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Teaching Assistant (Level 2 Award)

eDistance Learning
Course summary
Length: 100 hours
Price: 312.50 GBP excl. VAT
Location: Distance

Teaching Assistant (Level 2 Award)

Teaching Assistant (Level 2 Award)

Teaching Assistant NCFE Level 2 Award

A distance learning course is the ideal way to gain a Teaching Assistant award. Whether you're looking to go on to further education, improve your job prospects or expand your knowledge, distance learning Teaching Assistant is a flexible and convenient course, which allows you to comprehensively prepare for an exam or career through home study. What's more, because the distance learning Level 2 Teaching Assistant course is a fully comprehensive course, no prior knowledge is required.

SCHOOLS ARE CRYING OUT FOR TEACHING ASSISTANTS  NOW’S YOUR CHANCE TO EMBARK ON A HIGHLY REWARDING NEW CAREER

Your chance to make a real difference

Education is one of the most vital activities in keeping our society together. And helping young people to gain knowledge and life skills is one of the most rewarding aspects of this.

The truth is, there’s never been such a high demand for Teaching Assistants - schools across the country desperately need people with good credentials and an outgoing personality. People like you.

Do you enjoy working with children? Are you interested in encouraging their amazing potential? Do you value the importance of education in their development? Could you work well under a qualified teacher? If the answer to all these is "yes" then this superb Distance Learning Teaching Assistant course is for you.

The aims of the course is to provide comprehensive knowledge and skills appropriate to the conduct of a classroom support role, and to participate in a wide range of classroom support activities

HOME STUDY SUPPORT

You will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your course of study. You will have your own personal tutor helping you with your course work and with any questions you may have. Plus you can contact our Student Advisors by email or phone for all the practical advice you may need – so we really are with you 100%.

What's more, you'll have access to the online student portal, where you can interact with other students, browse our resource library and manage your account.

COURSE ASSESSMENT

This course is marked through a process of continuous assessment guided by your tutor following NCFE guidelines. This means that your qualification will be awarded according to your performance on assessments rather than by taking an exam.

When you have completed the programme, your tutor needs to verify that you have worked through all parts of any Workbooks, Activities and Exercises successfully.

Upon verification of the activities, exercises and assignments, a nationally recognised certificate will be awarded by NCFE as confirmation that your written work has met all of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for the programme.

COURSE KEY TOPICS

Mandatory Modules
Unit 1: Supporting the Teacher
Unit 2: Supporting the Pupil
Unit 3: Supporting the Curriculum
Unit 4: Supporting the School
Unit 5: Supporting ICT in the Classroom

Optional Units (Students to choose 3 Units)
Unit 6: Supporting Pupils with Special Education Needs
Unit 7: Supporting Literacy Development
Unit 8: Supporting Numeracy Development
Unit 9: Working with Others

COURSE DURATION

We recommended you spend approximately 100 hours of your time studying for the Teaching Assistant course. The pace of study is completely up to you. To give an example, if you dedicate 2 hours a week to the course it would take you a year to complete but  if you could spare 4 hours a week you could complete it in six months.

Get started today, and you can earn your Level 2 NCFE Award as a Teaching Assistant in as little as six months, or take up to a year, if you prefer – the choice is yours.

HOME STUDY ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

The good news is that no prior learning knowledge or experience is essential to take this course.  This course is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about being a Teaching Assistant and would like to take part in a highly rewarding home study course. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to expand their knowledge and study further, so we try to keep our entry requirements to a minimum.

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 full tutor support.

COURSE FEES

Our aim is to provide you with the best deal available, therefore the registration fee, certification fee and full tutor support is included in the course price for you. The enrolment fee for the Teaching Assistant home study course is £468.75 (inc VAT), though for a limited time we are offering you the opportunity to pay only £375 (inc VAT) which is a 20% discount if you enrol online and pay in full.

