NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning
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This qualification is part of the new suite of Supporting Teaching and Learning qualifications.
About this qualification
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.
This qualification is available to study in Welsh. Please see the Welsh translated Qualification Specification, which is available to download. There will also be the option to select the certificate language when claiming certificates via the NCFE Portal.
Who is it suitable for?
This qualification is aimed at learners in placement / working in support roles within schools and colleges.
When is it available?
1st February 2018
What are the entry requirements?
The minimum age for a learner taking this qualification is 16 years old.
How is this qualification structured?
There are 11 mandatory units in this qualification.
How is it assessed?
This qualification is internally assessed.
How long will it take to complete this qualification?
The Certificate can usually be completed in a year.
Do you need to be working to take this qualification?
Learners will need to be working or on a practical placement for the duration of the course in a learning environment (school or college) as they need to show competence in both skills and knowledge.
What related qualifications can you progress to?
This qualification shares 3 mandatory units with the NCFE CACHE Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools and Colleges (603/2478/8) and, therefore, provides opportunities for direct progression for those learners transitioning from the Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools and Colleges to this level 2 certificate.
Funding for our qualifications
Find out more about funding for this and other qualifications on our funding page.
Our new Supporting Teaching and Learning qualifications do not have separate Learner Handbooks. The qualification specification contains everything that a learner will need to record their evidence and compile their portfolio.