HLTA 3 Day Preparation for Assessment – Day 1

  • Training to become a higher level teaching assistant is a great way for TAs to increase their responsibility and improve their salary.


Information Meeting: 24th September 2019

Day 1 – 5th November 2019

Day 2 – 5th December 2019

Day 3 – 30th January 2020

Closing date for applications – 1st  November 2018


The 3 Day HLTA Preparation Programme will ensure that candidates:

  • understand the HLTA standards and the HLTA preparation and assessment process
  • understand how to demonstrate that they meet the standards in their response forms and the evidence provided for the assessor during the school visit.
  • understand how to complete the required documentation and are well prepared for the assessment visit


    The programme will provide:

  • Information about the assessment process
  • Activities and resources that build familiarity and understanding of the standards
  • Guidance on the assessment tasks, including the completion of documentation
  • Feedback to candidates on their progress
  • Opportunities to ask questions and to raise issues, as a group and/or individually
  • 1:1 Support and advice during the sessions, by email or telephone if required.
  • Support for candidates when arranging their assessment visit



    3 Day Programme: £300 REAL Trust Members / £380 Non REAL Trust members

    HLTA Assessment: £450

    For those candidates who do not have qualification certificates at Level 2 in Maths and/or English there will be an opportunity during the 3 day programme to take the Carnegie (Leeds Beckett University) competency tests. These can then be used in application for assessment against HLTA Standard 11. Costs are £25 per test, £40 if taking both tests.

    For further information please contact Polly Winn:

    Email: / Mob: 07743 845831


    Please note that lunch will not be provided, therefore delegates are advised to bring their own.

  • Facilitator
  • Venue & Travel Information

Concordia Training (Bernice Collier)

Hopwood Hall College

Free parking is available onsite - just press the buzzer at the barrier and say you're here for a REAL Trust event.

How to get here

By Road: The Rochdale campus is 2.6 miles from junction 20 off the M62. Follow the signs for Rochdale town centre

By Rail: Rochdale train station is a ten minute walk from the Rochdale Campus through the town centre. It is also a Metrolink station, Manchester’s light railway system, which links Rochdale with Oldham, Bury and Manchester City Centre.

By Bus: The Rochdale bus station is approximately 5 minutes’ walk from the Rochdale campus. There are frequent bus services throughout the borough which terminate in Rochdale.

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