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Teaching Assistant Complete Course (TA, SEN, Autism, ADHD & Dyslexia)

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Teaching Assistant Course Description

Every child has a right to education, be it a healthy child or someone with special educational needs. There are many forms of SEN, including Autism, ADHD and Dyslexia, and this teaching assistant certificate will help you on the path to becoming a fully qualified teaching assistant. 

Teaching is a hugely rewarding profession, and to work with children with learning difficulties and special educational needs requires skills in patience and leadership. If you’re interested in becoming a qualified classroom assistant, or SEN teacher, then enrol in this Teaching Assistant Complete Course (TA, SEN, Autism, ADHD & Dyslexia) today and get professional online teacher training for supporting teaching and learning at a foundation stage.

This teaching assistant online course will help to enhance your career opportunities when pursuing teaching jobs. Divided into five sections, explore key topics such as lesson planning, safeguarding, health and safety, learning difficulties and teaching methods. You’ll start with learning about the role of a teaching assistant, and then will move onto a wide range of issues including the formation of habits, memorising techniques, ways to stimulate capacity for creative, moral, social conduct, and much more. You’ll also get introduced to the SEN teaching code of practice, and how to manage anger and other behavioural issues.

Finally, you’ll get an extended portion on autism and small sections, each referring to ADHD and dyslexia. Enrol in this teaching assistant course today and decide to make a difference in the lives of children and young people with educational needs and disabilities.

Who is the course for?

  • People interested in learning more about special needs of different kinds
  • Professionals interested in accelerating their journey to become a teaching assistant to special needs children

Entry Requirement

  • This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds.
  • Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.


  • At the end of the course, you will be required to sit an online multiple-choice test. Your test will be assessed automatically and immediately so that you will instantly know whether you have been successful.
  • Before sitting for your final exam, you will have the opportunity to test your proficiency with a mock exam.


  • After you have successfully passed the test, you will be able to obtain an Accredited Certificate of Achievement. You can however also obtain a Course Completion Certificate following the course completion without sitting for the test. Certificates can be obtained either in hardcopy at the cost of £39 or in PDF format at the cost of £24.
  • PDF certificate’s turnaround time is 24 hours, and for the hardcopy certificate, it is 3-9 working days.

Why choose us?

  • Affordable, engaging & high-quality e-learning study materials;
  • Tutorial videos/materials from the industry-leading experts;
  • Study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform;
  • Efficient exam systems for the assessment and instant result;
  • The UK & internationally recognized accredited qualification;
  • Access to course content on mobile, tablet or desktop from anywhere anytime;
  • The benefit of career advancement opportunities;
  • 24/7 student support via email.

Career Path

Teaching Assistant Complete Course (TA, SEN, Autism, ADHD & Dyslexia) is a useful qualification to possess and would be beneficial for any professions or career from any industry you are in such as:

  • Teaching Assistant
  • SEN Teacher
  • Social Worker

Course Curriculum

Teaching Assistant
Module 01: Teaching Assistant Overview 00:23:00
Module 02: Professional Developments for a TA 00:29:00
Module 03: Working with the School and Its Policies 00:26:00
Module 04: Discussion on Curriculum, Assessment and Monitoring 00:25:00
Module 05: Providing the Best Learning Environment 00:20:00
Module 06: Learn to Implement ICT, Literacy and Numeracy Development Processes as a TA 00:16:00
Module 07: Child Development and the SEN Support 00:18:00
Module 08: Understanding Behaviour & Relationships as a TA 00:21:00
Module 09: Experienced TAs Maintain Strong Communications with the Students 00:16:00
Module 10: Career Prospects for TAs in the UK 00:25:00
SEN Teaching
Module 01: Special Education Needs (SEN) An Overview 00:08:00
Module 02: SEN Support 00:12:00
Module 03: High Quality Teaching for Pupils with SEN 00:09:00
Module 04: SEN Teaching Methodologies 00:20:00
Module 05: Communication and Interaction 00:16:00
Module 06: Cognition and Learning 00:20:00
Module 07: Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties 00:11:00
Module 08: Sensory or Physical Needs 00:15:00
Module 09: Working in Partnership 00:09:00
Autism Awareness
Module 01: Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) 00:25:00
Module 02: Learning Difficulties Related to Autism 00:23:00
Module 03: Autism Diagnosis 00:16:00
Module 04: Cognitive Approaches in Autism 00:17:00
Module 05: Dealing with Autistic Individuals 00:22:00
Module 06: Other Considerations for Dealing with Autistic Individuals 00:19:00
Module 07: Engagement in Autism Awareness 00:13:00
ADHD Awareness
Module 01: Introduction to ADHD 00:13:00
Module 02: ADHD in Young and Adults 00:19:00
Module 03: ADHD in Family Settings 00:12:00
Module 04: ADHD in Educational Settings and Parent Training 00:19:00
Module 05: ADHD and Attention Difficulties 00:15:00
Module 06: Cognitive Approaches in ADHD 00:16:00
Module 07: The Organisation of Care for ADHD 00:21:00
Module 01: Introduction to Dyslexia 00:18:00
Module 02: Dyslexia and Learning Difficulties 00:18:00
Module 03: Dyslexia in the School 00:23:00
Module 04: Cognitive Approaches in Dyslexia 00:16:00
Module 05: The Legal Rights of Dyslexics 00:14:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Teaching Assistant Complete Course (TA, SEN, Autism, ADHD & Dyslexia) 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Teaching Assistant Complete Course (TA, SEN, Autism, ADHD & Dyslexia) 00:20:00

Course Reviews


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  1. Georgia Hall


    Effortlessly understandable and very resourceful course. Highly recommended!

  2. Taylor Wilson


    This course is excellent for teachers who want to learn how to deal with various mental health problems. It has proven to be highly beneficial to me in my career as a teacher.

  3. Alexandra Watkins


    This course helped me understand how to deal with students with mental problems. Thanks for giving me the chance to gain this extremely helpful skill.

  4. Brandon Boyle


    I’m happy I took this course because now I can work with children with learning disabilities and special educational needs.

  5. Oscar Charlton


    Taking this course was a tremendous boost for my teaching career. I have gained valuable skills and a precious certificate to enrich my CV. Though this course covered a lot of topics, it didn’t seem tedious or complex. The course design was admirable; I enjoyed this course very much.

  6. Joel Nicholls


    I’m grateful for the great opportunity to learn from this course. This course set me on the road to becoming a professional teaching assistant.

  7. Eleanor Thornton


    Excellent course to start preparing for a career as a TA. I refer this course to all who wish to begin a career in the teaching sector.

  8. Eve Iqbal


    Taking this course was a tremendous boost for my teaching career. I have gained valuable skills and a precious certificate to enrich my CV.

  9. Peter Gardner


    I liked how the modules were divided into manageable segments. It was straightforward and enjoyable to learn.

  10. Zoe Chamberlain


    This course provided me valuable insight on dyslexia, It gave me the ability to provide better care to my dyslexic students.




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