Level 2 Supporting Teaching and Learning


Level 2

Minimum entry age: 16

GLH: 225

TQT: 321

Credit Value: 32


What does this qualification cover?

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.

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.

Funding for our qualifications

Find out more about funding for this and other qualifications on our funding page.

Supporting materials

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.


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