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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 of the rate of development from birth to 19 years
Learn how personal and external factors influence children and young individuals in their development
Identify different student behaviours and learn how to tackle them
Understand why certain children and young individuals don’t follow the expected pattern of development
Disability affects development. Learn why?
Learn why delays in speech and communication should be identified early
Learn how transitions can impact the development of children and young individuals
Learn how to work with children with special needs


If you love to work with children and want to have a rewarding career in aiding their learning development, Child and Young Individual Development – Certificate in Teaching Assistant Level 3 course is perfect for you. The role of a teaching assistant is vital as it supports the classroom teacher in their daily duties and responsibilities. The course will give the teaching assistant the confidence they need to progress in the field of child and young individual development. A teaching assistant is not limited to assisting, rather a range of tasks are expected of them aside from performing general duties.

Child and Young Individual Development – Certificate in Teaching Assistant Level 3 course is designed to give individuals interested in a career as a teaching assistant a range of skills and knowledge to perform their tasks to the best standard. The course covers key features such as understanding the development stage from birth to 19 years, learn that personal factors influence the development of children and young individuals, monitor their development using various techniques and methods and understand that disability can be a challenge in the development of children and young individuals.

It is a highly rewarding career for individuals who desire to work with children and want to share their knowledge within a classroom setting. It is an informative course that enables individuals to progress further in their chosen field. Child and Young Individual Development – Certificate in Teaching Assistant Level 3 course will give individuals an opportunity to achieve 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.

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.
Who is this Course aimed at?The course will develop the competence and knowledge of learning support staff like teaching assistants and learning support assistants. They can contribute to learning activities while working alongside a classroom teacher
Entry Requirement
  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • A recognised qualification at level 2 or above in any discipline.
Method of AssessmentIn order to complete Child and Young Individual Development – Certificate in Teaching Assistant Level 3 course 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 completed the course will be awarded the Level 3 Certificate in Teaching Assistant – Child and Young Individual Development 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 completed the Level 3 Certificate in Teaching Assistant – Child and Young Individual Development 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
  • Childcare Worker – £7.37 per hour
  • Mentor
  • Learning Coach
Common Career Paths For Teaching Assistant
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

module 1
Explain the sequence and rate of each aspect of development from birth – 19 years 00:00:00
module 2
Explain the difference between sequence of development and rate of development and why the difference is important 00:00:00
module 3
Explain how children and young people’s development is influenced by a range of personal factors 00:00:00
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module 4
Explain how children and young people’s development is influenced by a range of external factor 00:00:00
module 5
Explain how theories of development and frameworks to support development influence current practice 00:00:00
module 6
Explain how to monitor children and young people’s development using different methods 00:00:00
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module 7
Explain the reasons why children and young people’s development may not follow the expected pattern 00:00:00
module 8
Explain how disability may affect development 00:00:00
module 9
Explain how different types of interventions can promote positive outcomes for children and young people where development is not following the expected pattern 00:00:00
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module 10
Analyse the importance of early identification of speech, language and communication delays and disorders and the potential risks of late recognition 00:00:00
module 11
Explain how multi agency teams work together to support speech, language and communication 00:00:00
module 12
Explain how play and activities are used to support the development of speech, language and communication 00:00:00
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module 13
Explain how different types of transitions can affect children and young people’s development 00:00:00
module 14
Evaluate the effect on children and young people of having positive relationships during periods of transition 00:00:00
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  1. Eden Jones

    Wonderful Experience

    I have had a great time learning on this course. I liked the freedom of being able to study at home and it fitted in greatly around family life. The course was easy to understand and it has given me great knowledge so I can use it in the future. I would highly recommend this course and company to others as I feel I have got everything out of the course and I couldn’t ask for anything more.