Diploma in Teaching Assistant - Level 4

Access Duration - 365 Days
Awarded By Endorsed by "Quality Licence Scheme"
Guided Learning Hour 70 Guided Learning Hours (70)
Course Material Course Material
Number of Modules 11 Number of Modules 11
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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.

The Quality Licence Scheme, endorses high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. 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 Quality Licence Scheme, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. We will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Why Study at Global Edulink?

Global Edulink offers the most convenient path to gain 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.

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Choose the payment method that best suits you!
  • Full package: A onetime fee of £269.00 can be paid to access this course, which includes the awarding body registration fee and assessments fee.
  • Installment basis: The total price is £278.00, from which an initial fee of £99.00 can be paid to buy the course. The remaining amount can be paid as £179.00 assessment respectively. (Pay in 04 Installments)

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.

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

  • 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

In order to complete the Level 4 Diploma in Teaching Assistant successfully, 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.

While the submission of your assignment is compulsory for you to get your Quality Licence Scheme certification, you can also receive another CPD & iAP, free e-certificate if you take a 20 multiple choice exam.

Those who successfully complete the course will be issued the Diploma in Teaching Assistant at QLS Level 4 by the Quality Licence Scheme.

Course Code: QLS-04862

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through our awarding organisations we have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. We are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Our knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables us to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

On the successful completion of this course, you will gain knowledge and skills that will give your teaching career the jumpstart it needs. You can also use this certificate to take up on the other related courses or to demand for a higher pay or job promotion from your employer. Listed below are some of the job roles this certificate will qualify you for, along with the average UK salary per annum according to https://www.payscale.com/career-path-planner,

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

Key Features

Gain an Accredited UK Qualification
Access to Excellent Quality Study Materials
Personalised Learning Experience
Support by Phone, Live Chat, and Email
Eligible for TOTUM Discount Card
UK Register of Learning Providers Reg No : 10053842

Course Curriculum

1: Child and Young Individual Development
1: Child and Young Individual Development
2: Wellbeing of Children and Young People
2: Wellbeing of Children and Young People
3: Children and Young Individual’s Health and Safety
3: Children and Young Individual’s Health and Safety
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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
5: Support Learning Activities
5: Support Learning Activities
6: Children and Young individual’s Positive Behaviour
6: Children and Young individual’s Positive Behaviour
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7: Professional Relationships With Children, Young Individuals and Adults
7: Professional Relationships with Children, Young Individuals and Adults
8: Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Work With Children and Young Individuals
8: Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Work with Children and Young Individuals
9: Assessment for Learning
9: Assessment for Learning
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10: Communication and Professional Relationships With Children, Young Individuals and Adults
10: Communication and Professional Relationships with Children, Young Individuals and Adults
11: Working in Schools Environment
11: Working in Schools Environment
☑ Assignment
☑ Submit Your Assignment
Exam Quiz
Exam : Diploma in Teaching Assistant – Level 4 00:30:00

Students feedback


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    Reed Stone

    January 21, 2021
    Outstanding course

    As an aspiring teaching assistant, this course was everything I had hoped it would be. The material was outstanding, there were plenty of resources and it focused on the role and responsibilities of a teaching assistant.

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    Bev Harper

    December 22, 2020

    The training met a high standard. It was a great starting point for teaching assistants. Key topics were covered well. The tutor did a great job in ensuring the video series and the training overall went off smoothly.

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    Mell Byrne

    November 09, 2020
    Good training

    The modules were discussed at length.

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    Taylor Marsh

    October 17, 2020

    It was straightforward and to the point. It delved into the practical aspects of the importance of a being a teaching assistant.

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