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

Course: L2 Cert in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
Location: Winsford
Dates: 18/09/2017 to 02/07/2018
Times: 17.00 to 21.00
Hours/week: 4.00
Weeks: 35



01606 74444

What is the programme structure?

The course will run for 1 evening per week on a Monday at the Winsford Campus over an academic year (September – June)

All elements of the course are internally assessed. Assessment methods will include;

• Observation in practice
• Witness evidence
• Professional discussion
• Reflection on own practice in real work situations
• Written assignments

Who is the programme for?

Learners working in roles that support pupils’ learning in primary, secondary or special schools.

How long does it take to complete?
1 academic year (September to June)

What qualifications do I need?

Learners should be at least 16 years of age.

To complete the Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning you will need to be supporting the teacher and pupils in the classroom for a minimum of one day per week.

As this is an assessment-based qualification, you will be assessed in the workplace through direct observation and with a portfolio of work-based evidence. You will therefore need to be in a role in your placement which meets the assessment requirements; you will also need a supervisor who will be able to support you with your continuing professional development records.

There is a check-list of the key requirements you will need to fulfil in order to meet the assessment criteria.The check-list can be printed off via this link http://www.midchesh.ac.uk/check-list-key-requirements

Please can you complete this with your placement supervisor (signed and dated) to confirm your role in your placement and bring this to your initial interview. This will enable us to verify that your setting will be able to support you in meeting the assessment requirements.

What does it include?

• Child and Young Person Development
• Safeguarding
• Communication
• Supporting young people’s positive behavior
• Supporting Learning Activities
• Improving own and team practice in schools

Are there any special facilities for the programme?
The classroom provided will be sufficient for the courses requirements.

Will there be any extra costs involved?

There are no extra costs involved for this course.

How is the programme assessed?
Learning is through classroom activity and work place assessment

What award will I achieve?
You will achieve a CACHE L2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

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What can I do next?

Upon completion of this qualification learners would be eligible to apply for the CACHE L3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools. Learners may also apply for job roles including;

• Teaching assistant
• Learning support assistant
• Special educational needs assistant

Equal Opportunities:

Mid Cheshire College is committed to the implementation of a policy to achieve equality of opportunity for all staff, students and members of the community it serves. In doing so the College will actively work to achieve equality regardless of age, race, skin colour, disability, gender, marital status, sexuality and faith. The College supports the government initiative ‘Every Child Matters’ and ‘Youth Matters’ and all courses include elements which contribute to students achieving the five outcomes, namely, being healthy, staying safe, enjoying and achieving, making a positive contribution and achieving economic well-being.

How do I get further information?

Contact the college on 01606 74444 alternatively visit the website www.midchesh.ac.uk or email info@midchesh.ac.uk

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