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

The application window for part-time courses starting in September and October 2022 will be open from January 4th 2022.

Applications for this course are made via our online application form and you will be able to access it from this course page.

Once we are accepting applications and you are ready to apply then please click the ‘Apply Online‘ button which will appear below in the next menu.

Upon successful submission of an application you will receive an acknowledgement email from our Admissions team. If you do not receive this you should contact the team to check that your application has been received.

We will begin to process applications for courses starting in the 2022-23 academic year from January 2022.

During the spring-term applicants will receive further correspondence from the College about the next stages of the admissions process. These will include details about interviews with the course tutor or any pre-assessments and trades tests, which start to take place from May.

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.

Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools CACHE Certificate Level 2
LevelLevel 2
Duration1 year
Study ModePart-Time
CampusColchester Campus
Start DateSeptember 2022 - Applications open on 4th January 2022
Fee(s)19+: £794


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