Course Overview

This qualification will enable you to develop the knowledge and skills needed when supporting teaching and learning in the school environment.


It is suitable for anyone working or looking to work in roles that support pupils’ learning including:


  • Teaching Assistants
  • Learning Support Assistants
  • Special Needs Assistants.

The course will run at Forster College - part of Bradford College.


Course Structure

You will be supported to achieve with classroom training, individual support and workplace assessments.


Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification but you will need to be at least 16 years of age and be working, volunteering or on practical placement as you will need to show competence in both knowledge and skills.


To apply contact Forster College, or pop in and see us at Reception.


Fourth Floor, City Training Services, 39/41 Chapel Street, Bradford, BD1 5BY


Call: 01274 765272

Email:[email protected]

Fully funded places are available subject to ESFA funding rules.

Information, Advice and Support

Careers Guidance

Help with choosing the right course and with thinking about where this might take you in the future.
Email: [email protected]

Student Finance

Money matters - you may be entitled to financial support whilst you study.
Tel: 01274 088349.
Email: [email protected]

Learning Support

Support for applicants with a learning difficulty, disability, illness or other learning need.
Tel: 01274 088344
Email: [email protected]

For all other queries call 01274 088088

Tuition Fees

If you are aged 19+ and studying a Further Education Course at Bradford College, you may have to pay course fees. Course fees are dependent on the number of hours and which course is being taken. Actual costs can be obtained from our team.
Email: [email protected].