Teaching Assistant Level 2 and Child Psychology Level 3

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With our Teaching Assistant and Child Psychology bundle, you can expand your earning potential while simultaneously growing your understanding of how to provide the most effective support for children.

2 Course bundle

Worth £765.00
You save £235.00

Teaching Assistant Level 2 and Child Psychology Level 3

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About This Course

Ready to advance your career in school support, enhance your skills and increase your earning potential? Our Teaching Assistant Level 2 and Child Psychology Level 3 online bundle is the perfect opportunity.

Our Teaching Assistant Level 2 course is designed for those passionate about working with children to contribute to their development and learning. No prior experience or qualifications are required. You can study at your own pace, from the comfort of home.

As a teaching assistant, you’ll play a crucial role in classroom management, support individualised learning, and help teachers deliver effective lessons. This course covers planning, school policies, behavioural management, positive relationships with children, observation methods, and more.

The Child Psychology Level 3 course will open your understanding of a child’s mind, including their development stages, teenage years, and emotional needs. Dive into the importance of play, cognitive and emotional development, and social interactions.

Kickstart your journey into education and child psychology!

Course Units:

Teaching Assistant Level 2:

Unit 1: The Role of the Teaching Assistant

  • Different levels and types of teaching assistant roles
  • Supporting pupils with special educational needs
  • Supporting a pupils with English as an additional language
  • Professional standards for teaching assistants
  • Essential qualities required for the role of teaching assistant
  • Beginning a career as a teaching assistant

Unit 2: Developing Strong Communication and Relationship Skills with Children and Adults

  • Benefits of positive relationships and communication in the classroom
  • Strategies for developing strong relationships and communication in the classroom
  • Communication between the teacher and teaching assistant
  • Communicating with parents and carers
  • Using positive behaviour strategies to strengthen relationships
  • Creating a climate of positive behaviour management

Unit 3: Supporting the School and your Colleagues

  • Supporting whole school values
  • Supporting approaches to teaching and learning and behaviour management
  • Supporting an enriched curriculum
  • Supporting the teacher, special educational needs leader and senior management team
  • Supporting parents and carers, family workers and attendance officers

Unit 4: Legislation and Policies to Ensure Safeguarding and Pupil Wellbeing

  • Introduction to safeguarding and well-being
  • Key legislations to support safeguarding and well-being in schools
  • Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Policy
  • Behaviour Policy and Anti-Bullying Policy
  • Equality and Inclusion Policy
  • Child Protection Policy
  • Mental Health Policy
  • Pupil Premium Policy

Unit 5: Supporting the Development of Children and Young People

  • Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
  • A whole school approach to embedding the ECM Framework
  • Stages of development from birth to adolescence
  • Key factors that shape child development
  • Supporting children and young people’s healthy development
  • Reducing factors that are a risk to mental health
  • Promoting mental health
  • Teaching social and emotional skills
  • Social and emotional development interventions

Unit 6: Planning and Delivering Learning Activities

  • Key elements of planning an effective lesson
  • Effective teaching and learning strategies
  • Planning activities in mathematics and English
  • Planning and delivering activities for pupils with a wide range of needs
  • Different stages of SEND and support for SEND pupils
  • Supporting pupils with English as an additional language

Child Psychology Level 3

Unit 1: An Introduction to Child Psychology

  • Introduction to childhood
  • A history of childhood education
  • Branches of psychology
  • History of psychology
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Behaviourism
  • Alternate approaches to psychology
  • Ways of researching
  • Working with children

Unit 2: Cognitive Development

  • Language basics
  • The stages of cognitive development
  • Using language in child psychology
  • Forming logic
  • Steps in the perceptual process
  • Piaget’s theory
  • Socialisation in children

Unit 3: Relationships and Attachment

  • Versions of attachment
  • Different types of attachment
  • Disruption of attachment
  • Nature and nurture
  • Natural behaviour
  • John Bowlby
  • Early relationships

Unit 4: Cognition and Memory

  • Memory processes
  • Short-term memory
  • Long-term memory
  • Memory and learning
  • Stimulating memory
  • How a child’s mind works
  • A child’s perception
  • Child psychology in context

Unit 5: Emotional Changes

  • Learning theories
  • Cognitive priming
  • Kohlberg’s perspective
  • Stages and levels of moral development
  • Eisenberg’s theory
  • Developing emotions
  • Temperament

Unit 6: Development into Adolescence

  • Adolescence theories
  • Milestones
  • Changes into adolescence


This course is assessed using a series of written assignments that are designed to test your knowledge of the course materials. These will need to be sent to your personal tutor for marking, whereupon they will supply you with helpful tips and feedback. No external examinations are required.

Required Knowledge

There is no requirement to have any background knowledge of qualifications to complete/enrol on this course and your tutor will provide support from day one! If you do have any additional learning requirements, please let your tutor know as they will then be able to tailor their feedback and support around your requirements.

Awarding Body

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive certification from National Institution of Qualifications (NIOQ).

This course has been designed to meet the requirements of specific learners or employers. It is endorsed by National Institution of Qualifications, meaning the course has undergone external quality checks to ensure that they are maintained and delivered to an excellent standard.

National Institution of Qualifications are a national certificating organisation. Endorsement of our courses ensures learners have access to high quality materials that cover all learning outcomes, helping them to achieve their potential.


You will receive the teaching assistant level 2 assignments and a comprehensive study guide, alongside your very own personal tutor who can provide you with unlimited support via our learner management system.

Our student support team can also handle any other queries you may have whilst completing your course, meaning you never have to struggle or feel isolated in your studies. Instead, our team will always be on hand to help throughout the full 12-month duration of your course (you are able to complete earlier than 12 months).

Frequently Asked Questions

This is a question that our team are often asked, there are many reasons but here are the main reasons to choose Association of Learning:

  • No hidden charges, the price you see includes everything, from tutoring to certification.
  • Our average tutor marking time is 3 working days (most providers are 10+).
  • Our customers have rated us ‘Excellent’ on Trustpilot.
  • Our courses are up to date. Many providers create course content and fail to keep it up to date.
  • We are open later than any other home learning provider.
  • As many submissions as you need to complete, many providers cap how many times you can submit work.
  • All courses are fully endorsed by external awarding organisations.
  • 14 day money back guarantee or course switch.

If you need any more reasons to choose Association of Learning, contact our team!

You have 12 months to complete your course, however you can complete at a faster pace without any additional costs. Some of our students have managed to complete in as little as 3 months!

There are two payment options, pay in full for your course or monthly. Our monthly payment option allows you to spread the cost of your course over a 10 month period.

If you choose to pay using a payment plan, to apply you must be able to answer yes to the following:

  • Your billing address is based in the UK
  • You have a UK based bank account
  • Bill payer must be 18 or above.

No, this course is assignment based, which means you will not have to complete any exams. If your assignment doesn’t pass first time, you can retry as many times as you need within your 12 months support period.

No, this is a distance learning course, which means your assessments will be submitted and marked using our online LMS (Learner Management System).

Unlike other providers, Association of Learning use a fast-track system to get your certificate to you within six weeks (our average is two weeks).

This course is an endorsed certification, not a regulated qualification.

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