Courses for learners aged 19 and over

CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (QCF)

Course Code Start Date End Date Wks Day Time Venue Fees
24yrs +
16HCRD1090/1 12/09/2016 19/06/2017 33 M 09:30 - 12:30 Macclesfield College £690.00 Fee Code: 1 G £690.00Fee Code: G
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Course Information

This qualification will enable the learner to develop the knowledge and skills needed when supporting teaching and learning in the school environment and is made up of mandatory and optional units which are based on knowledge and skills.

Who is it for?
This course is suitable for learners working in roles that support pupils’ learning including teaching assistants, learning support assistants and special needs assistants.

CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (QCF)

Entry Requirements
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification but learners will need to be at least 16 years of age.

Work in a real work environment - learners will need to be working or volunteering in a school environment as they need to show competence in both knowledge and skills.

To gain the qualification learners will need to achieve 30 credits with 24 credits coming from the mandatory units. They will then need to achieve a minimum of 3 credits from optional units in Group A and 3 credits from optional units in Group B. This qualification includes four mandatory units from the Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools and the Level 2 Certificate in Supporting the Wider Curriculum in Schools. This enables credits and learning to be transferred from one qualification to another.

All units are internally assessed. Assessment enables the learner’s workplace practice to provide evidence for individual units as well as the whole qualification. Methods of assessment could include:

• Inference of knowledge from direct observation of practice
• Witness evidence when directed by the sector skills assessment strategy
• Professional discussion
• Reflection on own practice in real work situations
• Written assignments
• Learner’s own plans and written records
• Task set by awarding body for knowledge learning outcomes only

The qualification will be ‘pass’ or ‘refer’ and all the assessment criteria of the chosen units must be achieved in order to obtain a pass.

Awarding Body

Follow up courses/Progression
Progression to CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (QCF).

Career Opportunities
This qualification will establish the learner as a qualified experienced worker at level 2 and will allow access to working directly with children or young people in school environments.

Course information code: 0598