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Working with Children

Course Content

Are you interested in becoming a classroom volunteer or teaching assistant? Perhaps you would like to find out more about working in a school or childcare setting? If so, our ‘Working with Children’ course may be for you!

Course content

On this course you will learn about:

  • Working with primary aged children
  • Understanding how children learn
  • Communication skills
  • Supporting English and maths teaching
  • Managing behaviour
  • Emotional intelligence and developing a growth mindset
  • Supporting learning difficulties
  • The role of the teaching assistant

You will need…your own pen and folder.

All other resources and handouts are provided.

No entry requirement needed.


  • Progress on to our accredited Functional Skills English and maths qualifications
  • Apply for childcare and teaching assistant qualifications
  • Pursue career opportunities that involve working with children