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Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (QCF)

Somerset Skills & Learning
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12 months
Part time
Professional Training
Next available date: Anytime - Yeovil
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Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (QCF)

This nationally recognised qualification is for you if you work in any classroom or learning support role for at least 10 hours per week in either a paid or voluntary capacity.

It will help improve your skills and progress your career and is especially designed for people who would like to become a teaching assistant, learning support assistant or a SEN assistant.

The focus of the course is to train you further in child development, health and safety, building relationships and supporting pupils' learning. With the extra skills and knowledge will come growing confidence and the opportunity to demonstrate competence to employers in order to advance your career.

Suitability - Who should attend?

  • Good standard of literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Average of 10 hours per week working in a school, either paid or voluntary.

Training Course Content

Learners must achieve 30 credits in total from a combination of mandatory and optional units. The mandatory units cover general aspects of school and classroom support, learners can then choose specific optional units that match their particular work role or school environment.

Why choose Somerset Skills & Learning

95% of our students would recommend us to family and friends

Over 6,000 learners supported this year

Over 100 courses on offer


This course is FREE if you are aged 19+ and have lived in the EU for the past 3 years and currently living in England outside of Greater Manchester, Liverpool City, Cambridge & Peterborough, Tees Valley and West Midlands. If you have not lived in the EU for the past 3 years, please contact us to discuss.

Continuing Studies

Those who develop in their role through this qualification can progress onto the Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools.

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Somerset Skills & Learning

We are a leading provider of apprenticeships, traineeships and qualification courses across Somerset. We deliver from centres in Taunton, Bridgwater, Yeovil and Frome as well as via distance learning. As a leading adult education provider we also provide adult community...

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BA11 1FW Taunton Somerset

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