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NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching & Learning

Subject Area
Early Years & Education
Start Date
Variable
Study Mode
Part-time
Duration
34-35 Weeks
Entry Requirements
English and Maths GCSE grade 4/C or equivalent is recommended but not essential as they can be retaken alongside the course if needed. You must be aged 19 years or over and a work placement is required to successfully complete.

Are you wanting a change in career and like the idea of working with children in schools? This may be the course for you.

The Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning is aimed at learners currently working/wanting to work in roles that support pupils’ learning in primary, secondary, or special needs education, as well as colleges.

This course 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 will provide you with the knowledge and skills to work directly with children and young people.

There will be half a day at College and then you will be expected to complete 1-2 days in a school setting (placement) every week.

Entry requirements

English and Maths GCSE grade 4/C or equivalent is recommended but not essential as they can be retaken alongside the course if needed. You must be aged 19 years or over and a work placement is required to successfully complete.

Course units

This course covers a wide range of areas including:

  • Children and young people’s development
  • Supporting children and young people’s positive behaviour
  • Communication and professional relationships
  • Supporting teaching within a learning environment

Assessments

All units will be internally assessed using written assignments, professional discussions in College and direct observations will take place in the setting. There are no formal exams.

Course fees

£708 - £1,417

The fees for this course can vary depending on funding eligibility, if you feel you may qualify for funding, please contact the Funding Team.

Course progression

Learners can progress on to the NCFE Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning, or into the workforce.

Dates & course durations

20th September 2022 - 27th June 2023, Tuesdays, 9.15am - 1.15pm
3rd January 2023 - 19th December 2023, Tuesdays, 9.15am - 1.15pm

Study methods

A range of teaching styles will be used. This will be in the classroom and then knowledge will be implemented and observed within placement.

Facilities

Students have access to a fantastic range of College-wide facilities such as the Learning & Research Centre, study hubs, computer areas with accompanying multi-function printers and helpdesk advice.

Additional costs

Students will need a DBS check which will incur a fee of £44 if obtaining through College. Some courses may also require additional study from home, you may need access to a PC/laptop and suitable Wi-Fi to access teaching and learning. You will be made aware of any additional study time at the time of enrolment.

Career progression

Learners can apply for Teaching Assistant roles on successful completion of the course.

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