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Teaching Assistant: NCFE CACHE Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools (RQF)

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Teaching Assistant: NCFE CACHE Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools (RQF)

The NCFE CACHE Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools (RQF) has been designed to provide learners with the skills and resources to become effective school support workers. This distance learning qualification is knowledge based, which means that students do not need to undertake a placement, while they complete the qualification. 

The online course will help you develop skills when it comes to diversity and inclusion, effective communication and safeguarding in a school environment.

This is an ideal qualification for candidates not yet employed by schools. It is also a useful course for any supporting staff in primary or secondary schools. School administrators, receptionists, librarians, IT support workers, learning support assistants, teaching assistants, caretakers and lunch-time assistants will all benefit from this completing the NCFE CACHE Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools (RQF).

How does the course work? 

Distance learning means no restrictions on your time. You will be in control of your study schedule, and you will be able to progress in your career as well as accommodate a family life or a full-time job. On average learners will take between 3 - 5 months to complete this course.

Once you enrol on the course, you will be able to take advantage of the interactive resources through our online portal. The course materials are easy to understand and experienced tutors and fellow students will be available for advice and guidance via phone, email or even instant messaging.

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

Part A

Child and young person development

(H/601/3305, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 15 hours; Credits: 2)

  • Know the main stages of child and young person development
  • 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

 

Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people

(K/601/3323, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 20 hours; Credits: 3)

  • Know about the legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding the welfare of children and young people including e-safety
  • Know what to do when children or young people are ill or injured, including emergency procedures
  • Know how to respond to evidence or concerns that a child or young person has been abused, harmed or bullied

 

Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults

(F/601/3313, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 15 hours; Credits: 2)

  • Know how to interact with and respond to children and young people
  • Know how to interact with and respond to adults
  • Know how to communicate with children, young people and adults
  • Know about current legislation, policies and procedures for confidentiality and sharing information, including data protection

 

Equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people

(D/601/3321, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 15 hours; Credits: 2)

  • Understand the importance of promoting equality and diversity in work with children and young people
  • Understand the impact of prejudice and discrimination on children and young people
  • Understand inclusion and inclusive practices in work with children and young people

 

Part B

Schools as organisations

(A/601/3326, Unit Level: 3; GLH: 15 hours; Credits: 3)

  • Know the different types of schools in the education sector
  • Know how schools are organised in terms of roles and responsibilities
  • Understand how schools uphold their aims and values
  • Know about the laws and codes of practice that affect work in schools
  • Know about the range and purpose of school policies and procedures
  • Know about the wider context in which schools operate

For more information on this course, please click here.

 

There are no requirements to gain entry to this course. Everyone is welcomed to enrol, with no prior qualification or other academic requirements.

The approximate amount of time required to complete the course is: 80 hrs.

In order to successfully complete this qualification, learners will need to achieve 12 credits. Of these 9 are evaluated from part A of the syllabus and 3 credits are drawn for part B. For more information, check out the modules available for this course. 

NCFE

NCFE logo

On completion of this course you will receive the NCFE CACHE Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools (RQF) qualification. This qualification is listed on the RQF (Qualification Number: 603/2478/8).

NCFE is a national Awarding Organisation, passionate about designing, developing and certificating diverse, nationally recognised qualifications and awards. These qualifications contribute to the success of millions of learners at all levels, bringing them closer to fulfilling their personal goals. Last year alone, over 340,000 learners from over 2,000 colleges, schools and training organisations chose NCFE as the Awarding Organisation to help them move their careers forward.

NCFE is a registered educational charity and has a strong heritage in learning, going back over 150 years. With a buzz that sets it apart, NCFE is proud to be recognised for its exceptional customer service and friendly approach. We're a values based company and our values are at the heart of everything we do.

NCFE’s extensive product catalogue includes a wide range of general and vocationally related qualifications in a variety of subject areas, as well as Competence Based qualifications/NVQs, and Functional Skills qualifications.

NCFE is recognised as an Awarding Organisation by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Welsh Government in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA Regulation) in Northern Ireland.

On completing the home learning qualification, you will be eligible to apply for a number of school support-based roles.

Alternatively, you may choose to study to a higher level or undergo more home study courses. The Award shares some of its units with the Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools qualification. If you want, the modules can be transferred over and will count towards the certificate.

If you already work in a school role, you may be eligible to apply for a promotion, receive more responsibility or even request a pay rise.

After studying this course, some students may decide they want to study at university level and find work at a higher level in a school environment.

