Your questions about Teaching Assistant Courses answered.
Yes you can! And at UK open College there is a wide variety of Teaching Assistant courses online that can help you achieve that goal! From the basics at Level 1 all the way through to qualifying at Level 4 as a HLTA. Take a look a our detailed Guide to Becoming a Teaching Assistant to find your pathway.
Although being in a placement is highly recommended on a voluntary or employed basis alongside your course, we also have options to study fully online. We know that finding a placement is not always possible, so there are alternatives.
You can enrol and start almost straight away, once you’ve enrolled you’ll get access to the online learning platform, no waiting for enrolment dates or the start of term!
If you are aged 16 or above and would like to support both the teaching staff and children in schools, then our courses are for you! You do not need any experience of working in a school to study with the UK Open College, just a passion for learning. We offer a range of recognised Teaching Assistant Qualifications from TQUK and CACHE that are also OFSTED approved.
These courses aim to teach you the supportive role of being a teaching assistant within the classroom. You can study these courses at your own pace, and there is no need to come to our offices for training which means you do not have any travel costs. Materials are either in paper format or online, depending on the Training Provider for your particular course.
One of the advantages of studying with us is that you can start your course at any time of the year. You do not have to wait for college intakes during September to get started. You will have the full support of our tutors and learning advisors who will be happy to help if you have any questions during your course.
You can take our course for beginners which takes sixty hours of study, or our Level 3 course which takes 180 hours, along with a work placement. You study for these courses in a timeframe that suits you and come with 12 months of support from a Tutor included in your course fees.
We also have a range of other courses which can be taken to compliment your Teaching Assistant course, such as our Short CPD Courses.
We pride ourselves on quality customer service, so if you have any questions or for more information on any of our range of Childcare courses, please don’t hesitate to speak to one of the members of our friendly Enrolment team on 0121 792 3872.
Spread the cost of your course and take advantage of our interest free payment plans (for UK based students).
Study anywhere you wish, whether it’s at home, at work, on the train, on the bus or even on holiday. An internet connection is all you need!
All students are able to access a dedicated tutor via email. In addition, our support team are only a phone call away on 0121 792 3872.