Learning Support Assistant

Learning Support Assistant

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Overview

Develop the skills and expertise to support the learning of children and nurture their development with the Learning Support Assistant course. This training program is an entry-level certificate course for those who are considering a career as a teaching assistant or learning support worker.

This course includes practical exercises and case studies to develop your knowledge of teaching methodologies and best practices. You will also be equipped with the skills needed to work with special needs children with learning difficulties such as dyslexia and ADHD. The basics of classroom management, child safeguarding, classroom support and much more will also be covered in detail. On completion, you will have the practical knowledge to work in any school setting and kickstart a truly rewarding career.

Highlights  of The Learning Support Assistant:

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of a learning support assistant
  • Gain a clear understanding of the development of children and young people
  • Familiarise with child safeguarding practices and policies
  • Be able to build strong and trusting relationships with pupils and family
  • Explore various teaching techniques, methodologies and approaches 
  • Understand the basics of classroom management and lesson planning
  • Develop your understanding of SEN teaching and learn how to support children with learning difficulties such as dyslexia & autism
  • Fine-tune your communication, interpersonal and organisational skills

Course design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Video lessons
  • Online study materials
  • Mock exams
  • Multiple-choice assessment

How is the course assessed?

To successfully complete the course you must pass an automated, multiple-choice assessment. The assessment is delivered through our online learning platform. You will receive the results of your assessment immediately upon completion.

Will I receive a certificate of completion?

Upon successful completion, you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised professional qualification and you can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at a cost of £9 and Hardcopy Certificate for £15.

Why study this course

Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and an accredited qualification attesting to your knowledge.

The Learning Support Assistant is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.

Course Curriculum

Module 01: Fundamentals of Teaching
Understanding the Development of Children and Young Person 01:00:00
Communication and Professional Relationships with Pupils and Family 01:00:00
Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young Person 01:00:00
Module 02: Teaching Methodologies - Part 1
Education – A Group Enterprise 01:00:00
Traits to Develop 01:00:00
Grow the Attention 01:00:00
Learning Good Habits 01:00:00
Importance of Memory 01:00:00
Module 03: Teaching Methodologies - Part 2
Imagination is Important 01:00:00
Breakdown of Thinking Process 00:30:00
Appreciation – An Aesthetic Emotion 00:30:00
Learning Reflexive Activities 01:00:00
Differing Individuals 00:30:00
Module 04: Teaching Methodologies - Part 3
Morality Matters 01:00:00
Different Learning Methods 01:00:00
Different Psychological Exercises 01:00:00
Problems, Situations & Solutions 01:00:00
Measuring the Achievements 01:00:00
Module 05: SEN Teaching
Special Educational Needs (SEN) Teacher 00:30:00
Statutory and Regulatory Context for SEN 01:00:00
Principles and Practice of Leadership in Different Contexts 00:45:00
How SEN and Disabilities Affect Pupils’ Participation and Learning? 00:45:00
Strategies for Improving the Performance of the Pupils with SEN 00:45:00
Module 06: SENCO Training
Whole-school Planning and Organisation 01:00:00
Assessment 00:30:00
Teamwork for SEN: Roles and Functions 01:00:00
Planning for Individual Students with SEN 00:45:00
Teaching and Learning in the Inclusive School 00:45:00
Module 07: Autism
Introduction to Autism 00:20:00
Causes and Diagnosis of Autism 00:45:00
Other Conditions Associated with ASD 01:00:00
In-depth Understanding and Dealing with Autistic Behaviour 01:00:00
Socialising and Communication 00:45:00
Choosing Schools 00:45:00
What Should Teachers Do? 00:30:00
Sex Education and Puberty 00:30:00
Interventions: Treatments and Therapies for Autism 00:45:00
Government policies on autism in England 00:30:00
Module 08: ADHD
What is ADHD? 00:30:00
Causes of ADHD 00:30:00
Diagnosing ADHD 00:30:00
Treating ADHD 00:30:00
ADHD and Education 00:30:00
Reasonable Adjustments: ADHD 01:00:00
Adults with ADHD 00:30:00
Module 09: Dyslexia
What is Dyslexia? 01:00:00
Identifying Dyslexia 00:30:00
Co-occurring Conditions 00:30:00
Diagnosing Dyslexia 00:30:00
Creating Dyslexia Friendly Environment 00:30:00
Solutions for Dyslexia 00:30:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam- Learning Support Assistant 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam- Learning Support Assistant 00:20:00

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PRIVATE COURSE
  • PRIVATE
  • 1 year
  • Number of Units51
  • Number of Quizzes2
  • 1 day, 15 hours

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