assisting pupils during all learning activities

Module 4 — Supporting the School
• Legal requirements
• School organisation
• Policies and procedures

Module 5 — Supporting ICT in the Classroom
• Preparation and maintenance of ICT equipment
• Supporting the use of ICT equipment
• Keeping pupil records

Module 6 — Supporting Pupils with Special Education Needs
• Inclusion and special educational needs
• Support for learners

Module 7 — Supporting Literacy Development
• Supporting the development of reading skills
• Supporting the development of writing skills
• Supporting the development of speaking and listening skills

Module 8 — Supporting Numeracy Development
• Supporting the development of number skills
• Supporting the development of problem solving and data handling skills
• Supporting the understanding of measures, shape and space

Module 9 — Working with Others
• Working in teams
• Working with colleagues
• Working with other professionals and parents

Price: $415.99


This course has been accredited by Online Academies. On successful completion of this course you will be able to download or print off a PDF of your Online Academies Certificate (please note: you will also be given the opportunity to have a hard copy of the certificate printed off and posted out to you for a small additional charge).


WES (World Education Services)

On completion of your certification course you can apply to WES for credential evaluation. WES evaluations are recognized by more than 2,500 universities, employers, licensing boards and government agencies. This will enable you apply for credit transfer if you wish to further your studies in the US or Canada.

If you would like to visit the WES website, please click here.



At the conclusion of each lesson there is a multiple choice question assessment. This will help you remember the main points of the lesson and act as a check that you have retained the essential knowledge and understanding of that particular section. The results can be seen instantaneously and you can correct any wrong answers as many times as you like until you receive the grade you are happy with. When you are happy with your result you can progress to the next module.


Course Outcomes

Once you have successfully completed all the lessons and assessments for your course you will be awarded:

A Certificate issued by Online Academies

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When you enroll you can be confident of success because there will be an experienced, qualified and friendly tutor on hand to answer your questions.

Contact with your tutor will be via email at the address displayed in your account.

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