Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools CACHE Certificate Level 2

The Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools has been developed for school support staff who directly support the teaching and schooling of pupils, either in a paid or voluntary capacity. It is a knowledge and competence based qualification which covers topics such as equality, diversity and inclusion; strategies to support learning, safeguarding and promoting positive behaviour.

On the start date there will be an initial interview and information session.

Course Content

Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Certificate Level 2 units of study include:

Candidates will complete a range of knowledge and competency based units accumulating 30 credits at Level 3.

  • 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 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

A further 6 credits will be undertaken from a selection of optional units.

Entry Requirements

Candidates will be required to demonstrate that learning outcomes are achievable within the practice of their day to day work as a Learning Support Practitioner, and be able to produce written work of an appropriate standard (level 2).

Career Opportunities

Following successful completion of this course, further study at level 3 may be possible.

How To Apply

To apply to study on this part-time course you will need to complete and return the part-time application form in the next menu.

Most part-time courses will start in September, however they can start at various points during the year, and some part-time courses will run more than once per academic year.

Please see the menu below for the next course start date.

Applicants will receive an acknowledgement email or card within one week of the application being received by our Admissions team, if you do not receive this you should contact the team to check that your application has been received. Courses will run subject to sufficient applications being received.

Our aim is to make it as easy as possible to secure your place on your ideal programme. Simply download and complete the part time application form and return it to our Admissions team as early as possible. You can return your completed application form in person or by post to our Colchester (for applications to Colchester and Clacton) or Braintree campuses:

Colchester Institute
Sheepen Road

The College at Braintree
Church Lane

If you have any further questions about the application process or next available start date, want to check the progress of your application or if you are unsure about anything please contact us using the enquiry line or enquiry form below.

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Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools CACHE Certificate Level 2
LevelLevel 2
Duration1 year
Study ModePart-Time
CampusColchester Institute
Start DateSeptember 2020
Fee(s)19+: £794


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