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Course Introduction

Teachers Train Teachers as a multi accredited teachers training provider offers this course with the approval of the NCFE Cache.The Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning has been designed to provide learners with an understanding of the knowledge and skills needed when working directly with children and young people in school or college environments. It covers a wide range of areas including children and young people’s development, supporting children and young people’s positive behaviour and communication and professional relationships.

It’s aimed at learners working in roles that support pupils’ learning in primary, secondary or special schools, as well as colleges.

Course Delivery and Support

Course Schedule

3-Hours a week

Course Fee

£1200 (with exam + VAT)-Self Funded

Course Duration


Who is it suitable for?

This qualification is aimed at learners in placement / working in support roles within schools and colleges.

Skills you will gain

After finishing the course the students will be able to develop and demonstrate the knowledge of skills and attributes detailed below:

Course Content

The units are broken down for you here so that you can see what your qualification will include.

Part 1 – Academic Lectures.

Students must attend all lectures and pass all 7 modules listed below, which are assessed entirely by Coursework.

Unit ref. Unit no. Unit title Unit type Level Credit
H/616/5424 SWSC1 Understand schools and colleges as organisations Knowledge 2 2
K/616/5425 SWSC2 Understand children and young people's development Knowledge 2 3
F/616/5429 SWSC5 Safeguarding children and young people Knowledge 2 3
K/616/5442 STL2C4 Equality, diversity and inclusion in a learning environment for children and young people Knowledge 2 3
M/616/5443 STL2C5 Maintain relationships with children and young people Knowledge/ Skills 2 3
M/616/5457 STL2C6 Support the health and safety of children and young people Knowledge/ Skills 2 3
M/616/5460 STL2C7 Support positive behaviour in a learning environment for children and young people Knowledge/ Skills 2 4
A/616/5462 STL2C8 Contribute to teamwork in a learning environment Knowledge/ Skills 2 3
J/616/5464 STL2C9 Understand children and young people’s play and leisure Knowledge 2 3
R/616/5466 STL2C10 Promote an effective learning environment Knowledge/ Skills 2 3
D/616/5468 STL2C11 Provide displays in a learning environment Knowledge/ Skills 2 2

Part 2 – Teaching Experience.

Students are required to complete 100 hours of certified practical teaching experience of which 8 hours will be observed by an Assessor

Course duration

Mode of studyterm 1term 2term 3term 4timetableduration
*Full-time 2 modules plus Study skills 2 Modules 3 Modules N/A 2 Days per week 1 Year
*Part-time 1 module plus Study skills 2 Modules 2 Modules 2 Modules 1 day/ 2 Evenings/1 Weekend per week 2 Years

Teaching & Learning:

How will I learn? 

We offer a blended training that will typically consist of active learning in a classroom environment as well as remote learning with online webinars. You will also have access to guest speakers who will share their expertise around safeguarding, using technology in the classroom and managing classroom behavior. You will also learn on the job through your teaching practice and reflecting on your practice. 

How will I be assessed? 

This is an assignment based course so there are no exams. You will be continually assessed throughout the 11 units required to compete the qualification, both by your assessor and your college tutor. You will create a portfolio of evidence using a range of the following methods: Written evidence, case studies, a reflective journal, being observed in placement.

Entry Requirements:

To access this course you are required to:

Progression & Career

Successful completion of the course will enable you to:

Which type of job roles can you apply for on completion?

Tuition Fee

The tuition fee for the course starting from £6000.For some students the course is fully funded by the student finance. To check your student finance eligibility, please speak to our admissions team at E:Admissions@teacherstrainteachers.co.uk or call us on +44 203 633 2344 or visit student finance website:https//www.gov.uk/student-finance

How to Apply

If you are interested in teaching and want to become a qualified teaching assistant, please apply online ,  complete and return it to Teachers Train Teachers with the relevant qualification documents,a copy of passport, CV and personal statement and send them to admissions@teacherstrainteachers.co.uk.