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Diploma in Teaching Assistant Training - Level 4

Course summary
70 hours
59 GBP
Online courses
Next available date: This course is available to purchase anytime of the year. - Online courses
e-learning / Online / Distance

Course description


If you’ve completed the Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Assistant Training, you can progress onto Level 4 to expand your skills and knowledge to support leaning in schools. The level 4 diploma qualifies teaching assistants to take on more responsibilities in the classroom. The course will be a stepping stone to substantially progress to the role of teacher or assessor.

The course will equip you with the skills and knowledge to work with individuals and small groups, while supporting learning and development in the classroom. You will learn to work with children with special needs and support their learning and educational progress. You will also learn how to tackle challenges in the classroom that you may encounter on a day to day basis. The course will educate you on the fundamental principles and practices of the role of a teaching assistant. Under the guidance of a classroom teacher, you will learn how to assess a student’s progress and report on it.

The Diploma in Teaching Assistant Training – Level 4 addresses key subjects such as understanding the development of children and young individuals, learning about the wellbeing of children, supporting learning activities in the classroom, building professional relationships with children and young individuals, educating children on communication and helping them build positive relationships, and learning about the safety of children and young individuals. You will enjoy the rewarding and highly satisfying role of a teaching assistant.

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Global Edulink* has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 4 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Global Edulink* to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

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Suitability - Who should attend?

Who is this Course aimed at?

  • Teacher Assistants, Teaching Assistants
  • Individuals with background in education
  • Nursery Teachers
  • Anyone with a desire to teach and work with children and young adults

The course will offer many exciting opportunities that will give teaching assistants the confidence to work independently.

Entry Requirements

  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • A recognised qualification at level 3 or above in any discipline.

Outcome / Qualification etc.


At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Course Code: QLS-05042

Training Course Content

Course Curriculum

1: Understand the Child And Young Individual Development

2: Safe Environment for Children And Young Individuals

3: Support Children And Young Individual’s Health And Safety

4: Understand the Personal Development

5: Provide Support for Learning Activities

6: Learn Possitive Behaviour of Children and Young Individuals And Adults

7: How to build rapport with children and adults in a professional environment

8: Principles Behind diversity and Inclusion

9: Understand the Assessment For Learning Approach

10: Understand the Communication And Professional Relationships with others

11: Learn to Work in School Environment

Learning Outcomes

  • Have a clear understanding of the role and responsibilities pertaining to a teaching assistant at a higher level.
  • Provide support to children with learning disabilities and special needs.
  • Learn how to deal with challenging situations in the classroom.
  • Learn how to tailor activities to suit the requirements of children and young adults.
  • Educate children and young individuals on effective communication and building positive relationships.

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Method of Assessment

This online course is assignment-based with learners being assessed upon the submission of a series of assignments. Once you successfully submit the assignments, students will gain a professional qualification. The assignments must be submitted to the instructor through the online learning portal. The assignments will be reviewed and evaluated, with feedback provided to the student on how well they have fared.

Accredited Body

Accredited body (Accreditation) ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

Other Benefits

  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Eligible for a TOTUM discount card
  • Free Career Support Service
  • 25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
  • Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
  • Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only)


Now £59

Was £249

Continuing Studies

Progression and Career Path

Upon successfully completing the Level 4 Diploma in Teaching Assistant Training, the certification will validate your skills and prove your expertise as a Teaching Assistant. You will have the opportunity to enjoy a rewarding career in the educational field. You can also continue to study further courses and enhance your academic knowledge, while making substantial progress in your career. Listed below are job titles you can attain, along with the average UK salary per annum according to

  • Teaching Assistant – £12,201 per annum
  • Teacher Assistant – £12,678 per annum
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant – £14,415 per annum

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