This qualiﬁcation will enable learners to develop the knowledge and skills needed when supporting teaching and learning in primary, secondary or special schools. It covers a wide range of areas including children and young people’s development, supporting those with disabilities or special educational needs and communication and professional relationships.
It is also a must-have for all those undertaking the Level 2 Supporting Teaching and Learning Apprenticeship.
What does the qualification cover?
This qualification provides you with the core knowledge and skills needed to work in a supervised support role with children or young people in primary, secondary or special schools. You will need to complete 9 mandatory and a selection of optional units to achieve this qualification. The mandatory units are:
There are also optional units.
Who is it suitable for?
Anyone who is working in a role that supports pupils’ learning.
What are the entry requirements?
You should be at least 16 years old.
How is it assessed?
It will be assessed by your tutor or assessor using a range of methods. This could include direct observation in the workplace, a portfolio of evidence, written assignments or a task set by CACHE.
Do you need to be working to take the qualification?
Yes, you will need to be working, volunteering or on practical placement as you need to show competence in both knowledge and skills.
How long does it take to complete?
You can usually complete it in 6 months. Apprenticeships are required to be a minimum of a year and 1 day.
What could this qualification lead to?
This qualification provides you with the knowledge, understanding and skills to work in a variety of supervised roles that support pupils’ learning in schools, such as:
What related qualifications can you progress to?
If you are looking to continue studying after completion of this qualification, completion of the CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools provides you with the knowledge and skills to progress to: