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Entry Requirements

Learners will need to be working or on a practical placement for the duration of the course in a learning environment (schools) as they need to show competence in both skills and knowledge. Learners on practical placements will need an Enhanced DBS certificate.

Who is the course for

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

Course Content

There are 11 mandatory units in this qualification. 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.

Study Methods

Class based discussions, presentations, group work, online resources, and independent study

How is the course assessed

Internally assessed with a range of evidence to build a portfolio of evidence with placement assessed observations

Where next - Further Studies

Learners can progress onto the Level 3 Certificate or Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning, or into the workforce.

Where next - Job Opportunities

School based as a Level 2 Teaching Assistant

How to Apply

To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

  • Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
  • Post - if you would prefer to submit a paper form please click here to download a copy. Please fill it out and return it to: Admissions, Harrow College, Lowlands Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 3AQ.

When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.