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Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) Status

Spring term 2021/22 - online course list

Strictly Education 4S are part of the HLTA National Assessment Partnership (HNAP).  HNAP have the combined experience of assessing candiates since 2003, when the status was introduced, and have been responsible for the assessment of in excess of 60, 000 HLTAs.

HLTA status can only be awarded through the HLTA National Assessment Partnership.  Teaching Assistants working in schools in London, south east / south west England, Essex, Suffolk or Hertfordshire will need to access the preparation and assessment via Strictly Education 4S to enable the achievement of HLTA status.

We hope you will find the information on this website useful as you seek to find out more about HLTA status. The Strictly Education 4S HLTA team is always pleased to help with individual enquiries.

Before making a decision of whether HLTA is right for you please read through the Why HLTA document listing some benefits to both the candidate as an individual and to the school. All candidates must check they have the relevant level 2 (equivalent to GCSE A*-C, 9-4, grade) maths and English qualification certificates before applying. Please refer to our Level 2 document outlining some of the qualifications we are able to accept.  The process of HLTA follows 9 clearly set out steps Step by Step and is made up of two main elements, online preparation and remote school assessment.  Any candidate wishing to gain HLTA status must meet the 33 national HLTA standards        

Contact Us

Strictly Education 4S
No 1 Pixham End
Pixham Lane

T: 01306 320120

Meet the HLTA Team

Andrew Lucas
HLTA Senior Assessment administator                                     
Tel: 07732 687487

Chris Larkin
Programme Manager

Appeals Process

In the unlikely event that a candidate is unhappy about the final outcome of their assessment, there is an appeals process that is clearly followed. In the first instance, we recommend contacting the Strictly Education 4S HLTA team direct. However, the appeals process is available on request.  The appeal must come directly from the candidate.  Appeals can only be made on the basis of appealing against the process and not the outcome. 

Spring term 2021/22 - Online HLTA preparation courses
View the course list here
Download the HLTA application form
HLTA application form

Further details

For any further information please contact the HLTA team at Strictly Education 4S

Contact Strictly Education 4S

Costs for HLTA 3 day preparation and 1/2 day assessment

£748.80 per candidate. (Preparation £249 plus VAT & Assessment £450)

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