Teaching Assistant courses

If like us, you're passionate about empowering people through education and helping them become whatever they want to be, we reckon you'd be a fantastic teaching assistant. Because all the course material and tutor support are carried out online, our TA courses give you complete control, allowing you to study from home, at a time and pace that suits you.

Considering a career as a TA?

Learn how to get started with our useful how-to guide.

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Whether you’re looking to begin, progress or develop yourself in this industry, our selection of TA courses are perfect for any stage of your career.

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Gain nationally recognised qualifications essential to boosting or complimenting your TA career.

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Our handpicked tutors all have a solid background working in education. Providing unlimited tutor support, our geniuses make the perfect mentor for your TA journey.

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Dyslexia Awareness Level 2

Gain an awareness of how dyslexia affects people and explore the best approaches to providing the best support.
View course X234

NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism

Gain a broader understanding of autism as a neurological difference with this accredited level 2 course.
View course X215

Safeguarding in a Learning Environment

Learn the key competencies of child protection to keep children safe from harm, such as illness, abuse or injury.
View course X103

Specific Learning Difficulties Level 2 (SpLD)

An ideal NCFE CACHE qualification that quickly develops your understanding of specific learning difficulties.
View course X224

Supporting Teaching & Learning NCFE CACHE Level 2

Launch your teaching assistant career today with this nationally recognised course – no experience required!
View course X200

Teaching Assistant Level 3 Certificate

Become a fully qualified teaching assistant with this accredited, nationally recognised level 3 course.
View course X300

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Can I sign up for a Student Beans account and get Student Discounts?

Yes! One of the many benefits of being an Oxbridge student is that you get access to great discounts with a Student Beans account! Eligibility criteria apply and acceptance is made at the discretion of Student Beans. Find out how to sign up.

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Are these courses NVQs?

NVQs were replaced in 2015 by RQFs in 2015. Read more in our What is an NVQ? blog.

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What skills do you need to be a teaching assistant?

Becoming an effective teaching assistant can be challenging as well as rewarding, so you’ll need the right attributes to take on the demands of the position.

Here are a few of the skills and characteristics required for the role:

  • Positive outlook towards children and young people.
  • Patient, empathetic, and compassionate personality.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • A proactive approach to learning new skills, policies, and practices.
  • Innate respect for diversity and equality.
  • Outstanding team-working skills.
  • Creative aptitude.
  • A principled approach to safeguarding, wellbeing, and safety.
  • Professional attitude.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
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What is the role of a teaching assistant?

Working closely with teachers to create a safe, enjoyable learning environment, teaching assistants help empower children by providing them with the skills and abilities to succeed in and out of the classroom. Teaching assistants play a crucial part in a child’s education and well-being, making it an ideal career for anyone who adores the idea of unlocking people’s potential.

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Why enrol on a teaching assistant course with Oxbridge?

Online teaching assistant training courses are a popular way to access the industry because of the flexibility they offer. Our teaching assistant courses are designed to shape your future, your way – whatever skill level you may have.

Importantly, we understand the difference that great teaching assistants can make to the children they work with. So, from early years to a higher level, we want to help you achieve your goals so you can help them achieve theirs.

When you enrol with Oxbridge, you’ll benefit from our award-winning learning platform, course materials put together specifically for our students by industry experts, and teaching from experienced tutors. You can also book one-to-one sessions whenever you need to ensure you get the most out of your time with us.

Browse all our online courses or speak to one of our helpful learning advisers for more advice and guidance! 🙂

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