Adult Courses

Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools NCFE

Course Overview

  • Campuses

    Havering Ardleigh Green, Tower Hamlets Campus
  • Qualification

    Adult Courses
  • Subject

    Education and Teacher Training
  • Schedule

    Wed (Day) and Tues (Evening) (Day and Evening Available)
  • Duration

    36 Weeks
  • Course Target


Course Fees

*Many adults pay no or low fees, depending on their circumstances.

Entry requirements

  • Learners must be at least 19 years old
  • Learners must be working or volunteering in a learning environment (school or college) for a minimum of 6 hours per week.
  • Literacy & numeracy skills at level 1 equivalent (or working towards)
  • Attend an interview and complete an initial assessment with the programme team.


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

Level 3 Childcare/Teaching Assistant courses or employment.

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