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Teaching Assistant: Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning (RQF)

Key Points

  • Learn essential skills for working with children and young people
  • Develop a strong understanding of development in children and young people
  • Strengthen your communication skills and ability to work with others

 

  • Gain a nationally recognised qualification
  • Start a career in education
  • Go on to further study

 

About your Course

A NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools will give you essential knowledge and skills to work as a teaching assistant.

This course will teach you how to effectively work with children and young people, communication skills and how to encourage positive behaviour.

You will also learn how to constructively support learning activities and work within the school to ensure that all children are safe, supported and any safeguarding issues are quickly and appropriately identified and dealt with.

This course will grow your confidence working with children, planning lessons and operating within a school. This includes teaching you about how schools operate, key legislation and your role and responsibilities within the organisation.

This online course consists of nine online units, which – once passed – will qualify you to work as a teaching assistant in both primary and secondary settings.

Starting your Career

Regardless of your current skills or experience, this course is completely accessible to all and has no entry requirements. That means you can enrol and start studying right away.

You will be able to access the course materials online and therefore plan your study around any other commitments.

If you are already working as a teaching assistant, you will be able to apply your learning right away.

Upon completion of this course, you will be eligible to study the Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools, the HLTA qualification or even study at degree level.

About your Placement

While this course does not have a formal placement requirement, working or volunteering in a school setting is essential. It would allow you to apply your learning in a practical way. Moreover, as part of your assessment, you will need to be observed in a school setting by a qualified assessor.  Your assessor will be able to tell you about this process once you have started the course.

 

Gain a nationally recognised qualification Start a career in education Go on to further study

 

Qualification: NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (RQF)

CACHE

On completion of this course you will receive the NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (RQF) qualification. This qualification is listed on the RQF (Qualification Number: 501/0031/2).

NCFE CACHE is the UK's only specialist awarding organisation for the children and adult care sectors. NCFE CACHE continue to develop the most up to date and relevant qualifications for the new QCF and work closely with Sector Skills Councils to ensure the highest level of quality and a cutting-edge service to their customers, our learners, and the sector.

Requirements for Entry

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

However, please note that you must have a placement or be working in a suitable educational setting. 

To successfully complete this qualification, every student must participate in real work experience.  It is recommended that your placement, or job role, will allow between 50 hours (minimum) - 200 hours. 

This placement can be either paid or voluntary, so long as it provides the necessary evidence that the student needs to pass the course and allows the learner to demonstrate their practice over a period of time. This qualification allows the placement to be in a school or a College but excludes:

  • After school clubs
  • Distance learning colleges
  • Pre-schools

Along with the first set of course materials, you will also receive a comprehensive course guide. This will outline the placement requirements, how to set it up and the type of activities that will be assessed, including examples of the paperwork that you will submit to your assessor for evidence.

Please note: You must be at least 16 years of age to join this course.

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Stonebridge is a NCFE CACHE registered Centre

NCFE CACHE is the UK's longest established awarding body, recognised as a highly professional and responsive organisation, committed to maintaining excellent customer service and a friendly approach.
 
NCFE CACHE is one of the UK’s fastest growing national awarding bodies, designing and awarding qualifications that are nationally recognised to meet the needs of learners and employers.

Accreditation by NCFE CACHE is a guarantee of quality. It means that the college has been inspected and approved by an independent and experienced education professional and is quality audited biannually by NCFE CACHE. The centre delivering the programmes has been licensed by NCFE CACHE on the basis of its own quality systems. At the end of an accredited course, successful learners will also receive an NCFE CACHE Award certificate of achievement.

NCFE CACHE provide a wide range of qualifications accredited by Ofqual at different levels and in a variety of subject areas. NCFE CACHE also offer NVQs, Key Skills, Basic Skills and Entry Level qualifications.
 
Accreditation by NCFE CACHE is a guarantee of quality. It means that the college has been inspected and approved by an independent and experienced education professional and is quality audited biannually by NCFE CACHE . The centre delivering the programmes has been licensed by NCFE CACHE on the basis of its own quality systems. At the end of an accredited course, successful learners will also receive an NCFE CACHE Award certificate of achievement.
 
Our NCFE CACHE accredited courses are accredited to various levels (from level 1 – level 5). These courses lead to a nationally recognised NCFE CACHE certificate for successful learners. That means that the course is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to that level on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
 
Last year over a quarter of a million learners from almost 1000 training organisations chose NCFE CACHE as the awarding body to help them move their careers forward.

If you would like to visit NCFE CACHE ’s website, please click here.

The units are broken down for your here so that you can see what your qualification will include.  However, the assignments you complete have been designed so that you can complete multiple tasks together where possible and you will see a different number of assignments in your personal portfolio; you will still be completing the whole qualification.

