Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate for Higher Level Teaching Assistants (RQF)

Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate for Higher Level Teaching Assistants (RQF)

(QRN – 601/8533/8)

 

 

Qualification Overview

The Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate for Higher Level Teaching Assistants (RQF) is aimed at those learners currently working as a teaching assistant who wish to progress to Higher Level Teaching Assistant status.

The Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate for Higher Level Teaching Assistants (RQF) will provide learners with the knowledge and understanding when analysing and addressing the different challenges that classroom assistants are likely to encounter.  Learners will also understand working with individuals and with small groups as well as gaining essential insight into supporting pupils with special educational needs (SEN).

 

 

Qualification structure

To successfully achieve this qualification a learner must complete all seven mandatory units, achieving a total of 36 Credits.

 

 

Learner entry requirements

Learners are required to be working within a school as a teaching assistant.

Focus Awards does not set any other entry requirements but training providers or colleges may have their own guidelines.

 

 

Progression routes

On successful achievement of the Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate For Higher Level teaching Assistants (RQF) learners may wish to progress onto becoming a teacher.  Qualifications could include the following:

  • Level 3 Award in Education and Training
  • Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training
  • Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training

 

 

Age Ranges

Entry is at the discretion of the centre; however learners should be 16 to undertake this qualification.

 

 

Geographical Coverage

This qualification is available in England and Northern Ireland.

 

 

Qualification Specification

To view the Qualification Specification please click here.

Unit Title Unit Ref Level   GLH TQT Credit
Mandatory Units
Professional Knowledge and Development for  Higher Level Teaching Assistants D/508/2483 4 12 42 4
Child Development and well being H/508/2484 4 12 42 4
Supporting Children and Young People with Special Educational Needs K/508/2485 4 13 43 4
Promoting childen and young peoples Positive Behaviour H/508/2486 4 12 42 4
Working with individual and groups of learners T/508/2487 4 13 84 8
Positive working relationships T/508/2490 4 13 43 4
Curriculum planning, monitoring, delivery and assesment T/508/2490 4 12 84 8