Duration 1 year
Teaching and LearningAdults Employers Part-Time
The qualification is for those aspiring to want to work as part of a schools work force. Candidates should be looking to gain a placement in a school environment, aiming to complete around 120 hours placement as a minimum to ensure that they develop and evidence sufficiently their skills in the workplace.
The NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools is a competence-based qualification and has been accredited as part of the Qualifications and Curriculum Framework QCF. This course will give you the skills and knowledge specifically for working within a school sector.
You will study units including:
You will need:
At least 1 GCSE Grade 4 (C) or above in English or Maths
3 further GCSEs at Grade 3 (D) or higher
You will be invited to an information session to help us ensure the course is right for you.
This course runs each Monday evening from 6pm - 9pm.
If you are aged 19 - 23, you must have completed a full level 2 (or above) previously to study this course (unless you have an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP).
If you're aged 19 - 23, this course will be fully funded (i.e. there are no course fees to pay) if you already have a full level 2 qualification (or higher) and:
If you already have a level 2 qualification (or higher) but do not meet the other criteria, you will be able to study the course for the above fee. It is worth noting that having 5 GCSEs at grade 4 and above is considered a full level 2.
You will be able to study this course fully funded if you are either:
If you do not meet the above criteria, you will be able to study the course for the above fee.
For full details, please complete our fee calculator here.
Depending on your age, course, educational history and personal circumstances, there may be options available for you to receive a course fully-funded by the government. Our fee calculator will help give you an idea on whether you'll be able to have your course fee waived or covered by an Advanced Learner Loan.
If you are aged 19 - 24 at the start of your course and have an active Education, Health & Care Plan (EHCP), any course up to and including level 3 will be fully-funded by the government. This means you will not have a course fee to pay and any equipment considered essential to complete your course will be provided by the college.
The course is both theoretical and practical and is assessed within college and a relevant educational setting (typically one day per week in workplace environment).
You will be assessed using a variety of methods including written tasks, poster presentations, as well as observations in the workplace.
Duration 1 year