EYFS stands for Early Years Foundation Stage, related to the learning, development and care of children from birth to 5 years old. As an EYFS Teaching Assistant, you will work with a classroom of children, contributing to the planning and preparation of lessons, as well as conducting assessments and reports. Throughout the job, you’ll come in contact with the headteacher, teaching staff, other support staff and pupils.

Janets introduces the EYFS Teaching Assistant Training Course for anyone aspiring to or already working in this industry. After taking the course, you’ll gain skills and knowledge to perform effectively in this profession. Moreover, you will learn how to make assessment work within the EYFS setting and work with the course leaders to determine how to amplify the enjoyment, engagement, and progress of young learners whose first language is not English or who have special educational needs or disabilities. Learn how to organise and lead high-quality teaching practice in early years settings which make a lasting and positive impact on the well-being and learning of the children in your care. 

This online teaching assistant training course comprises 44 units that will take roughly 1 day to complete. Moreover, it is accompanied by instructional videos, practical illustrations, how-to instructions and advice. Also, you’ll have 1-year access to this course that enables you to study at your speed wherever you want. By completing the course, you’ll have a clear concept of how to become an EYFS teaching assistant and how you will stand out from the competition in this field. 

Why Choose this Course?

Upon successful completion of this teaching assistant training course, you’ll be able to: 

Course Design

The EYFS Teaching Assistant Training course is delivered through our e-learning platform and accessible with any internet-connected device like computer, laptop, or smartphone. No formal deadlines or teaching schedules are included that aids a flexible study plan. 

The experts will teach you via the following:


After completing the teaching assistant training course successfully, you’ll get an e-certificate without any cost. But, if you desire a print copy of the certificate, we can send it to you by post. For this, you will need to pay a minute amount of additional cost, which is £9.99 and PDF Certificate is available at £4.99.

Who is this course for?

Anyone wanting to gain comprehensive knowledge and inherent experience in this industry are suitable for this intermediate-level teaching assistant training course. Therefore, no additional qualification is compulsory for the course. Besides, professionals from this field have designed this course that ensures its high quality. This makes the course an excellent opportunity for all students from any academic backgrounds to attain in-depth knowledge of this profession.

Course Curriculum

EYFS Teaching Assistant Training Course - Updated Version
Introduction to the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) 00:12:00
Importance of Early Years Development 00:19:00
EYFS Teaching Techniques 00:14:00
Working as an EYFS Teacher 00:18:00
Promoting Learning & Development 00:29:00
Children Having Special Education Needs or Disabilities 00:16:00
Parents Guide to the Early Years Foundation Stage 00:09:00
Welfare Requirements 00:16:00
The EYFS Educational Philosophies and Privileges 00:13:00
Registration, Inspection, and Quality Improvement 00:10:00
EYFS Framework in 2021 00:10:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – EYFS Teaching Assistant Training Course 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – EYFS Teaching Assistant Training Course 00:20:00
EYFS Teaching Assistant Training Course - Old Version
Module 1: Introduction to EYFS Teaching and Early Years of Childhood Development
The Importance of Education in Early Childhood 00:15:00
Why is Education Important? 00:15:00
Key Benefits of Early Childhood Education 00:15:00
The Importance of Parent Involvement in Early Childhood Education 00:05:00
How Education Affects Early Childhood Development 00:15:00
Qualities of a Good Early Childhood Teacher 00:05:00
Module 2: Working as an EYFS Teacher
The Role of the Early Years Teacher 00:15:00
Working with Young Children 00:15:00
Teaching Kids Life Skills at an Early Age 00:15:00
Teach Preschool Kids to Count 00:15:00
Set Up a Reward System for Children 00:15:00
Teach New Skills by Acting out Scenes 00:05:00
Teach Kids About Their Feelings 00:05:00
Teach Self-Care Skills to Children with Special Needs 00:15:00
Teach Your Kids Time Management Skills 00:30:00
Requirements, Qualifications and Useful Skills 00:05:00
Module 3: Understanding the EYFS Framework
The Early Years Framework 00:30:00
Understanding the EYFS Framework 00:05:00
A Fair and Flexible Framework 00:05:00
Regulation of Learning and Development 00:15:00
Module 4: Promoting Learning and Development
The Learning and Development Requirements 00:30:00
The Early Learning Goals 00:15:00
The Characteristics of Effective Learning 00:30:00
Module 5: Curriculum for EYFS Teaching
The EYFS Curriculum Design 00:05:00
Learning and Teaching Through Play 00:30:00
Playful Learning and Playful Teaching 00:15:00
Module 6: Methods for EYFS Teaching
Teaching Methods 00:15:00
Strategies for 21st Century Early Childhood Teachers 00:15:00
Creating an Enabling Environment 00:30:00
Innovative Ideas to Make Your Teaching Methods More Effective 00:15:00
Module 7: Working with Children Having Special Education Needs or Disabilities (SEN/SEND)
Understand Constructivism in the Classroom and know your role as a teacher 01:00:00
SEN Code of Practice 01:00:00
Get an Understanding on SENCO 01:00:00
Classroom Management Strategies for Children with Special Needs 00:30:00
Physical Difficulties, Sensory Difficulties, Cognitive Impairments of Pupils 01:00:00
How to Deal with Pupils with Autism 00:30:00
Module 8: EYFS and Educational Philosophies and Exemptions to the EYFS
Montessori and the EYFS 00:05:00
The Montessori Approach 00:15:00
Exemptions from EYFS Learning and Development Requirements 00:15:00
Module 9: Promoting Child Welfare in the Early Years
Welfare Requirements become Safeguarding and Welfare Requirements 00:05:00
Staffing Roles and Responsibilities 00:05:00
Module 10: Finding Work as an EYFS Teacher
Early Years Teacher 00:30:00
Teaching Jobs: Where to Find Them and When to Apply 00:15:00
How to write a must-read CV 00:15:00
Order Your Certificate
Order your Certificate 00:00:00

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  1. 4

    the course itself was an amazing lerning opputionety to axpand my knowlegh and to work on

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    Really enjoyed this course.