Tutors' CPD

Tutors' CPD

TTA's CPD Offering

  • Introduction to Tuition Practice
  • Pedagogy
  • Neuroscience in Education
  • Interacting with Students and Families
  • Special Educational Needs and Disabilities
  • Safeguarding

There are around 100 content pages covering legislative requirements as well as best practice/recommendations. The content includes assessment materials.

CPD platform can be used to access a wide range of content, a great deal of which is geared specifically to the tuition sector.

The content covers a wide variety of areas from safeguarding and special educational needs/disabilities (SEND) to educational theory and
practical evidence-based teaching and tuition techniques.

Using TTA’s CPD platform, members can assess their understanding of what they are covering with a range of assessment tasks from short, multiple-choice questions to extended assignments.

Corporate members of TTA can contact us to customise specialist training for their tutors* drawn from the whole range of content provided on the CPD platform.

Whether it is tuition techniques, teacher-tutor conversion courses, or more advanced training in cognitive science and applications of neuroscience in tuition settings, TTA can provide market-leading training packages to meet any and all Corporate needs.

*Fees apply for training tutors who are non-members.

Training & External CPD


Although you do not require a specific qualification to work as a tutor, many graduates find it helpful to have a professional introduction to this area of work.

The Diploma in Tutoring is a new, university-level qualification, which has been designed to prepare you for a career in tutoring. Expert lecturers from the University of Worcester’s Institute of Education will help develop your teaching skills, as well as guiding you through some of the practicalities of tutoring.

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The Skills Network is one of the most successful providers of online learning solutions in the UK, funded under the Adult Education Budget.

With numerous fully funded courses available, The Skills Network help individuals to increase their skill set. The assessments are marked by free-lance tutors and the courses are accredited by TQUK and NCFE CACHE.

Some course titles include:

· Safeguarding, Prevent and British Values

· Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health

· Understanding Dyslexia and Other Specific Learning Difficulties

  • Understanding Autism
  • Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes
  • Bullying In Children and Young people
  • Understanding Behaviour that Challenges in Children
  • Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities
  • Allergy Awareness

Achieving Certified Tutor Status (CTSTM) & Level 3 Tutor Training with Myelin Academia.

Courses: Level 3 Award in Tutor Training ‘PRESET’ & Achieving CTSTM

Level 3 courses are quality assured, certified and endorsed by Training Qualifications UK.

Designed to target key principles that lead to effective tuitions alongside the fundamental skills that underpin all great educators.

Unit overview: Safeguarding, Tutoring Standards, Psychological Research, Executive Skill, Educational Techniques, Good Practice.

Self-guided 6-8 hours training costs £120. Options for live 1-2-1 workshops & course support. TTA members are eligible for 20% discount.

Progression opportunities: ‘Achieving CTS’ A practical & applied route

Myelin Academia is an Approved Centre of Training Qualifications UK. TQUK Centre Number: C001292

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Qualified Tutor’s Level 3 in Education and Training

Earn an internationally-recognised teaching qualification designed specifically for tutors.

  • Train amongst like-minded peers for an enjoyable and transformational learning experience.

  • Gain a digital, shareable certification, the Qualified Tutor Level 3 Quality Mark, to enhance your tutoring profile.

  • The course takes 6-12 weeks to complete, combines live workshops with asynchronous portfolio work and costs £260. TTA members benefit from a 15% discount.

Qualified Tutor is UK-Registered Learning Provider and an Approved Centre of Highfield Qualifications.

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External CPD for Special Needs

CPD and Training from the Professional Association for Teachers of SpLD (Specific Learning Difficulty).

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High quality training for education professionals working in the area of special needs.

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