Becoming a Teaching Assistant
This free, 10-hour course delivered over 5 weeks is suitable for anyone interested in becoming a teaching assistant or already volunteering in a school. It will help you to decide if working in a school is right for you before committing to progressing onto a qualification. This course has been designed as an introduction to Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools. Please note that this is not a qualification course but you will receive a certificate of attendance at the end of the course.
What will I learn?
In this course you will learn about:
the key stages in UK education
how they relate to a child’s development through school
the importance of safeguarding children and yourself
professional conduct required in a school setting.
the next steps available to you to becoming a teaching assistant.
There are no specific requirements to join this course, other than a basic level of English.
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