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Special Educational Needs (SEN) is the term which explains the needs of a child who has a difficulty or disability which makes learning harder for them than for other children their age. Special educational needs and disabilities can affect a child or young person’s ability to learn and they require special attention from Teaching Assistants who support children with their learning activities in the classroom. They work closely with classroom teachers to make sure students learn in a safe and caring setting.  Having appropriate knowledge, skills and strategies of an SEN Teaching Assistant will enable you to become a great professional help to the special educational needs of special children who need extra attention for their education and understanding. This includes assessing their problems and making them solve it so that they get proper education and are at par with the class’s progress. Having SEN skills and knowledge as a Teaching Assistant will no doubt highly increase your employability in this field as around one in five children has SEN at some point during their school years. This course will provide you with the comprehensive lessons for becoming an SEN teaching assistant for children who have special educational needs. 

Course Highlights

SEN Teaching Assistant Diploma is an award winning and the best selling course that has been given the CPD Certification & IAO accreditation. It is the most suitable course anyone looking to work in this or relevant sector.

It is considered one of the perfect courses in the UK that can help students/learners to get familiar with the topic and gain necessary skills to perform well in this field. We have packed SEN Teaching Assistant Diploma into several modules for teaching you everything you need to become successful in this profession.

To provide you ease of access, this course is designed for both part-time and full-time students. You can become accredited in just 20/30 hours and it is also possible to study at your own pace.

We have experienced tutors who will help you throughout the comprehensive syllabus of this course and answer all your queries through email.

For further clarification, you will be able to recognize your qualification by checking the validity from our dedicated website.

Why You Should Choose SEN Teaching Assistant Diploma

  • Lifetime access to the course
  • No hidden fees or exam charges
  • CPD Accredited certification on successful completion
  • Full Tutor support on weekdays (Monday – Friday)
  • Efficient exam system, assessment and instant results
  • Download Printable PDF certificate immediately after completion
  • Obtain the original print copy of your certificate, dispatch the next working day for as little as £9.
  • Improve your chance of gaining professional skills and better earning potential.

Who is this Course for?

SEN Teaching Assistant Diploma is CPD certified and IAO accredited. This makes it perfect for anyone trying to learn potential professional skills.

As there is no experience and qualification required for this course, it is available for all students from any academic backgrounds.


Our SEN Teaching Assistant Diploma is fully compatible with any kind of device. Whether you are using Windows computer, Mac, smartphones or tablets, you will get the same experience while learning. Besides that, you will be able to access the course with any kind of internet connection from anywhere at any time without any kind of limitation.

Career Path

You will be ready to enter the relevant job market after completing this course. You will be able to gain necessary knowledge and skills required to succeed in this sector. All our Diplomas’ are CPD and IAO accredited so you will be able to stand out in the crowd by adding our qualifications to your CV and Resume.

Course Curriculum

SEN Teaching Assistant Diploma - Updated Version
Module 1: Special Education Needs (SEN): An Overview 00:07:00
Module 2: SEN Support 00:11:00
Module 3: High Quality Teaching for Pupils with SEN 00:06:00
Module 4: SEN Teaching Methodologies 00:17:00
Module 5: Communication and Interaction 00:13:00
Module 6: Cognition and Learning 00:16:00
Module 7: Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties 00:09:00
Module 8: Sensory or Physical Needs 00:12:00
Module 9: Working in Partnership 00:06:00
SEN Teaching Assistant Diploma - Old Version
Fundamentals of Teaching
Understanding the Development of Children and Young Person FREE 01:00:00
Communication and Professional Relationships with Pupils and Family FREE 01:00:00
Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young Person 01:00:00
SEN: Special Educational Needs
Introduction to Special Educational Needs (SEN) 00:30:00
Understand Constructivism in the Classroom and know your role as a teacher 01:00:00
SEN Code of Practice 01:00:00
Get an understanding on SENCO 01:00:00
Classroom Management Strategies for Children with Special Needs 00:30:00
Physical Difficulties, Sensory Difficulties, Cognitive Impairments of Pupils 01:00:00
How to Deal with Pupils with Autism 00:30:00
Understanding Learning Difficulties 01:00:00
Anger Management Methods for Pupils With Special Needs 00:30:00
Teaching Children with Down Syndrome 00:30:00
Conclusion SEN 00:30:00
What is ADHD? 00:30:00
Causes of ADHD 01:00:00
Diagnosing ADHD 00:30:00
Treating ADHD 01:00:00
ADHD and Education 01:00:00
Reasonable Adjustments: ADHD 01:00:00
Adults with ADHD 01:00:00
What is Dyslexia? FREE 01:00:00
Identifying Dyslexia FREE 00:30:00
Co-occurring Conditions 01:00:00
Diagnosing Dyslexia 01:00:00
Creating Dyslexia Friendly Environment 01:00:00
Solutions for Dyslexia 01:00:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam- SEN Teaching Assistant Diploma 00:30:00
Final Exam
Final Exam- SEN Teaching Assistant Diploma 00:30:00


This course is for anyone who's interested in this topic and wants to learn more about it. This course will also help you gain potential professional skills.

No prior qualifications are needed to take this course.

You can study this course from wherever and whenever you want. You can study at your own pace and from any device. Just log in to your account from any device and start learning!

Yes, there is a test at the end of the course. Once you’ve completed all the modules of the course, you will have to give a multiple-choice test. The questions will be based on the topics of the modules you studied. And of course, you can take the test at any time, from any device and from anywhere you want.

Don’t worry if you fail the test, you can retake it as many times as you want.

You don’t have to wait a minute after your payment has been received, you can begin immediately. You will create your login details during the checkout process and we will also send you an email confirming your login details.

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After you complete the course, you’ll immediately receive a free printable PDF certificate. Hard Copy certificate is also available, and you can get one for just £9! You may have to wait for 3 to 9 days to get the hard copy certificate.

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