Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools (QCF) - Level 2 Course

General

Program Description

Distance Learning Centre's Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools – Level 2 home study course is available for students over the age of 16 years and who are interested in working within a school in the role of a Teaching or Classroom Assistant or a Learning Support Assistant. It is a competency based qualification which requires students to be employed in a school setting or to have voluntary placement of at least 50 hours in total.

The NCFE Level 2 Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools qualification is a nationally recognised study programme.

This course provides successful students with a Level 2 Certificate Qualification listed on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) Database with 30 credits.

The Course Covers the Following 11 Mandatory Units:

  • Unit 1 - Child and Young Person Development
  • Unit 2 - Support Learning Activities
  • Unit 3 - Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young People
  • Unit 4 - Communication and Professional Relationships with Children, Young People and Adults
  • Unit 5 - Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Work with Children and Young People
  • Unit 6 - Help Improve Own and Team Practice in Schools
  • Unit 7 - Maintain and Support Relationships with Children and Young People
  • Unit 8 - Support Children and Young People’s Health and Safety
  • Unit 9 - Support Children and Young People’s Positive Behaviour
  • Unit 10 - Schools as Organisations
  • Unit 11 - Prepare and Maintain Learning Environments

Prerequisites

There are no particular entry requirements, although you cannot complete this course unless you have a suitable placement for collecting your work-based evidence for the course assignments.

Course Duration & Support

Students may register at any time and have a full year to complete their studies. You also have access to a personal tutor by mail or email for a 12 month period. As the course is self-study you can complete in as little or as long a time as you prefer.

Assessment

Students are required to compile a portfolio of evidence which demonstrates their learning against each of the assessment criteria of the course. Portfolios are assessed by a tutor. Some portfolio evidence will need to be witnessed by a competent person in the workplace hence students must be employed in a school or arrange and complete a work experience placement.

Last updated January 2018

About the School

Distance Learning Courses Limited (t/a Distance Learning Centre) is a leading provider of distance learning / home study / Open Learning courses and a respected course developer. As well as developing ... Read More

Distance Learning Courses Limited (t/a Distance Learning Centre) is a leading provider of distance learning / home study / Open Learning courses and a respected course developer. As well as developing our own course materials we are also agents for many other top distance learning providers and currently offer over 250 distance learning courses through the Distance Learning Centre website and we are also an authorised partner for distributing the official CIW Self Study Kits. Read less