Unit 1: Understand Schools and Colleges as Organisations

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Know the different types of schools and colleges in the education sector
  • Understand the organisation of schools and colleges in terms of roles and responsibilities
  • Understand how schools and colleges uphold their aims and values
  • Know about the range and purpose of school and college policies and procedures

Unit 2: Understand Children and Young People’s Development

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand significant stages of development for children and young people from birth to 19 years of age
  • Understand the kinds of influences that affect children and young people's development
  • Understand the potential effects of transitions on children and young people's development

Unit 3: Safeguarding Children and Young People

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Know about safeguarding the welfare of children and young people
  • Understand the action to take when children and young people are ill or injured, including emergency procedures
  • Understand child protection procedures
  • Know about current policies and procedures for confidentiality and sharing information, including data protection

Unit 4: Understand Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Work with Children and Young People

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the importance of promoting equality and diversity in a learning environment
  • Understand how to contribute to the inclusion of children and young people with special needs and disabilities

Unit 5: Support the Health and Safety of Children and Young People

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand health and safety legislation in a learning environment
  • Be able to contribute to health and safety in a learning environment

Unit 6: Maintain Relationships with Children and Young People

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand effective communication with children and young people
  • Understand positive relationships with children and young people
  • Be able to build and maintain professional relationships with children and young people and others in a learning environment

Unit 7: Support Positive Behaviour in a Learning Environment for Children and Young People

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand policies and procedures for promoting children and young people's positive behaviour in a learning environment
  • Be able to support positive behaviour
  • Be able to respond to inappropriate behaviour

Unit 8: Promote an Effective Learning Environment

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to support the teacher in planning learning activities
  • Be able to support learning activities
  • Be able to monitor children and young people's participation and progress
  • Be able to support the evaluation of learning activities

Unit 9: Contribute to Teamwork in a Learning Environment

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand teamwork in a learning environment
  • Be able to contribute to teamwork
  • Be able to support the work of the team

Unit 10: Provide Displays in a Learning Environment

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to plan displays for a learning environment
  • Be able to display information

 

After each lesson, there will be a question paper which needs to be completed and submitted to your assessor for marking.

This method of continual assessment ensures that your assessor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

You should allow at least 1 - 2 hours of study to complete each question paper. The approximate amount of time required to complete the course is 321 hrs.

What's Included

  • All study materials required to complete the course (please note access to a PC is required in order to complete this course)
  • Additional learning resources
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the registration and certification with our awarding body, NCFE CACHE
OUR PASS RATE
Teaching and Education
79.3%
(National Average 73.8%)

Teaching Assistant: Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning (RQF)

Key Points

  • Learn essential skills for working with children and young people
  • Develop a strong understanding of development in children and young people
  • Strengthen your communication skills and ability to work with others

 

  • Gain a nationally recognised qualification
  • Start a career in education
  • Go on to further study

 

About your Course

A NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools will give you essential knowledge and skills to work as a teaching assistant.

This course will teach you how to effectively work with children and young people, communication skills and how to encourage positive behaviour.

You will also learn how to constructively support learning activities and work within the school to ensure that all children are safe, supported and any safeguarding issues are quickly and appropriately identified and dealt with.

This course will grow your confidence working with children, planning lessons and operating within a school. This includes teaching you about how schools operate, key legislation and your role and responsibilities within the organisation.

This online course consists of nine online units, which – once passed – will qualify you to work as a teaching assistant in both primary and secondary settings.

Starting your Career

Regardless of your current skills or experience, this course is completely accessible to all and has no entry requirements. That means you can enrol and start studying right away.

You will be able to access the course materials online and therefore plan your study around any other commitments.

If you are already working as a teaching assistant, you will be able to apply your learning right away.

Upon completion of this course, you will be eligible to study the Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools, the HLTA qualification or even study at degree level.

About your Placement

While this course does not have a formal placement requirement, working or volunteering in a school setting is essential. It would allow you to apply your learning in a practical way. Moreover, as part of your assessment, you will need to be observed in a school setting by a qualified assessor.  Your assessor will be able to tell you about this process once you have started the course.

 

Gain a nationally recognised qualification Start a career in education Go on to further study

 

Teaching and Education
OUR PASS RATE
(National Average 73.8%)
79.3%

Qualification: NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (RQF)

CACHE

On completion of this course you will receive the NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (RQF) qualification. This qualification is listed on the RQF (Qualification Number: 501/0031/2).

NCFE CACHE is the UK's only specialist awarding organisation for the children and adult care sectors. NCFE CACHE continue to develop the most up to date and relevant qualifications for the new QCF and work closely with Sector Skills Councils to ensure the highest level of quality and a cutting-edge service to their customers, our learners, and the sector.

Requirements for Entry

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

However, please note that you must have a placement or be working in a suitable educational setting. 

To successfully complete this qualification, every student must participate in real work experience.  It is recommended that your placement, or job role, will allow between 50 hours (minimum) - 200 hours. 

