Focus Awards Level 4 Certificate for Higher Level Teaching Assistants (RQF)
(QRN – 601/8533/8)
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 methods of working with individuals and small groups, as well as gaining essential insight into supporting pupils with special educational needs (SEN).
To successfully achieve this qualification a learner must complete all 7 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.
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
Entry is at the discretion of the centre; however, learners should be at least 16 years old to undertake this qualification.
This qualification is available in England and Northern Ireland.
To view the Qualification Specification please click here.
|Unit Title||Unit Ref||Level||GLH||TQT||Credit|
|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|