Higher Level Teaching Assistant Certification artwork
Higher Level Teaching Assistant Certification


Price: $415.99

Do you want to progress from the position of Teaching Assistant to that of Higher Level Teaching Assistant? If so, you will need to satisfy an external assessor that you are capable of contributing to the pupils learning at the level set out in the HLTA standards.

This distance learning course is ideal because it has been carefully mapped to those standards and will therefore be an invaluable aid in reaching the required criterion and indeed supporting the pupils, teachers and school as a Higher Level Teaching Assistant.


Module 1 – Communication and Positive Relationships

• Establish fair, respectful, trusting, supportive and constructive with children and young people.
• Demonstrate the positive values, attitudes and behavior they expect from children and young people.
• Communicate effectively and sensitively with children, young, colleagues, parents and carers.

Module 2 – Maintaining Communication with Children, Young People and Adults
• Demonstrate a commitment to collaborative and cooperative working with colleagues.
• Directing the work, where relevant, of other adults in supporting learning.

Module 3 – Curriculum, Planning and Assessment
• Know how statutory and non-statutory frameworks for the school curriculum relate to the age and ability ranges of the learners they support.
• Understand the objectives, content and intended outcomes for the learning activities in which they are involved.
• Know how to support learners in accessing the curriculum in accordance with the Special Educational Needs (SEN) code of practice and disabilities legislation.
• Know how other frameworks that support the development and wellbeing of children and young people impact upon their practice.

Module 4 – Assessment, Monitoring, Feedback and Recording
• Use their area(s) of expertise to contribute to the planning and preparation of learning activities.
• Use their area(s) of expertise to plan their role in learning activities.
• Devise clearly structured activities that interest and motivate learners and advance their learning
• Plan how they will support the inclusion of the children and young people in the learning activities.
• Organise and manage learning activities in ways which keep learners safe.

Module 5 – Child Development
• Evidence that you know how to use ICT to support professional activities.
• Identify that you hold the required professional qualifications.

Module 6 – Motivating Children and Young People
• Advance learning when working with individuals.
• Advance learning with working with small groups.
• Advance learning when working with whole classes without the presence of the assigned teacher.

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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