Stonebridge logo
0121 392 8288
Higher Level Teaching Assistants (RQF) Level 4 Certificate
7 LESSONS
£799.99£599.99
SPECIAL MARCH DEAL: CLAIM UP TO 25% OFF
Enrol on one course and
get one at half price

*Terms & Conditions apply
# bf

*Discount code will be given once enrolled on 1st course. 2nd course offer does not apply to Access to HE Diplomas, RQF or QCF courses and must be less value than 1st course.

Enrol Now

Higher Level Teaching Assistants (RQF) Level 4 Certificate

This qualification is designed to help teaching assistants to expand their skills. If you work in a school environment and want to take the next step in your career, then the Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate for Higher Level Teaching Assistants (RQF) (60185338) is for you.

Teaching assistants provide essential support and feedback in a classroom. With professional training, you can increase your responsibilities and salary by becoming a higher level teaching assistant. As you progress, you can take on the task of teaching lessons, setting learning objectives and managing a class.

What will I learn?

  • Find out more about the day-to-day duties of a higher level teaching assistant and requirements for the role.
  • Understand child development and the factors that can influence it.
  • Support students who need extra help or have special educational needs (SEN).
  • Develop the skills you need to react to challenging situations and promote positive behaviour.
  • Plan effective learning activities, tailored to both groups and individuals. 
  • Encourage communication with children, teachers and parents.
  • Teach lessons to suit a range of different ability and language levels.

All this and much, much more.

How can I study?

Complete this qualification in your free time, from home. Distance learning offers the flexibility to update your skills, while working full-time. Benefit from the support of a personal tutor and connect with Stonebridge’s vibrant online community.

What could I do after taking this course?

Following the Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate for Higher Level Teaching Assistants (RQF), you can apply to be a higher level teaching assistant. This challenging and rewarding job will see you play a key role in the classroom.

Have you always wanted to lead your own class and have a direct impact on children’s learning? This respected Level 4 qualification will open up many exciting career opportunities, whilst giving you the confidence to work independently.

In the future, you may decide to go on to further study at Level 5. If you have ambitions to become a teacher, you can apply to university and gain a PGCE. Success in the education industry can also come in many forms. There are numerous opportunities in coaching, community work, administration and assessment.

Workplace setting

All learners must have a work placement arranged to be able to gather the evidence for the course. The position can be either paid or unpaid in order to complete the qualification in a suitable setting.

You are required to undertake a minimum of 50 hours work experience within a school. The placement will need to be in an infant, primary, junior or secondary school, supporting learners between the ages of 4/5 (reception/EYFS class) and 16. You can support children in academies as well as mainstream, independent or specialist settings.

Please note: the work experience cannot be achieved in any of the following settings:

• Nursery

• Pre-school

• After School Club

• Holiday Club

• College

• University

• Any other external learning sources i.e. open learning colleges, Sunday schools etc.

Are there flexible payment choices available for this course?

Yes, we’ve tried to make it easy as possible for you to register onto one of our courses.

We understand that not everyone always has the cash needed, to pay for their course upfront, at the time when they want to start their course. So we offer different ways to pay to help you spread the cost over a longer period.

In total we have 3 ways in which you can pay for your course, choose the payment method that suits you best:

  • Payment in Full
  • Interest Fee Payment Plan
  • Career Starter Loans

Click to find out more

Are you ready to change your life?

If you are ready to take the next step click on the "ENROL" button below or request a callback from one of our careers advisors for more information

ENROL NOW REQUEST A CALLBACK

You can enrol today and pay much, much later

We’ve tried to make it easy as possible for you to register onto one of our courses. We understand that not everyone always has the cash needed, to pay for their course upfront, at the time when they want to start their course. So we offer different ways to pay to help you spread the cost over a longer period.

We also allow you to choose whether you want to study your course via the traditional paper based method or online study where you have access to all your course materials immediately. When you proceed through the checkout process you will be given the option to select your preferred method of study.

Payment Method
iPay in Full
Total Price: £599.99
Enrol
iPay using 0% APR Instalment Plan*
Deposit: £19.99
Instalments: £78.00
Monthly Payments: 10
Cashback: £100.00
Total Price: £699.99
Enrol
iPay using 'Career Starter' Loans
Deposit: £29.15
Instalments: £18.63
Monthly Payments: 36
Total Price: £699.99
Enrol
Payment Method Deposit Instalments Monthly Payments Cashback Total Price
(after cashback)
iPay in Full £599.99 Small blue cross Small blue cross Small blue cross £599.99 Enrol
iPay using 0% APR Instalment Plan* £19.99 £78.00 10 £100.00 £699.99 Enrol
iPay using 'Career Starter' Loans £29.15 £18.63 36 Small blue cross £699.99 Enrol

*Cashback will be paid to you once you have finished paying for your course in full. For more information, please see our cash back terms and conditions. The total amount payable over the term’s period, is no more than the total cash price of the course. (APR = 0%). Written quotations are available on request.

Stonebridge Associated Colleges Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (Consumer Credit License: 673930).

If you opt to study via the paper based method there is an additional postage charge which will be highlighted during the checkout. (Royal Mail First Class = £10 per course or Royal Mail Second Class = £5 per course).


Learners who studied this course also viewed these courses:

Higher Level Teaching Assistants (RQF) Level 4 Certificate

SPECIAL MARCH DEAL £799.99£599.99
Green Prospectus
View The 2017 Stonebridge Prospectus
Independent User Feedback
Our courses rate: 98%

The benefits of NUS extra with Stonebridge

You are eligible to enrol on our NUS Extra scheme for just £9.99 and claim big discounts. As a registered Stonebridge student, you can use the NUS extra card to get money off:

Beauty • Eating Out • Entertainment • Fashion • Finance • Health & Fitness • Music & Technology • Supermarket food shopping & Travel

 Learn more about NUS extra

Benefits of NUS extra

Student success story

Gill's Story
Gill's Story

I’m working twice as hard and earning half as much, but I wouldn’t change for the world

When you work closely with young children, playing a part in their development, it is worth much more than you could possibly imagine. The work of a teaching assistant maybe challenging, varied and tiring but you really do “make a difference” in the lives of your young pupils...

 Read more

Latest blog posts

Small lightbulb
Explore careers in autism through our flexible qualification

Posted on 27-03-2017

Working with autistic children It’s World Autism Awareness Week and we’re joining organisations across the UK in campaigning for knowledge about this lifelong condition to be more widespread. Individuals...

 Read more

hand on book with keyboard

RQF Courses

There are a limited number of Career Starter Loans available to fund the fees for the courses listed below. Spread the cost of your course, with a Career Starter Loan, over a period of 36 months with a typical APR of only 12.9% APR.

 Learn more about funded courses

Video Library

Woman with 600 courses text in background
Improve Your Career

Gain a recognised qualification...enjoy success!

Video still woman smiling
Ruth's Story

Click here to watch how we helped Ruth Realise her dreams!

People working in foot health clinic
Foot Health Practitioner

View our Foot Health video.


Share this page
Sign up to our newsletter

There's a whole lot happening at Stonebridge and in the world of learning. Sign up for our newsletter and you'll be among the first to know about it! All fields are required.