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What Will I Learn?

The role and responsibilities of a teaching assistant and what it takes to hold that position.
Have a good understanding on schools, the curriculum and hierarchy.
Learn the best practices and how to apply them when working in a classroom.
Identify different student behaviours and learn how to tackle them.
Have a clear understanding of different working activities and how to apply them to support the curriculum.
Learn about school policies, laws and welfare on supporting children in the United Kingdom.


If you love working with children and want to help in their learning development, the Level 2 Diploma in Teaching Assistant course is perfect for you. The teaching assistant is a vitally important role and the course will give learners the confidence to take their first steps to progress in this field. Teaching assistants are not just aiding the classroom teacher, it is not the limit of their scope. A teaching assistant is a diverse role that can expect a range of tasks such as creating a suitable atmosphere for the children, assisting children with activities, educating children on trips and outings and performing general duties and responsibilities.

The Level 2 Diploma in Teaching Assistant is designed to provide learners with the skills and knowledge to enjoy a career as a teaching assistant. Becoming a teaching assistant is a highly rewarding career that enables individuals to share their knowledge with children and young people while ensuring the safeguard and protect in their role. The course is highly informative and will give you the right qualification to push yourself in your chosen field.

The Level 2 Diploma in Teaching Assistant course will cover key features such as learning about the development of children and young people, the well-being of children and young people, and their health and safety. The course is designed to give learners a complete overview of enjoying a career in the education industry, in the shortest possible time.

Why Study at Global Edulink?

Global Edulink offers the most convenient path to gain recognised skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in an IT or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at Global Edulink and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience more enriching and rewarding.

Who is it for?The course will develop the competence and knowledge of learning support staff like teaching assistants and learning support assistants. They will contribute to learning activities while working alongside a classroom teacher.
Access DurationThe 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.
Entry Requirement
  • This course requires no formal pre-requisites
  • Learners should have a minimum of level 2 in literacy and numeracy
  • Anyone with a desire to work with children
  • Anyone who wants to have a career in teaching
Method of AssessmentIn order to complete the Level 2 Diploma in Teaching Assistant successfully and gain your professional qualification, all students are required to complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and evaluate your work and provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments.
CertificationThose who successfully complete the course will be awarded the Level 2 Diploma in Teaching Assistant by ABC Awards. It will make you valuable to employers, and your motivation at gaining new skills will be recognised.
Awarding BodyABC Awards is an Ofqual regulated, leading national awarding body which develops diverse, high-quality vocational qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14. Founded in 1998, ABC Awards is a leading national awarding organisation with a long-established reputation for high quality support and services to the educational sector. ABC Awards are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life. If you gain an ABC Awards accredited qualification with Global Edulink, you will demonstrate a high level of skill, and will come away with many more opportunities open to you.
Progression and Career PathOnce you successfully complete the Level 2 Diploma in Teaching Assistant you will gain an accredited qualification that will give your career the jumpstart you have always wanted. With this qualification you can further expand your education or go onto work in numerous positions that will also put you in line to demand a higher salary or job promotion. The average UK salary per annum is according to https://www.payscale.com. The qualification is suitable for individuals who want to work under the direction of a teacher.

  • Teaching Assistant – £12,201 per annum
  • Classroom Assistant
  • Welfare Support Assistant
  • Learning Support Assistant
  • Mentor
  • Learning Coach
Common Career Paths For Teaching Assistant (TA)
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 NUS 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)


Course Curriculum

1: child and young individual development
Child and Young Individual Development 00:00:00
2: wellbeing of children and young individuals
Wellbeing of Children and Young Individuals 00:00:00
☑ assignment
Assignment Brief – Level 5 Award in Coaching and Mentoring 00:00:00
☑ submit your assignment
3: children and young individual’s health and safety
Children and Young individual’s Health and Safety 00:00:00
4: personal development in health, social care or children’s and young individuals
Personal Development in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young Individuals 00:00:00
☑ assignment
Assignment Brief – Level 5 Award in Coaching and Mentoring 00:00:00
☑ submit your assignment
£399 £199 (inc. VAT)
or only £59 (inc. VAT) intial payment


Initial Fee: £59.00 (Inc. VAT)
Assessment: £149.00 (Inc. VAT)

(Pay in 02 Installments)

Total Price: £208.00 (Inc. VAT)

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    Diploma in Teaching Assistant

    I have received the knowledge and certificate I have long desired. Learning with Global Edulink gave me the professional knowledge and educational qualification. This course has really added value to my professional life. I would recommend it to any person that prefer to study in the comfort of his or her time, and to give Global Edulink a try. You will not regret it.