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Teaching Assistant Diploma Level 3

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Start a fulfilling career as a classroom assistant, or enhance your employability with specialist knowledge of teaching children with special educational needs, autism, ADHD or dyslexia, with this comprehensive online training course. You can study the Teaching Assistant Diploma Level 3 in your own time, with easy-to-understand lessons designed and delivered by qualified professionals.


Inspiring the next generation of learners is a noble pursuit, but one that doesn’t come lightly. Gain the confidence you need to be an effective teaching assistant, with a focus on special educational needs (SEN), autism, ADHD and dyslexia, with this distance learning course. Through video lectures and handouts you will learn about the fundamentals of teaching, classroom management strategies, the potential physical and sensory difficulties and cognitive impairments of pupils, and creating a safe teaching environment.

Benefits of studying the Teaching Assistant Diploma Level 3 with Victoria Education include

  • Easy-to-understand course materials designed by industry experts, accessible through your smartphone, laptop, desktop or tablet device
  • No hidden fees or costs — study a comprehensive course and earn a professional e-certificate upon successful completion
  • Get instant feedback from automated assessments and mock exams to gauge your progress
  • No formal deadlines or teaching schedule, meaning you can learn at your own pace
  • 24/7 help and support from your online tutors, through email and via our live online chat
  • Qualify for an NUS Extra card and gain access to over 200 fantastic deals from high street brands and one free year of ISIC unlocking over 42,000 international discounts

How is this qualification is delivered?

Our courses are taught entirely online, meaning you can access the materials wherever, whenever, at a pace that suits you, without formal deadlines or teaching schedules.

The courses are delivered through

  • Video lessons
  • PDF handouts
  • Mock exams
  • Online assessment

These can be accessed through any device with an internet connection. Our e-learning platform is optimised for use on mobile, tablet, laptops and desktop computers.

Mandatory units

The Teaching Assistant Diploma Level 3 consists of six mandatory modules

  • Fundamentals of Teaching
  • Teaching Methodologies
  • SEN Teaching
  • Autism
  • ADHD
  • Dyslexia


The assessment at the end of the course is a multiple-choice exam taken through our online platform. The system is fully automated so you will receive your results instantly upon completion.


Upon successful completion you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised professional qualification. You can order a PDF Certificate for £12.

Who is this course for?

Our Teaching Assistant Diploma Level 3 is aimed at anyone wishing to start working in such roles or existing professionals wishing to boost their skills and employability.

Our courses are open to learners of all levels with no formal experience or qualifications required to enrol. However, learners should be aged 16 or over and have a good understanding of English language, numeracy and IT.

Career path

Studying this course would benefit a range of careers, but would specifically boost employability in roles including

  • Teaching assistant
  • Special educational needs (SEN) teacher
  • Classroom assistant
  • Teacher
  • Social service roles
  • Private tutoring
  • Other educational roles

Course Curriculum

The Foundations of Teaching
Children & Young People’s development 01:00:00
Maintaining excellent relationships with students and their families 01:00:00
Children & Young People Safeguarding 01:00:00
Various Teaching Techniques
Section 1 01:00:00
Section 2 01:00:00
Section 3 01:00:00
Section 4 01:00:00
Section 5 01:00:00
Section 6 01:00:00
Section 7 00:30:00
Section 8 00:30:00
Section 9 01:00:00
Section 10 00:30:00
Section 11 01:00:00
Section 12 01:00:00
Section 13 01:00:00
Section 14 01:00:00
Section 15 01:00:00
Teaching Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Students
Special Educational Needs Essentials 00:30:00
What is the role of a Teacher? 01:00:00
SEN Code of Practice 01:00:00
What is the SENCO? 01:00:00
Strategies to deal with SEN students 00:30:00
Awareness of Various disabilities amongst students 01:00:00
Managing Autistic Students 00:30:00
General Explanation of Learning Difficulties 01:00:00
SEN student’s anger management techniques 00:30:00
Down Syndrome Students 00:30:00
Plenary of SEN 00:30:00
Assisting Autistic students
Autism Essentials 00:30:00
The onset of Autism in a Child 01:30:00
Family background 01:30:00
The Characteristics of Autism 01:00:00
Autism – Speech and Communication 01:00:00
Communication via body language 01:00:00
Medicines and materials 00:30:00
History of Autism 00:30:00
The case for further research into Autism 00:30:00
Treatment of Autism 01:00:00
Assessment of Autism 00:30:00
Autism Myths 00:30:00
The signs of Autism within younger children 00:30:00
Coping Mechanisms for Families 00:30:00
Asperger’s Syndrome V Autism 01:00:00
Animal Friendly Autism 01:00:00
Educating Children with Autism 01:00:00
Behaviours of an Autistic child 00:30:00
The Autism Society of America 00:30:00
Preparing the home for Autistic Child 00:30:00
Nutrition for Autistic sufferers 01:00:00
Bathroom education 01:00:00
Challenges of the Autistic Adult 01:00:00
Treatments – Alternatives 01:00:00
Assisting students with ADHD
ADHD 101 00:30:00
What are the causes of ADHD? 00:30:00
Assessment of ADHD 00:30:00
Treatment – ADHD 00:30:00
Education and ADHD 00:30:00
What reasonable adjustments are allowed for ADHD students? 01:00:00
Adults suffering from ADHD 00:30:00
Assisting students with dyslexia
Dyslexia 101 01:00:00
Symptoms of Dyslexia 00:30:00
Mutual conditions 00:30:00
Assessing Dyslexia 00:30:00
Preparing the classroom for dyslexic students 00:30:00
Dyslexia – Techniques and Methods 00:30:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Teaching Assistant Diploma Level 3 00:30:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Teaching Assistant Diploma Level 3 00:30:00

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    I am very passionate about teaching children with special needs, so I'm glad
    that I browsed for online courses and ended with this site. It surely has helped me
    enhance my skills in teaching.

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