Level 4 Certificate for Higher Level Teaching Assistants

  • STUDY MODE Part-Time

What will I do?

This course covers all areas of the teaching assistant role. This course is approximately 50% theory and 50% practical.

You will study the following seven mandatory units:

  • Child development and well-being
    Curriculum planning, monitoring, delivery and assessment
    Development of the higher level teaching assistant role
    Promote positive working relationships
    Promote positive behaviour in children and young people
    Supporting children and young people with special educational needs
    Working with individuals and groups undertaking a learning activity.

What's next?

This qualification can be used as a stepping stone to training as a teacher or assessor.

Learners may wish to take teacher training qualifications such as:

Level 3 Award in Education and Training
Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training
Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training


Is it for me?

This qualification is aimed at those learners currently working as a teaching assistant who wish to progress to Higher Level Teaching Assistant status. It will provide learners with the knowledge and understanding to analyse and meet the challenges that classroom 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. Achieving this qualification is likely to enhance your career prospects and enable further training opportunities.



  • Levels available 4
  • Start Date Various
  • Course Ref A622-1/2
  • Location Chaffron Way Campus
  • Fees
  • 16 - 18 £ 0.00
  • 19 - 23 £ 1417.00
  • 24+ £ 1417.00
  • Overseas £ 1417.00

There will be four hours of study a week.

There is a continuous assessment through assignments online, plus observations of your practice in the workplace.

Through theory workshops and one-to-one sessions with your allocated workplace trainer. You will also use a one-file e-portfolio system. 


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