The Distance Learning Higher Level Teaching Assistant Level 4 course is aimed at candidates wishing to become a Higher Level Teaching Assistant. It will enable you to:
- Learn how to support child development in schools and evaluate learning activities.
- Develop skills to create positive relationships between young people and staff.
- Gain knowledge of how ICT, music and games assistant in learning and development.
- Increase your awareness of correct behaviour management and learning how to promote positive behaviour.
If you want to develop your knowledge of becoming a Higher Level Teaching Assistant so that you can embark on a rewarding career or you are already working in a related field and want to improve your career prospects, then this is the course for you.
The course will be delivered online including Tutor Support for 12 months. All assignments are marked by one of our professional Tutors who will offer regular feedback and guide you through your course. Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor and you must have access to email in order to contact your Tutor.
Throughout your course, you'll have the support of a Tutor to guide you. Additionally, you can reach out to the Student Support Team for help with any other questions you may have. You can be assured that you will receive unlimited support for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.
You must successfully complete a series of assignments. Once all assignments have been completed satisfactorily, you will then be awarded your certificate. The good news is, there is no final exam.
Q & A
Will I require any previous knowledge to start this course?
You do not need any prior learning knowledge or experience to take this course. This course is openly available to anyone who wishes to take part in a highly rewarding home study course. You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor.
What is included with this course?
- In-depth study materials covering the full specification
- 12 months tutor support
- Assignment marking and feedback
Will I need to purchase any books?
You will not need to purchase any books as we cover everything that is required in the course materials unless otherwise stated on the course page.
Are there any additional costs?
There will be no additional costs for this course.
I live overseas, would I be able to take this course?
Yes, this course is available to international students.
Do I have to pay delivery?
For paper-based courses, delivery is free to the UK. A delivery fee will be payable for paper-based courses sent outside the UK. Please click here for delivery information.
How many hours should I allow for this course?
We recommend that you are able to dedicate between 170 and 180 hours’ study time, plus additional time for completing assignments.
Can I complete this course sooner if I wish to?
Yes, you can work at your own pace to complete this course.
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by Training Qualification UK (TQUK).
The course itself has been designed by the publisher to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. The course has been endorsed by TQUK. This means the publisher has undergone external quality checks to ensure that the organisation and the courses’ it offers meet a high standard. Regular reviews of our courses are carried out as part of the endorsement process.
The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification, but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards your Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.
The course depth and study has been benchmarked at Level 4 against level descriptors published by Ofqual.
Course fees for payment in full include:
- Course materials
- Assessment and feedback on all assignments.
- Access to your personal Tutors via our online portal.
- Access to the NUS student card.