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Who is this course aimed at?

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

It is aimed at learners working/wanting to work in roles that support pupils’ learning in primary, secondary or special schools, as well as colleges.


This course will provide you with 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 C/Level 4 or equivalent or to retake them alongside the course.

Must be 16 years or over.

Dates and Times

We are hoping to run this course again soon. For more information and updates, please call the InfoZone on 01904 770770 or email them on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Course Length

Year-long course

Course Content

It 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.

Teaching Method(s)

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

Exams and Assessments

All units will be internally assessed using written assignments, professional discussions in college and direct observations will take place in the setting.


NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning


Learners can progress onto the Level 3 Certificate or Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning, or into the workforce.

Course Fees


How to Apply

If you wish to study this course you do not need to fill out an application form, simply call our Admissions Team on (01904) 770397 or visit our friendly team of advisors in the InfoZone, located behind the main reception desk.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this course or any aspects of studying at York College please email or call (01904) 770770.

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this webpage, the content is subject to change where necessary.


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