Introduction to Working as a Teaching Assistant – For Lambeth Residents Only

Introduction to Working as a Teaching Assistant – For Lambeth Residents Only

The Introduction to Working as a Teaching Assistant course will provide a good insight into the role of Teaching Assistant in Schools. The course will also help to prepare you for the L2  Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools.

During the course you will cover the following:

  • Identify the roles & responsibilities of a Teaching Assistant
  • Child and young person development
  • Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people
  • Schools as organizations
  • Look at jobs available in schools



We have adapted our classroom courses to online learning to support you through these difficult times. You can still expect the same high standards of support from our tutors who will continue to deliver classroom-based courses in the format of Zoom seminars and Teams online classes. You can also expect regular one to one support via e-mail and phone calls.
You will need internet access and a working tablet, laptop or PC.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course but you should have basic English writing skills.


There is no formal qualification for this course, but you will get an in-house certificate.

Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone who is interested in starting or developing a new career in Working as a Teaching Assistant in Schools. If you are not sure if working with children is what you want to do, you can try this short course before you commit to a qualification.

Course Benefits

  • Short term commitment to a course will give you a taste of what it is like to study and work as a Teaching Assistant.
  • Learn online from the safety and comfort of your own home.
  • High-quality and interactive online classes.
  • Classes are scheduled, yet flexible, with regular breaks (to attend to the kids and manage the homeschooling whilst studying for yourself).
  • Understanding and helpful tutors who can help you manage your studies and keep you on track.

If you are interested in applying, please complete the following quick form and we will be in contact to support you with your application. You will receive useful information about whether you are eligible for government funding, course fees, start dates and much more.

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Quick Facts


9.30 am – 3.30 pm


Fully funded subject to eligibility criteria.

During the Christmas holidays LLC offices will be closed and we will re-open the 2nd January 2020.

We see you having a great Christmas and a Happy New Year