The convenient way to become a Teaching Assistant

Join over 120,000 people who improved their skills with us. Study a recognised qualification from home at your own pace

Study a Teaching Assistant course with us

Study a nationally recognised Teaching Assistant Qualification with flexible learning to suit you. Perfect for helping you on your way to your dream job.

If you are unable to study full time then a distance learning course is the perfect solution. Study at your own pace online & from home.

Working with children can be rewarding, and satisfying with a fantastic range of work and fun.

We have nationally recognised Teaching Assistant Qualifications to help you on your dream career path.

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    What is a Teaching Assistant?

    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.

    Trusted qualifications

    Our Teaching Assistant courses are nationally recognised by Ofqual (the government qualifications department). Study with confidence knowing you’re on an official regulated course.

    We have Ofqual courses from the following:

    CACHE: The UK’s leading specialist awarding body for the education and care sector. They are officially recognised by Ofqual and RQF

    TQUK: Training Qualifications UK are an awarding body offering nationally recognised courses officially regulated by Ofqual and RQF.

    All Ofqual courses are part of the RQF (Regulated Qualifications Framework)

    Study from home, at your own pace

    If you struggle to find time to study every day at a traditional college, a home learning course is an ideal solution. Over 120,000 people have studied with us from home and enjoyed full support from a tutor.

    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).

    Who are CACHE?

    CACHE are the UK’s only specialist awarding organisation for the children and adult care sector.

    CACHE have performed detailed, rigorous checks to ensure our Teaching Assistant course meets their high standards.

    CACHE alumni

    Open Study College are committed to helping you improve your education and progress within your career, and this includes after you have completed your studies.

    Which is why we are now offering you a year’s FREE membership with the CACHE Alumni on completion of studying your CACHE course.

    CACHE Alumni is a Professional Membership Network for those who work in the CACHE Sector. It is for qualified professionals and offers relevant news updates, topical resources and careers information. Access tailored advice and e-learning modules to help enhance your learning even after your studies are complete.

    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.

    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.

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