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What Will I Learn?

Understand the day to day duties of a teaching assistant at a higher level.
Learn about child development and what influences it
Learn how to support students with special education needs
Develop the skills you need to tackle challenging situations within a classroom
Learn to plan activities tailored for individuals and groups
Learn how effective communication can encourage conversations with children, young individuals and parents


The Level 4 Diploma in Teaching Assistant is designed for teaching assistants to expand their current skills and knowledge. If you work as a teaching assistant in a school and want to take the next step, this is the perfect course. As you progress in your education, you can set learning objectives and increase the responsibilities of being a teaching assistant.

The Level 4 Diploma in Teaching Assistant course will cover key features that include the development of children and young individuals, the health and safety, and well-being of children and young individuals, supporting learning activities, understand equality, diversion and inclusion and learning how to communicate with children and young individuals.

The course will enable teaching assistants to embark on a highly rewarding career. If you are working in the education industry or want to improve career prospects, you will find this course helpful. The course modules are based on professional standards set for teachers and will provide learners with the underpinning knowledge to gain the relevant experience and progress in this field. Higher level teaching assistant positions are available in nurseries, primary and specialist schools. Individuals can also work in independent schools and secondary schools.

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.

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.
Who is this Course aimed at?The course will expand on the abilities of support staff like teaching assistants and classroom assistants. They will contribute to learning activities while working alongside a classroom teacher. The qualification will offer many exciting opportunities that will give teaching assistants the confidence to work independently.
Entry Requirement
  • Individuals should have the relevant skills in literacy and numeracy
  • Teaching assistants who have followed previous levels
  • 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 4 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 4 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 4 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. Once individuals have gained the level 4 qualification, they can progress to level 5. There are numerous opportunities in the education industry in coaching, mentoring, community work and assessment to further expand their career.

  • Higher Level Teaching Assistant
  • Higher Level Classroom Assistant
  • Welfare Support Assistant
  • Learning Support Assistant
  • Mentor
  • Learning Coach
  • Teaching Assistant


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
  • Gain access to quality video tutorials
  • 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
1: Child and Young Individual Development 00:00:00
2: wellbeing of children and young people
2: Wellbeing of Children and Young People 00:00:00
3: children and young individual’s health and safety
3: Children and Young Individual’s Health and Safety 00:00:00
☑ assignment
Assignment Brief – Level 5 Award in Coaching and Mentoring 00:00:00
☑ submit your assignment
4: personal development in health, social care or children’s and young individuals
4: Personal Development in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young Individuals 00:00:00
5: support learning activities
5: Support Learning Activities 00:00:00
6: children and young individual’s positive behaviour
6: Children and Young individual’s Positive Behaviour 00:00:00
☑ assignment
Assignment Brief – Level 5 Award in Coaching and Mentoring 00:00:00
☑ submit your assignment
7: professional relationships with children, young individuals and adults
7: Professional Relationships with Children, Young Individuals and Adults 00:00:00
8: equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young individuals
8: Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Work with Children and Young Individuals 00:00:00
9: assessment for learning
9: Assessment for Learning 00:00:00
☑ assignment
Assignment Brief – Level 5 Award in Coaching and Mentoring 00:00:00
☑ submit your assignment
10: communication and professional relationships with children, young individuals and adults
10: Communication and Professional Relationships with Children, Young Individuals and Adults 00:00:00
11: working in schools environment
11: Working in Schools Environment 00:00:00
☑ assignment
Assignment Brief – Level 5 Award in Coaching and Mentoring 00:00:00
☑ submit your assignment
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