Become an accomplished, confident classroom assistant with a specific focus on supporting special educational needs (SEN) students with this online course of autism training for teachers. Designed and taught by expert instructors with years of experience, you will learn everything from teaching fundamentals and practical classroom methodologies to how to provide support to children with special educational needs, dyslexia and ADHD.

The Teaching Assistant Complete Course is delivered through engaging, informative video lessons, PDF handouts, practical exercises and automated assessments. With this autism training for teachers, you will become an expert in understanding child development, safeguarding the welfare of children and adapting to physical, sensory and cognitive impairments and reasonable adjustments for pupils on the autistic spectrum. This online teaching assistant course will also provide you with broader, transferable skills in professional classroom management and communication.

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
  • Mock exams
  • Multiple-choice assessment

Certification

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.

Who is this course for?

Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and a professional qualification attesting to your knowledge.

The Teaching Assistant Complete Course (TA, SEN, Autism, ADHD & Dyslexia) is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.

Career path

Training offered by the Teaching Assistant Complete Course (TA, SEN, Autism, ADHD & Dyslexia) could potentially benefit a range of roles, but would particularly enhance careers as a

  • Teaching Assistant
  • Classroom Assistant
  • SEN Teacher
  • Support Worker
  • Other professional education roles

Course Curriculum

Fundamentals of Teaching
Understanding the Development of Children and Young Person 01:00:00
Communication and Professional Relationships with Pupils and Family 01:00:00
Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young Person 01:00:00
Teaching Methodologies
Chapter (i) 01:00:00
Chapter (ii) 01:00:00
Chapter (iii) 01:00:00
Chapter (iv) 01:00:00
Chapter (v) 01:00:00
Chapter (vi) 01:00:00
Chapter (vii) 00:30:00
Chapter (viii) 00:30:00
Chapter (ix) 01:00:00
Chapter (x) 00:30:00
Chapter (xi) 01:00:00
Chapter (xii) 01:00:00
Chapter (xiii) 01:00:00
Chapter (xiv) 01:00:00
Chapter (xv) 01:00:00
SEN Teaching
Introduction to Special Educational Needs (SEN) 00:30:00
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
Understanding Learning Difficulties 01:00:00
Anger Management Methods for Pupils With Special Needs 00:30:00
Teaching Children with Down Syndrome 00:30:00
Conclusion SEN 00:30:00
Autism
Introduction to Autism 00:20:00
Causes and Diagnosis of Autism 00:45:00
Other Conditions Associated with ASD 01:00:00
In-depth Understanding and Dealing with Autistic Behaviour 01:00:00
Socialising and Communication 00:45:00
Choosing Schools 00:45:00
What Should Teachers Do? 00:30:00
Sex Education and Puberty 00:30:00
Interventions: Treatments and Therapies for Autism 00:45:00
Government policies on autism in England 00:30:00
ADHD
What is ADHD? 00:30:00
Causes of ADHD 00:30:00
Diagnosing ADHD 00:30:00
Treating ADHD 00:30:00
ADHD and Education 00:30:00
Reasonable Adjustments: ADHD 01:00:00
Adults with ADHD 00:30:00
Dyslexia
What is Dyslexia? 01:00:00
Identifying Dyslexia 00:30:00
Co-occurring Conditions 00:30:00
Diagnosing Dyslexia 00:30:00
Creating Dyslexia Friendly Environment 00:30:00
Solutions for Dyslexia 00:30:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Teaching Assistant Complete Course (TA, SEN, Autism, ADHD & Dyslexia) 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Teaching Assistant Complete Course (TA, SEN, Autism, ADHD & Dyslexia) 00:20:00

Course Reviews

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  1. Best Course

    5

    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.

  2. Michael Sells

    5

    This course was great! It was interesting, well-informed and easy to understand.

  3. Edward Mitchell

    5

    Extremely recommended for anyone who needs to develop knowledge, skills and a more-or-less quick guide on getting your dream teaching job!

  4. Eddie Haley

    4

    Interesting course! Great lessons and advice that allowed me to land a teaching job that I tried so long to get. Really grateful for it.

  5. Anna Healy

    5

    Very professional and convenient. I absolutely enjoyed doing my course, and the tutor helped me with advice and guidance when I needed support. Thanks a ton!

  6. Sean Thomas

    4

    Wonderful course! I have taken benefit of all the information. Thanks for the instructor for his great and simple explanation. Highly recommended!

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