Teaching Assistant: NCFE CACHE Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools (RQF)

The NCFE CACHE Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools (RQF) has been designed to provide learners with the skills and resources to become effective school support workers. This distance learning qualification is knowledge based, which means that students do not need to undertake a placement, while they complete the qualification. 

The online course will help you develop skills when it comes to diversity and inclusion, effective communication and safeguarding in a school environment.

This is an ideal qualification for candidates not yet employed by schools. It is also a useful course for any supporting staff in primary or secondary schools. School administrators, receptionists, librarians, IT support workers, learning support assistants, teaching assistants, caretakers and lunch-time assistants will all benefit from this completing the NCFE CACHE Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools (RQF).

How does the course work? 

Distance learning means no restrictions on your time. You will be in control of your study schedule, and you will be able to progress in your career as well as accommodate a family life or a full-time job. On average learners will take between 3 - 5 months to complete this course.

Once you enrol on the course, you will be able to take advantage of the interactive resources through our online portal. The course materials are easy to understand and experienced tutors and fellow students will be available for advice and guidance via phone, email or even instant messaging.

Modules

Part A

Child and young person development

(H/601/3305, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 15 hours; Credits: 2)

  • Know the main stages of child and young person development
  • 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

 

Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people

(K/601/3323, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 20 hours; Credits: 3)

  • Know about the legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding the welfare of children and young people including e-safety
  • Know what to do when children or young people are ill or injured, including emergency procedures
  • Know how to respond to evidence or concerns that a child or young person has been abused, harmed or bullied

 

Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults

(F/601/3313, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 15 hours; Credits: 2)

  • Know how to interact with and respond to children and young people
  • Know how to interact with and respond to adults
  • Know how to communicate with children, young people and adults
  • Know about current legislation, policies and procedures for confidentiality and sharing information, including data protection

 

Equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people

(D/601/3321, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 15 hours; Credits: 2)

  • Understand the importance of promoting equality and diversity in work with children and young people
  • Understand the impact of prejudice and discrimination on children and young people
  • Understand inclusion and inclusive practices in work with children and young people

 

Part B

Schools as organisations

(A/601/3326, Unit Level: 3; GLH: 15 hours; Credits: 3)

  • Know the different types of schools in the education sector
  • Know how schools are organised in terms of roles and responsibilities
  • Understand how schools uphold their aims and values
  • Know about the laws and codes of practice that affect work in schools
  • Know about the range and purpose of school policies and procedures
  • Know about the wider context in which schools operate

For more information on this course, please click here.

 

Requirements

There are no requirements to gain entry to this course. Everyone is welcomed to enrol, with no prior qualification or other academic requirements.

The approximate amount of time required to complete the course is: 80 hrs.

Assessment

In order to successfully complete this qualification, learners will need to achieve 12 credits. Of these 9 are evaluated from part A of the syllabus and 3 credits are drawn for part B. For more information, check out the modules available for this course. 

Qualifications

NCFE

NCFE logo

On completion of this course you will receive the NCFE CACHE Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools (RQF) qualification. This qualification is listed on the RQF (Qualification Number: 603/2478/8).

NCFE is a national Awarding Organisation, passionate about designing, developing and certificating diverse, nationally recognised qualifications and awards. These qualifications contribute to the success of millions of learners at all levels, bringing them closer to fulfilling their personal goals. Last year alone, over 340,000 learners from over 2,000 colleges, schools and training organisations chose NCFE as the Awarding Organisation to help them move their careers forward.

NCFE is a registered educational charity and has a strong heritage in learning, going back over 150 years. With a buzz that sets it apart, NCFE is proud to be recognised for its exceptional customer service and friendly approach. We're a values based company and our values are at the heart of everything we do.

NCFE’s extensive product catalogue includes a wide range of general and vocationally related qualifications in a variety of subject areas, as well as Competence Based qualifications/NVQs, and Functional Skills qualifications.

NCFE is recognised as an Awarding Organisation by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Welsh Government in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA Regulation) in Northern Ireland.

On completing the home learning qualification, you will be eligible to apply for a number of school support-based roles.

Alternatively, you may choose to study to a higher level or undergo more home study courses. The Award shares some of its units with the Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools qualification. If you want, the modules can be transferred over and will count towards the certificate.

If you already work in a school role, you may be eligible to apply for a promotion, receive more responsibility or even request a pay rise.

After studying this course, some students may decide they want to study at university level and find work at a higher level in a school environment.

Salary Indicator

Salary Projection
Entry Level Salary
£11.5k
Average Salary
£17k
Experienced Salary
£23k
Average Salary
after completing
£17k

You can earn an average of £17,000 a year

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