Learning Support Assistant – An Introduction

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Would you like to become an LSA, would you like to understand the importance of supporting within a classroom? Or even to understand how your children are supported in a classroom environment? This course is designed to provide you with an insight into being a classroom assistant.

You will learn:

  • How to support pupils to engage in learning and stay on task during the lesson or activity so that they can become independent learners
  • How to support the social and emotional development of pupils
  • How to support the teacher to promote positive behavior in children, that display challenging¬† behaviour
  • How to support pupils with additional learning needs.
  • How to observe and monitor pupils in the learning environment
  • How to listen to pupils read and read to pupils as a class, group, or one-to-one
  • How to monitor and record pupils’ progress and provide detailed and regular feedback to teachers
  • How to carry out administrative duties, such as preparing the classroom and clearing away after class to ensure effective teaching is taking place
  • Understand Safeguarding and emotional well-being
  • Understand how to make resources for teachers and pupils.


4 Week Course


Upon completion of this course, you may like to progress to other accredited related courses that we offer at St Vincent College.

Course Requirements

You must be 19 or over to access this course.

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Please email or call 02392 603606.