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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. 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

  • Earn a free e-certificate upon successful completion.
  • Accessible, informative modules taught by expert instructors
  • Study in your own time, at your own pace, through your computer tablet or mobile device
  • Benefit from instant feedback through mock exams and multiple-choice assessments
  • Get 24/7 help or advice from our email and live chat teams
  • Full Tutor Support on Weekdays

Course Design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Video lessons
  • Online study materials
  • Assignment

Certificate of Achievement

Endorsed Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme

Once the course has been completed and the assessment has been passed, all students are entitled to receive an endorsed certificate. This will provide proof that you have completed your training objectives, and each endorsed certificate can be ordered and delivered to your address for only £99. Please note that overseas students may be charged an additional £10 for postage.

CPD Certificate of Achievement from Janets

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be able to obtain your course completion e-certificate free of cost. Print copy by post is also available at an additional cost of £9.99 and PDF Certificate at £4.99.


This course and/or training programme has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Method of Assessment

To successfully complete the course, students will have to take an automated multiple-choice exam. This exam will be online and you will need to score 60% or above to pass the course. After successfully passing the exam, you will be able to apply for a Quality Licence Scheme endorsed certificate of achievement.

To verify your enhanced skills in the subject, we recommend that you also complete the assignment questions. These can be completed at any time which is convenient for yourself and will be assessed by our in-house specialised tutors. Full feedback will then be given on your current performance, along with any further advice or support.

Who is this course for?

Anyone wanting to gain knowledge and experience in this industry are suitable for this intermediate-level teaching assistant training course. Therefore, no prior knowledge is compulsory for the course. Besides, experts 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 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 QLS 00:00:00
Assignment – EYFS Teaching Assistant Training Course 2 weeks, 5 days

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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.

EYFS Teaching Assistant Training Course


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