Level 2 Award in Support Work In Schools (QCF)

What Does The Qualification Cover?

This qualification is an introduction to the information and knowledge needed to work in primary, secondary or special schools. It covers the many varied roles that full and part time support staff may fulfil which can include: administrative roles, site support roles, technical roles and volunteers, as well as those roles that work directly with children and young people in the school environment.

Qualification Gained: Level 2 Award in Support Work In Schools. The award is comprised of mandatory and optional units including;

  • Child and young person development
  • Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people
  • Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people
  • Schools as organisations
  • Who Is This Qualification Suitable For?

This qualification is suitable for those who would like to work in a school support role. The course will also suit you if you are already working in a school and want a qualification that proves your skills and helps you develop your career.

What Are The Entry Requirements?

There are no formal entry requirements although candidates should have the ability to manage the requirements of the level of the qualification.

How Many Credits Are Required To Complete Them?

The Award requires 12 credits with 80 guided learning hours.

How Is The Qualification Assessed?

The course will be assessed by your tutor using a range of methods. This can include written assignments, case studies and tasks set.  

Do You Need To Be Working To Take The Qualifications?

No you do not need to be working or volunteering in a practical placement to undertake the course.

How Long Will It Take To Complete?

It will take approximately 6 months to completethe course.

What Qualifications Can You Progress To? The Level 2 Certificate in Supporting

Teaching and Learning in Schools and The Level 3 Award in Supporting Learning in Schools.

What Type of Job Roles Can You Apply For On Completion?

On completion of these qualifications you can gain a role supporting staff in schools.

What Is The Course Cost?

The cost of the course is £250

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