Teaching Assistant


This course will provide learners with the knowledge and understanding to analyse and meet the challenges that teaching assistants may encounter. Learners will also gain knowledge and skills to work with individuals and groups, gaining insight into supporting learners with special educational needs. The learning outcomes for the course are closely aligned to the 33 HTLA Professional Standards. You will provide a portfolio of evidence via our virtual learning environment as well as having observations of your practice in the workplace.

Dates of Course Sessions:

Day 1 – Session 1, 13th January 2021

Day 2 – Session 2, 3rd February 2021

Day 3 – Session 3, 10th February 2021

Day 4 – Optional Study Day 1, 17th February 2021

Day 5 – Session 4, 3rd March 2021

Day 6 – Session 5, 10th March 2021

Day 7 – Session 6, 31st March 2021

Day 8 – Optional Study Day, 7th April 2021

Day 9 –  Session 7, 28th April 2021

Day 10 – Session 8, 5th May 2021

Day 11 – Session 9, 19th May 2021

Day 12 – Session 10, 26th May 2021

Day 13 – Optional Study Day 3, 2nd June 2021

All sessions 9:30am- 4:30pm

Booking information

To be eligible to undertake this qualification, you need to meet the following entry requirements:

  • Be a Teaching Assistant (paid or voluntary) in a school.
  • Have the support of your school and headteacher for the duration of the course.
  • Appropriate level 2 qualifications in literacy and numeracy.

Audience information

Teaching Assistants who wish to become a Higher Level Teaching Assistant, or those already in the position who would like to consolidate their skills.

Course information

13 January, 2021 from 9.30 am to 4.30 pm

Dillington House, Ilminster

14 Sessions

£ 752.00 - £ 772.50

Michelle Armstrong


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