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

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Teaching Assistant Course

The Teaching Assistant CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools qualification will enable the leaner to develop the knowledge and skills needed when supporting teaching and learning in schools.

About Teaching Assistant Course

The Teaching Assistant CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools qualification is suitable for learners working in roles that support pupil’s learning such as: Teaching Assistants, Learning Support Assistants and Special Needs Assistants.

The Teaching Assistant Course is suitable for volunteers or people newly employed in schools who work regularly with children/young people

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Teaching Assistant Course

The Teaching Assistant CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools qualification will enable the leaner to develop the knowledge and skills needed when supporting teaching and learning in schools.

About Teaching Assistant Course

The Teaching Assistant CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools qualification is suitable for learners working in roles that support pupil’s learning such as: Teaching Assistants, Learning Support Assistants and Special Needs Assistants.

The Teaching Assistant Course is suitable for volunteers or people newly employed in schools who work regularly with children/young people

The Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools you will need to be working or volunteering in a school environment as you will need to show competence in both knowledge and skills.

Qualification Number: 501/0031/2

To gain the qualification learners will need to achieve 30 credits from the 11 units below.

Syllabus

Child and young person development

(H/601/3305, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 15 hours; Credits: 2)

  • Know the main stages of child and young person development
  • Understand the kinds of influences that affect children and young people’s development
  • Understand the potential effects of transitions on children and young people’s development

Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people

(K/601/3323, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 20 hours; Credits: 3)

  • Know about the legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding the welfare of children and young people including e-safety
  • Know what to do when children or young people are ill or injured, including emergency procedures
  • Know how to respond to evidence or concerns that a child or young person has been abused, harmed or bullied

Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults

(F/601/3313, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 15 hours; Credits: 2)

  • Know how to interact with and respond to children and young people
  • Know how to interact with and respond to adults
  • Know how to communicate with children, young people and adults
  • Know about current legislation, policies and procedures for confidentiality and sharing information, including data protection

Equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people

(D/601/3321, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 15 hours; Credits: 2)

  • Understand the importance of promoting equality and diversity in work with children and young people
  • Understand the impact of prejudice and discrimination on children and young people
  • Understand inclusion and inclusive practices in work with children and young people

Help improve own and team practice in schools

(T/601/7391, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 15 hours; Credits: 3)

  • Be able to reflect on own practice
  • Be able to improve own practice
  • Understand the work of the team
  • Be able to support the work of the team

Maintain and support relationships with children and young people

(D/601/7403, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 15 hours; Credits: 3)

  • Be able to communicate with children and young people
  • Be able to develop and maintain relationships with children and young people
  • Be able to support relationships between children and young people and others in the setting

Support children and young people’s positive behaviour

(D/601/7407, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 15 hours; Credits: 2)

  • Know the policies and procedures of the setting for promoting children and young people’s positive behaviour
  • Be able to support positive behaviour
  • Be able to respond to inappropriate behaviour

Support learning activities

(A/601/7411, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 25 hours; Credits: 4)

  • Be able to support the teacher in planning learning activities
  • Be able to prepare for learning activities
  • Be able to support learning activities
  • Be able to observe and report on learner participation and progress
  • Be able to support the evaluation of learning activities
  • Be able to evaluate own practice in relation to supporting literacy, numeracy and ICT

Support children and young people’s health and safety

(T/601/7410, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 15 hours; Credits: 3)

  • Know the legislative and policy framework for health and safety
  • Be able to recognise and manage risks to children and young people’s health, safety and security
  • Be able to support children and young people to assess and manage risk
  • Be able to respond to emergency situations

Part B

Schools as organisations

(A/601/3326, Unit Level: 3; GLH: 15 hours; Credits: 3)

  • Know the different types of schools in the education sector
  • Know how schools are organised in terms of roles and responsibilities
  • Understand how schools uphold their aims and values
  • Know about the laws and codes of practice that affect work in schools
  • Know about the range and purpose of school policies and procedures
  • Know about the wider context in which schools operate

Part C

Support assessment for learning

(A/601/4072, Unit Level: 3; GLH: 20 hours; Credits: 4)

  • Understand the purpose and characteristics of assessment for learning
  • Be able to use assessment strategies to promote learning
  • Be able to support learners in reviewing their learning strategies and achievements
  • Be able to contribute to reviewing assessment for learning

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Qualifications

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

On completion of this course you will receive the CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (QCF) qualification. This qualification is listed on the QCF (Qualification Number: 501/0031/2).

CACHE is the UK's only specialist awarding organisation for the children and adult care sectors. CACHE continue to develop the most up to date and relevant qualifications for the new QCF and work closely with Sector Skills Councils to ensure the highest level of quality and a cutting-edge service to their customers, our learners, and the sector.

Requirements for Entry

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Study Options

In order to offer our students the most convenient and flexible distance learning courses, Stonebridge Associated College offers you the option to study for your course via two methods:

  • 1. Via the traditional paper-based method.
  • 2. Through the online method via ElearnUK.

If you do not have Internet access, or would prefer to study this course via the traditional paper/postal based study method, you can find more information on the course by clicking on the link below.

Stonebridge Prices

Studying by Post. If you would like to pay by instalments, we do offer an affordable interest free payment plan scheme which allows you to spread the cost of your course over a number of months. However, to use this option you will need to study for your course using the traditional paper-based method. For more information on our payment plans please visit our website at www.stonebridge.uk.com

The reason why the course fee is less if you choose to study online, is because with online study there are no costs associated with postage and printing etc. and thus we are able to offer the course at a reduced rate.

The total amount payable over the term's period, is no more than the total cash price of the course.
(APR = 0%). Written quotations are available on request.

Study Hours

This is only an approximate figure and is dependant upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each lesson there is a question paper that needs to be completed and returned to your tutor. You should allow at least 1 - 2 hours of study to complete each question paper.

The approximate amount of time required to complete the course is: 187 hrs.

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