Teaching Assistant Level 2

Date:10/11/2020Day:Tuesday
Time:6.30pm -9pmDuration:28 weeks
Qualification:Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and LearningAwarding Body:CACHE
Cost:£700

About the course

This is the entry point qualification for anyone new to a school support role, including those in voluntary positions. The course provides an understanding of the knowledge and skills needed when working directly with children and young people in school environments. Topics covered include:

Supporting children’s learning
Safeguarding
Health and Safety
Inclusion
Relationships
Behaviour
Child development
Schools as organisations
Teamwork
Play and leisure
Displays

Entry requirements

Learners should be volunteering in a school for a minimum of 4 hours a week. The application form for this course will need to be signed off by your school’s Headteacher.

Students who do not hold English and Maths GCSEs at C/4 Grade or Functional Skills Level 2 will be invited to sit a diagnostic assessment to ensure that they are working at the required level.

Assessment

Assessment is via written tasks, professional discussions with the tutor and workplace assessment.  You should expect to complete a minimum of 3 hours of homework per week in addition to class attendance.

Equipment

You will be provided with the course textbook. Please bring paper, pen, file dividers and punched pockets.

Progression

Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning.

Induction

Students are required to attend a College induction prior to the course start date.

How to apply

Please apply here. We will review your application form and contact you. for information, advice and guidance please call us on 01403 216597

Fees

This course is co-funded by the Government meaning that all students benefit from reduced fees.

Full funding may be available for learners who are unemployed, are employed and earn less than £16,009.50 per annum or who are aged 19-23 and don’t hold a first full Level 2 qualification. Contact us to find out more.

A £150 non-refundable deposit is payable at the point of booking.