This placement can be either paid or voluntary, so long as it provides the necessary evidence that the student needs to pass the course and allows the learner to demonstrate their practice over a period of time. This qualification allows the placement to be in a school or a College but excludes:

  • After school clubs
  • Distance learning colleges
  • Pre-schools

Along with the first set of course materials, you will also receive a comprehensive course guide. This will outline the placement requirements, how to set it up and the type of activities that will be assessed, including examples of the paperwork that you will submit to your assessor for evidence.

Please note: You must be at least 16 years of age to join this course.

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Stonebridge is a NCFE CACHE registered Centre

NCFE CACHE is the UK's longest established awarding body, recognised as a highly professional and responsive organisation, committed to maintaining excellent customer service and a friendly approach.
 
NCFE CACHE is one of the UK’s fastest growing national awarding bodies, designing and awarding qualifications that are nationally recognised to meet the needs of learners and employers.

Accreditation by NCFE CACHE is a guarantee of quality. It means that the college has been inspected and approved by an independent and experienced education professional and is quality audited biannually by NCFE CACHE. The centre delivering the programmes has been licensed by NCFE CACHE on the basis of its own quality systems. At the end of an accredited course, successful learners will also receive an NCFE CACHE Award certificate of achievement.

NCFE CACHE provide a wide range of qualifications accredited by Ofqual at different levels and in a variety of subject areas. NCFE CACHE also offer NVQs, Key Skills, Basic Skills and Entry Level qualifications.
 
Accreditation by NCFE CACHE is a guarantee of quality. It means that the college has been inspected and approved by an independent and experienced education professional and is quality audited biannually by NCFE CACHE . The centre delivering the programmes has been licensed by NCFE CACHE on the basis of its own quality systems. At the end of an accredited course, successful learners will also receive an NCFE CACHE Award certificate of achievement.
 
Our NCFE CACHE accredited courses are accredited to various levels (from level 1 – level 5). These courses lead to a nationally recognised NCFE CACHE certificate for successful learners. That means that the course is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to that level on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
 
Last year over a quarter of a million learners from almost 1000 training organisations chose NCFE CACHE as the awarding body to help them move their careers forward.

If you would like to visit NCFE CACHE ’s website, please click here.

The units are broken down for your here so that you can see what your qualification will include.  However, the assignments you complete have been designed so that you can complete multiple tasks together where possible and you will see a different number of assignments in your personal portfolio; you will still be completing the whole qualification.

Unit 1: Understand Schools and Colleges as Organisations

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Know the different types of schools and colleges in the education sector
  • Understand the organisation of schools and colleges in terms of roles and responsibilities
  • Understand how schools and colleges uphold their aims and values
  • Know about the range and purpose of school and college policies and procedures

Unit 2: Understand Children and Young People’s Development

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand significant stages of development for children and young people from birth to 19 years of age
  • Understand the kinds of influences that affect children and young people's development
  • Understand the potential effects of transitions on children and young people's development

Unit 3: Safeguarding Children and Young People

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Know about safeguarding the welfare of children and young people
  • Understand the action to take when children and young people are ill or injured, including emergency procedures
  • Understand child protection procedures
  • Know about current policies and procedures for confidentiality and sharing information, including data protection

Unit 4: Understand Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Work with Children and Young People

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the importance of promoting equality and diversity in a learning environment
  • Understand how to contribute to the inclusion of children and young people with special needs and disabilities

Unit 5: Support the Health and Safety of Children and Young People

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand health and safety legislation in a learning environment
  • Be able to contribute to health and safety in a learning environment

Unit 6: Maintain Relationships with Children and Young People

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand effective communication with children and young people
  • Understand positive relationships with children and young people
  • Be able to build and maintain professional relationships with children and young people and others in a learning environment

Unit 7: Support Positive Behaviour in a Learning Environment for Children and Young People

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand policies and procedures for promoting children and young people's positive behaviour in a learning environment
  • Be able to support positive behaviour
  • Be able to respond to inappropriate behaviour

Unit 8: Promote an Effective Learning Environment

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to support the teacher in planning learning activities
  • Be able to support learning activities
  • Be able to monitor children and young people's participation and progress
  • Be able to support the evaluation of learning activities

Unit 9: Contribute to Teamwork in a Learning Environment

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand teamwork in a learning environment
  • Be able to contribute to teamwork
  • Be able to support the work of the team

Unit 10: Provide Displays in a Learning Environment

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to plan displays for a learning environment
  • Be able to display information

 

After each lesson, there will be a question paper which needs to be completed and submitted to your assessor for marking.

This method of continual assessment ensures that your assessor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

You should allow at least 1 - 2 hours of study to complete each question paper. The approximate amount of time required to complete the course is 321 hrs.

What's Included

  • All study materials required to complete the course (please note access to a PC is required in order to complete this course)
  • Additional learning resources
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the registration and certification with our awarding body, NCFE CACHE
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