Those considering working with children can study towards a Level Three Teaching Assistant NCFE accreditation with MyDistance Learning College. The online course consists of a combination of research and typed assignments submitted online, along with regular tutor feedback. The course has no entry requirements beyond a reasonable level of literacy and gives participants up to 12 months to complete the modules.
Course modules include:
Young people's health and safety
Supporting learning activities
Developing and maintaining positive working relationships
Promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in work
Schools as organisations
MyDistance Learning College offers an array of online learning courses. Spread across five faculties, courses cover the likes of health and social care, business and commerce, foundation studies, design and technology, or childcare and education. An online Student Portal is also available, containing access to peer support, study tools and digital versions of course materials.