The Support Work in Schools – CACHE Level 2 Award (RQF) Course is available to learners 16+ who are interested in working within a school, particularly in the role of a Teaching Assistant, Classroom Assistant or Learning Support Assistant
As it’s a knowledge based qualification, it can be taken by learners not yet employed in a school, as well as providing initial training/induction for those new in post.
This course provides successful students with a CACHE Level 2 Award Qualification with 12 credits.
- Unit 1: Child and Young Person Development
- Unit 2: Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young People
- Unit 3: Communication and Professional Relationships with Children, Young People and Adults
- Unit 4: Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Work with Children and Young People
- Unit 5: Schools as Organisations
Understand the potential effects of transitions on children and young people’s development.
Understand inclusion and inclusive practices in work with children and young people.
There are no entry requirements for this course providing students feel comfortable studying at a Level 2 standard.
This course is suitable for students who want to gain a qualification and don’t have a placement within a School.
You can start this course at any time, and you would be registered for a one-year period. You also have access to a personal tutor who can be contacted by email. Your tutor is available to assist with any queries and to mark your assignments for the Awarding Body.
As the course is self-study, you can complete it as quickly as you like. Support extensions are available if students do not complete the course within the one-year period.
The course is assessed through a series of written assignments, which are submitted and marked by your course tutor. There is no external examination required.
The Qualification is gained from your coursework so there is no exam to complete. On successful completion, students will gain a Level 2 Support Work in Schools Qualification issued by CACHE.
This qualification has been accredited on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF Qualification Number – 500/9964/4). This is a Level 2 Award Qualification and has 12 credits.
Information on level descriptors can be found on the Ofqual’s level descriptors page.
CACHE are a national awarding body who offer high-quality qualifications for the care and education industry, making them the UK’s leading sector specialist. Established in 1945 by the Ministry of Health under the name of the National Nursery Examination Board (NNEB). In 1994 the NNEB merged with the Council for Early Years Awards to form CACHE. They offer a portfolio of qualifications ranging from Entry to Level 5. This course is purchased through Distance Learning Centre, a partner of Kendal Publishing. The delivery, assessment and quality assurance will be carried out by Kendal Publishing who are an approved CACHE centre for assessment and certification.