Support Work in Schools - Level 2

Course Code: SC1FE339


Next available course:

Start DateLocationDuration / Fees
11/01/2022Bispham Campus12 Weeks / £504.00Apply
12/01/2022Community Based12 Weeks / £504.00Apply
26/04/2022Bispham Campus12 Weeks / £504.00Apply
27/04/2022Community Based12 Weeks / £504.00Apply
14/09/2022Bispham Campus12 Weeks / £504.00Apply

Course Overview

This qualification (NCFE CACHE Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools and Colleges) provide an introduction to the knowledge and understanding needed to work in a school or college environment.

This course allows you to develop specialist knowledge and understanding of core mandatory units, including safeguarding and health and safety, essential to working or supporting in schools.

This qualification will not only support employment opportunities, but also the possibility of progressing on to the NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning.

This course is ideal for those already working or volunteering in school, to develop their underpinning knowledge, but also for those looking to move in to supportive roles such as administrative roles, site support roles, technical roles and volunteers, as well as roles that work directly with children and young people in the learning environment.

The course is delivered remotely and runs over 12 weeks with 4.5 hours of scheduled contact time each week.

Both daytime and evening options of study are available. You will be assigned a subject specialist course tutor who will deliver the live scheduled sessions.

The tutor will also be available for weekly support and to guide you from the beginning to the completion of your qualification.

The qualification is internally assessed using a range of methods including written assignments or tasks. Expert tuition is delivered by our industry specialists on this programme, with access to continued online support to assist in completing your assignments. 

Entry Requirements

No previous training or experience is required for this programme but you must be over 19 on the 31 August before the course start date.

Qualification Obtained

Award in Support Work in Schools and Colleges

Career Options and Progression

Assessment Methods

Teaching and Learning Methods

This course will be delivered remotely with live lectures and support sessions schedule for a total of 4.5 hours a week for 12 consecutive weeks (term time only) from the course start date.  

It is expected that you will complete a minimum of 3 hours independent study, each week, outside of the class to complete the assessment tasks which take the form of electronic workbooks. 

Industry Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of any courses within the College are approved to teach and/or assess the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering and/or assessing a given programme are appropriately qualified, with relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

Tuition Fees

Regulation and Accreditation

Terms and Conditions

European Structural and Investment Funds
Council for Independent Education
European Social Fund
Lancaster University
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