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Study a higher level teaching assistant course online

Take your career as a Teaching Assistant to the next level.

Our Higher Level Teaching Assistant course is nationally recognised Ofqual Qualification with the benefit of flexible studying.

Working with children can be rewarding, and satisfying and a recognised level 4 certificate will help you to learn extra skills and improve your career path.

Higher level teaching assistant courses

There are around 150,000 teaching assistants in the UK. A key role of the Teaching Assistant is to support the pupils, the teacher and school.

As a Teaching Assistant you’d need to help prepare lessons, put up displays around the school, and sometimes work with individual children.

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    Trusted accreditation

    Our Level 4 Higher Level Teaching Certificates are Ofqual regulated and recognised qualifications from TQUK (Training Qualifications UK)

    This makes them part of the RQF framework and government recognised

    Study from home, at your own pace

    If you are unable to study full time, a home learning course is an ideal solution. Over 120,000 people have studied with us from home and online with the benefit of full tutor support.

    You’ll study whenever you want, at your own pace. There are no strict deadlines (you’ll have up to a year and most of our courses require 80 hours of study- that’s around 1 hour and a half a week).

    Award-winning tutor support

    Our courses are studied entirely from home – but you still enjoy help at every step of the way from your dedicated expert tutor who can be contacted via our award-winning e-learning site.

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    Paving your way to better employment

    Whether you’re setting out on a brand new career path, aiming higher in your job or just getting started in employment, Open Study College are here to improve your career prospects.

    When you enrol, get in touch with our learner services and request your free Employability Guide. Our expert guide will help you understand the qualities and skills employers are looking for. It will also enable you to demonstrate your skills, so you stand out from other candidates.

    Once you have passed your course, you can take advantage of our free CV rewriting service. We will use our expertise to improve your chances of finding a job with a noticeable CV!

    At Open Study College, we help shape your future.

    To request your free copy of our Employability Guide and CV writing service email or call 03300 563100 and our friendly team will send you a link to access the guide.