Support Work in Schools (QCF) - Level 2 Course

Distance Learning Centre

Programme Description

Support Work in Schools (QCF) - Level 2 Course

Distance Learning Centre

The Support Work in Schools Level 2 Course is available to learners 16+ who are interested in working within a school, particularly in the role of a Teaching Assistant, Classroom Assistant or Learning Support Assistant.

This is a knowledge based qualification suitable for all support staff roles in schools, including site staff, administrators etc as well as those who work directly with children and young people.

It seeks to develop the knowledge and understanding that all those working in a school setting will need and covers areas such as safeguarding, communication and understanding the school context.

As it's a knowledge based qualification, it can be taken by learners not yet employed in a school, as well as providing initial training/induction for those new in post.

This qualification has been accredited on the Qualifications and Credit Framework Database. This is a Level 2 award and has 12 credits.

The Course Covers the Following 5 Mandatory Units:

  • Unit 1: Child and young person development
  • Unit 2: Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people
  • Unit 3: Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults
  • Unit 4: Equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people
  • Unit 5: Schools as organisations

Prerequisites

There are no particular entry requirements.

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

The course is assessed through a series of written assignments, which are submitted then marked by your tutor. There is no external examination required.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
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Last updated March 21, 2017
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