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Overview - Learning Support Assistant Course

Due to the rise of mental issues in the population of the UK, the demand for learning support assistants is growing faster than ever. The UK has observed that the number of people with SEND (Special educational needs and disabilities) has increased by 40% in the last ten years. Our learning support assistant course will be great if you want to help those with SEND learn. 

At the beginning of the course, you will learn about the learning support assistant’s roles and responsibilities. You will also explore the policies and procedures to work with school children. Moreover, the course will assist you in developing better communication skills for dealing with children and building good relationships. As you move through the modules, the learning support assistant training will reveal multiple types of assessment used in schools. Besides, you will acquire the knowledge to ensure effective student assessment. 

This course will help you grasp all the skills necessary to learn support assistant jobs, like strong interpersonal skills. You will also understand the importance of patience and empathy when dealing with exceptional children. As an aspiring learning support assistant, you will also gain insights into safeguarding children and young people. You will become an individual who can detect signs of abuse and promote a safe learning environment. Plus, you will get in-depth knowledge on special education needs (SEN), professional development, and time & stress management. 

Join the course to pursue a career as a learning support assistant in the UK 

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Entry Requirements

There is no formal entry requirements for this Learning Support Assistant Course. You need to have:


CPD Certification from The Teachers Training:

Successfully completing the MCQ exam of this course qualifies you for a CPD-accredited certificate from The Teachers Training. You will be eligible for both PDF copy and hard copy of the certificate to showcase your achievement however you wish.

  • You can get your digital certificate (PDF) for £4.99 only

  • Hard copy certificates are also available, and you can get one for only £10.99

  • You can get both PDF and Hard copy certificates for just £12.99!

The certificate will add significant weight to your CV and will give you a competitive advantage when applying for jobs.

Course Curriculum

Learning Support Assistant - Updated Version
The Roles of a Learning Support Assistant (LSA) 00:28:00
Working with Children in a School 00:20:00
Assessing Students 00:13:00
Skills of A Learning Support Assistant 00:20:00
Providing for All Children 00:30:00
Safeguarding Children and Young People 00:20:00
Dealing with Emergencies 00:23:00
Special Educational Needs (SEN) 00:40:00
Professional Development 00:26:00
Time and Stress Management 00:22:00
Learning Support Assistant - Old Version
Module 01: Learning Support Assistant: Workplace & Work
Learning Support Assistant: Workplace & Works 00:30:00
Module 02: Teaching Methodologies
Teaching Methodologies 00:30:00
Module 03: Skills of a Learning Support Assistant
Skills of A Learning Support Assistant 00:20:00
Module 04: The Role and Responsibilities of the Learning Support Assistant
The Role and Responsibilities of the Learning Support Assistant 00:20:00
Module 05: SEN Teaching
SEN Teaching 01:00:00
Module 06: How to Support Pupils with Special Needs Part 1
Supporting Pupils with Special Needs (Part 01) 00:30:00
Module 07: How to Support Pupils with Special Needs Part 2
How to Support Pupils with Special Needs Part-2 00:50:00
Module 08: Safeguarding Children & Young People
Safeguarding Children and Young People 00:20:00


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    I recently completed the Learning Support Assistant course, and I am impressed with the comprehensive content it offered. The course commenced by providing a solid foundation with modules like “Learning Support Assistant: Workplace & Work” and “Working with Children in a School,” ensuring a clear understanding of the role and environment. Overall, this course is highly recommended for its thorough coverage, practical application, and emphasis on inclusivity in supporting diverse learning needs.

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