Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

Course Information

  • Course Code: CC504
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Price: £647.00
  • Start Date: 08-Jan-18, 02-Apr-18
  • Days: MON-FRI, THU
  • Times: 13:00-15:00, 14:30-16:30
  • Delivery Type: PT

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This is a part time course for adults who are volunteers in a school setting or those who are already employed in a school setting, supporting teaching and learning in the classroom. You will demonstrate how you meet a set of National Occupational Standards for the role of a Teaching Assistant and show that you have the level of skills and knowledge to complete your work effectively.

What will I study?

You will complete 10 mandatory units and 1 optional unit from a wide choice.
Some of the topics you will cover will be:

    Child and young person development
  • Safeguarding
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Schools as organisations
  • Communication
  • Behaviour management
Entry Requirements
    You must be employed or volunteering in a school for a minimum of 10 hours per week
  • You will need to be supporting teaching and learning in the classroom
  • You will need to have a good standard of literacy and numeracy (preferably a Level 2 qualification)
  • Evidence of support from your school
  • You will need a mentor in your workplace
  • You must be at least 19 years of age
How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed by an approved assessor, who will visit you in your workplace to observe and assess your practical work. You will submit a portfolio of evidence to show your knowledge and understanding.

What can I do next?

You may progress to a Level 3 qualification.

For more information

For more information about this course, contact our specialist team on 01254 29 25 00 or email business@blackburn.ac.uk

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