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What Qualifications Can a Teaching Assistant Take?

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The following Teaching Assistant qualifications will help demonstrate you have the knowledge to working as a teaching assistant. It’s possible to get a teaching assistant job without any qualifications specific to the job role but achieving a teaching assistant qualification will improve your chances of getting shortlisted for an interview and securing a position. They’re also valuable qualifications if you’re already working as a teaching assistant and want to progress your career.

Level 1 and 2 Teaching Assistant qualifications are knowledge based and don’t require you to have a teaching assistant job, or to get some experience in a classroom setting to complete the course. 

We offer a range of courses useful for teaching assistants and school support staff through our courses page, so make sure you check it out!

Level 1 Teaching Assistant Courses

Level 2 Teaching Assistant Courses

Level 3 Teaching Assistant Courses

Level 4 Teaching Assistant Courses

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