You can also opt for our Easy Payment Plan and enrol online today by paying a deposit of £93.75 and then 4 equal payments of £93.75 per month. The first instalment is paid about a month after you receive your course.

COURSE QUALIFICATION

NCFE Level 2 Teaching Assistant Award
This course leads to a Level 2 Award for successful learners. This means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to level 2 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland (in which case GCSE's are at levels 1 and 2 and A Levels are at level 3). In accrediting the programme at level 2, NCFE attests that its learning outcomes are at an equivalent level to a level 2 national qualification.

This course has been designed to meet specific learner requirements. Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that this learning programme has been scrutinised and approved by an independent panel of experienced educational professionals and is quality audited by NCFE.

About NCFE
More than 150 years of Vocational Awarding, NCFE can trace their record of working with colleges and other providers back to their founding organisation...

NCFE is recognised as an awarding body by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.

POSSIBLE CAREER PATHS

Teaching / Classroom Assistant

Suitability - Who should attend?

The good news is that no prior learning knowledge or experience is essential to take this course.  This course is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about being a Teaching Assistant and would like to take part in a highly rewarding home study course. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to expand their knowledge and study further, so we try to keep our entry requirements to a minimum.

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 full tutor support.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

NCFE Level 2 Teaching Assistant Award
This course leads to a Level 2 Award for successful learners. This means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to level 2 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland (in which case GCSE's are at levels 1 and 2 and A Levels are at level 3). In accrediting the programme at level 2, NCFE attests that its learning outcomes are at an equivalent level to a level 2 national qualification.

This course has been designed to meet specific learner requirements. Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that this learning programme has been scrutinised and approved by an independent panel of experienced educational professionals and is quality audited by NCFE.

About NCFE
More than 150 years of Vocational Awarding, NCFE can trace their record of working with colleges and other providers back to their founding organisation...

NCFE is recognised as an awarding body by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.

Teaching Assistant (Level 2 Award) - Course Content

How is the course structured? 
The NCFE Level 2 Teaching Assistant course is divided into nine comprehensive modules:

By subscribing to the course you will gain a solid understanding of the principles and practices relating to teaching/classroom assistant roles.

You will discover the skills and knowledge needed to support the teacher, the pupil and the school as a whole. You will learn all about the National Curriculum and the use of ICT equipment in the classroom. You will also receive good practical advice on how to work constructively with others. Supporting young people’s Literacy and Numeracy development is an important aspect of the course, and we also look at how to help pupils with special education needs.

Unit 1: Supporting the Teacher
The learning environment
Pupil behaviour
Observing and recording

Unit 2: Supporting the Pupil
Care and support
Health and hygiene
Child protection

Unit 3: Supporting the Curriculum
The National Curriculum
Planning, evaluating and assisting
Pupils during all learning activities

Unit 4: Supporting the School
Legal requirements
School organisation
Policies and procedures

Unit 5: Supporting ICT in the Classroom
Preparation and Maintenance of ICT Equipment
Supporting the Use of ICT Equipment
Keeping Pupil Records

Unit 6: Supporting Pupils with Special Education Needs
Inclusion and Special Educational Needs
Support for Learners

Unit 7: Supporting Literacy Development
Supporting the Development of Reading Skills
Supporting the Development of Writing Skills
Supporting the Development of Speaking and Listening Skills

Unit 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

Unit 9: Working with Others
Working in Teams
Working with Colleagues
Working with other Professionals and Parents

Expenses

Our aim is to provide you with the best deal available, therefore the registration fee, certification fee and full tutor support is included in the course price for you. The enrolment fee for the Teaching Assistant home study course is £468.75 (inc VAT), though for a limited time we are offering you the opportunity to pay only £375 (inc VAT) which is a 20% discount if you enrol online and pay in full.

You can also opt for our Easy Payment Plan and enrol online today by paying a deposit of £93.75 and then 4 equal payments of £93.75 per month. The first instalment is paid about a month after you receive your course.

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