Learning Support Assistant
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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.
- 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
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.
|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|
|Module 04: Teaching Methodologies - Part 3|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Creating Dyslexia Friendly Environment||00:30:00|
|Solutions for Dyslexia||00:30:00|
|Mock Exam- Learning Support Assistant||00:20:00|
|Final Exam- Learning Support Assistant||00:20:00|
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