CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

This qualification will enable the learner to develop the knowledge and skills needed when supporting teaching and learning in schools.

It is suitable for learners working in roles that support pupils' learning including teaching assistants, learning support assistants and special needs assistants.

  • What will be studied

    You will learn all aspects of the role of a Teaching Assistant. and how to effectively support children and young people in the classroom environment. Units include:

    • Understand Schools and Colleges as Organisations
    • Understand Children and Young People's Development
    • Safeguarding Children and Young People
    • Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in a Learning Environment for Children and Young People
    • Maintain Relationships with Children and Young People
    • Support the Health and Safety of Children and Young People
    • Support Positive Behaviour in a Learning Environment for Children and Young People
    • Contribute to Teamwork in a Learning Environment
    • Understand Children and Young People's Play and Leisure
    • Promote an Effective Learning Environment
    • Provide Displays in a Learning Environment      
  • What are the entry requirements?

    GCSE English and Maths are desirable but not essential for the course but they may be a requirement for employment.

  • Where does this course lead to?

    Level 3 Supporting Teaching and Learning suite of qualifications

  • What qualifications will be gained?

    NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

  • How will this course be delivered?

    One evening per week, usually Wednesday 6-9pm. You will be required to complete 12 hours of work experience with children from 5-19 per week


  • How will I be assessed?

    You will complete a range of tasks including essays, individual research, group presentations. Practical skills will be observed in placement.

  • How to get a place?

    Apply on-line or contact Learner Services on 01562 512003.  An interview will be required for this course.

  • Other Information:

    All applicants will be required to complete an enhanced DBS Disclosure.


    Higher Education can lead to roles such as an early years teacher, family support worker, learning mentor, primary school teacher, secondary school teacher, special educational needs teacher, social worker, teaching assistant, youth worker.


Start Date : September 2019 End Date : July 2020 Fee : £895 + £93 additional fees
Day : N/A Time : N/A Fee Description : £895 + £93 additional fees Duration : 1 Year
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