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Teaching Assistant: Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (RQF)

Overview

The NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools has been specially designed to educate learners who want to become teaching assistants, learning support assistants or SEN assistants. The distance learning qualification consists of nine online units, which will help students develop an understanding in subjects ranging from supporting child development to health and safety.

Students will also learn how to main supportive relationships with young children; how to create effective and educational displays and discover how schools function as organisations. Altogether these online modules should take approximately 187 hours to complete. However, at Stonebridge College, we recommend that you take all the time you need.

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

 

Help improve own and team practice in schools

(T/601/7391, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 15 hours; Credits: 3)

  • Be able to reflect on own practice
  • Be able to improve own practice
  • Understand the work of the team
  • Be able to support the work of the team

 

Maintain and support relationships with children and young people

(D/601/7403, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 15 hours; Credits: 3)

  • Be able to communicate with children and young people
  • Be able to develop and maintain relationships with children and young people
  • Be able to support relationships between children and young people and others in the setting

 

Support children and young people’s positive behaviour

(T/601/7407, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 15 hours; Credits: 2)

  • Know the policies and procedures of the setting for promoting children and young people’s positive behaviour
  • Be able to support positive behaviour
  • Be able to respond to inappropriate behaviour

 

Support learning activities

(A/601/7411, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 25 hours; Credits: 4)

  • Be able to support the teacher in planning learning activities
  • Be able to prepare for learning activities
  • Be able to support learning activities
  • Be able to observe and report on learner participation and progress
  • Be able to support the evaluation of learning activities
  • Be able to evaluate own practice in relation to supporting literacy, numeracy and ICT

 

Support children and young people’s health and safety

(T/601/7410, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 15 hours; Credits: 3)

  • Know the legislative and policy framework for health and safety
  • Be able to recognise and manage risks to children and young people’s health, safety and security
  • Be able to support children and young people to assess and manage risk
  • Be able to respond to emergency situations

 

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

 

Part C

Provide Displays in Schools

(K/601/6500, Unit level: 2; GLH 15 hours; Credits: 3)

  • Understand the school policy and procedures for displays
  • Be able to design displays
  • Be able to set up displays
  • Be able to maintain displays
  • Be able to dismantle displays

For more information on this course, please click here

Requirements

Whilst studying towards this Level 2 qualification, it is essential that you are working or volunteering in a school environment. This way, you will immediately be able to put your new skills to use. By the end of this experience and the online qualification, our students will feel confident in themselves and will be able to provide much needed, effective support in a learning environment. Unlike in some of our other courses, this is not a measured or assessed placement. All we ask is that our students are familiar with the learning environment so that they can quickly develop their skills.

 

 

Qualifications

NCFE

NCFE logo

On completion of this course you will receive the NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (RQF) qualification. This qualification is listed on the RQF (Qualification Number: 501/0031/2).

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.

The NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools has been specially designed to educate learners who want to become teaching assistants, learning support assistants or SEN assistants. The distance learning qualification consists of nine online units, which will help students develop an understanding in subjects ranging from supporting child development to health and safety.

Students will also learn how to main supportive relationships with young children; how to create effective and educational displays and discover how schools function as organisations. Altogether these online modules should take approximately 187 hours to complete. However, at Stonebridge College, we recommend that you take all the time you need.

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

 

Help improve own and team practice in schools

(T/601/7391, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 15 hours; Credits: 3)

  • Be able to reflect on own practice
  • Be able to improve own practice
  • Understand the work of the team
  • Be able to support the work of the team

 

Maintain and support relationships with children and young people

(D/601/7403, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 15 hours; Credits: 3)

  • Be able to communicate with children and young people
  • Be able to develop and maintain relationships with children and young people
  • Be able to support relationships between children and young people and others in the setting

 

Support children and young people’s positive behaviour

(T/601/7407, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 15 hours; Credits: 2)

  • Know the policies and procedures of the setting for promoting children and young people’s positive behaviour
  • Be able to support positive behaviour
  • Be able to respond to inappropriate behaviour

 

Support learning activities

(A/601/7411, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 25 hours; Credits: 4)

  • Be able to support the teacher in planning learning activities
  • Be able to prepare for learning activities
  • Be able to support learning activities
  • Be able to observe and report on learner participation and progress
  • Be able to support the evaluation of learning activities
  • Be able to evaluate own practice in relation to supporting literacy, numeracy and ICT

 

Support children and young people’s health and safety

(T/601/7410, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 15 hours; Credits: 3)

  • Know the legislative and policy framework for health and safety
  • Be able to recognise and manage risks to children and young people’s health, safety and security
  • Be able to support children and young people to assess and manage risk
  • Be able to respond to emergency situations

 

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

 

Part C

Provide Displays in Schools

(K/601/6500, Unit level: 2; GLH 15 hours; Credits: 3)

  • Understand the school policy and procedures for displays
  • Be able to design displays
  • Be able to set up displays
  • Be able to maintain displays
  • Be able to dismantle displays

For more information on this course, please click here

Requirements

Whilst studying towards this Level 2 qualification, it is essential that you are working or volunteering in a school environment. This way, you will immediately be able to put your new skills to use. By the end of this experience and the online qualification, our students will feel confident in themselves and will be able to provide much needed, effective support in a learning environment. Unlike in some of our other courses, this is not a measured or assessed placement. All we ask is that our students are familiar with the learning environment so that they can quickly develop their skills.

 

 

Qualifications

NCFE

NCFE logo

On completion of this course you will receive the NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (RQF) qualification. This qualification is listed on the RQF (Qualification Number: 501/0031/2).

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.

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