Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools for Adults

Course Code: P266948

Key Information

  • Course type


  • Campus:

    Highbury Campus

  • Start Date:

    18 Sept 2024

  • Duration:

    1 year

  • Attendance:


  • Fees:

    £613.00 or Free

Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

This qualification is designed for students who are currently volunteering in a school and would like to progress further with their career.

Units include:

  • child and young person development
  • safeguarding the welfare of children and young people
  • communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults
  • equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people
  • help improve your own and team practice in schools
  • maintain and support relationships with children and young people
  • support children and young people's health and safety
  • support children and young people’s positive behaviour
  • support learning activities
  • schools as organisations.

The final unit is optional and will be chosen from an extensive list.

To join this course no formal qualifications are necessary, but ideally, you will have Level 2 qualifications in English and maths, or, if not, will need to commit to working towards these.

It is expected that you will have secured a placement in an appropriate educational establishment before the course begins, as this an obligatory course requirement. A letter of support from the school/college will be required to state that they are happy to mentor you throughout the qualification, this is usually the class teacher you will be working with. Ideally, you should have been working or volunteering in a classroom setting for a minimum of one term for a minimum of four hours a week before the course begins or have other relevant experience.

You will be required to attend college for two hours a week for 30 weeks.

This qualification is portfolio based with no formal exams. However, students will be observed in their classroom setting.

School Leavers under the age of 19 do not have to pay fees on any full time courses, though may have to pay for their second year if turning 19 during their studies. If you’re aged 19 or over you might qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan. It’s easy to apply for and you won’t have to pay anything back until you’re earning over £25,000. If you are studying a part-time course and you receive one of the following benefits, or you depend financially on someone who does, you may be entitled to have your tuition fees waived: Job Seekers Allowance, Income Support. You will, however, have to pay any awarding body/assessment fees (unless you are on a first full level 2 course). * If you are in receipt of Working Tax Credit or receive other allowances, you may be eligible to claim concessionary rates. If you are entitled to a fee concession you will be asked to provide proof of your entitlement. It is essential that you inform us if your entitlement changes at any time during your course.

Continued professional practice or you may be able to secure paid employment and/or progress to the Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning.

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