Adult Courses, Courses Starting January 2023

Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (Level 2 Certificate)

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Course Overview

Entry requirements

You need to be at least 18 years of age to study this qualification and currently employed or working as a volunteer teaching assistant for a minimum of 6 hours per week. All students will also be required to complete a literacy assessment at Level 1 prior to enrolment.

Information

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The Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning has been designed to provide learners with an understanding of the knowledge and skills needed when working directly with children and young people in school or college environments.

It covers a wide range of areas including children and young people’s development, supporting children and young people’s positive behaviour and communication and professional relationships. It is aimed at learners working in roles that support pupils’ learning in primary, secondary, as well as colleges.

You can expect to study:

  • schools and colleges as organisations
  • children and young people’s development
  • safeguarding the welfare of children
  • relationships with children and young People
  • health and safety
  • behaviour management
  • equality, diversity and inclusion
  • play and leisure
  • effective learning environment
  • Assessment Criteria

    You will be required to produce a personal portfolio of evidence demonstrating your understanding and competence in practice of the learning outcomes of the Level 2 qualification. You will attend a work placement to gain real work experience and be assessed by a qualified assessor.

  • Further Information

    All units will be internally assessed using a range of methods which could include: observations of practice, written assignments or tasks such as designing a leaflet or creating a power point presentation.

Further Information

On completion of this course, you may want to progress on to the Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning course. Typically, students will go on to work in a school as a teaching assistant.

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