19 Years and Over


This Level 2 qualification has been designed to provide knowledge, skills and understanding needed to work directly with children and young people in a school environment.

Learners will take part in learning about children and education from five years of age. However, learners will also cover learning about Early Years education as this will enhance learner’s knowledge.

It is aimed at learners working in roles that support pupils’ learning in primary, secondary or special schools, as well as colleges


This qualification covers the following units:-

Understand schools and colleges as organisations
Understand children and young people’s development
Safeguarding children and young people
Equality, diversity and inclusion in a learning environment for children and young people
Maintain relationships with children and young people
Support the health and safety of children and young people
Support positive behaviour in a learning environment for children and young people
Contribute to teamwork in a learning environment
Understand children and young people’s play and leisure
Promote an effective learning environment
Provide displays in a learning environment


Fees: 732.00


The learner will be qualified at level 2 and this may lead to employment in Primary, Secondary and Specialist areas in Supporting Teaching and Learning. Learners can progress onto the Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning, or into the workforce.

Additional information

Learners need to find their own voluntary or paid placement in an educational setting for a minimum of 6 hours each week or a total of 100 hours. This can be a Primary school; a secondary school; an academy; a special school or a college in Year One or above. Learners will need to arrange a DBS with the school where possible although the college are also able to do this for a fee.

Prior to starting the course, the learner needs to have successful completion of (BKSB) Maths and English initial assessments (above Entry 3).

Further Information

For further information, advice and guidance call The Learner Experience Team on 01625 410002.

Duration and Times

Start date: 18/09/2019

End date: 18/06/2020

Time: 9:30am - 12:30pm

Days of week: Tu

Number of Weeks: 33

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