Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools - Level 2
This course is for people aged 19 or over
Faculty of Healthcare, Childcare and Public Services
Level Location Start Date End Date Day Time Fee Reduced Ask Apply
Level 2 Hele Road Centre *Please see below *Please see below Variable Variable £675.00 None

What is it like to study this course and how will I be assessed?

This certificate has been designed specifically for people working in a school and supporting children’s learning. 

This is a course which lasts up to one year. Your assessor will arrange to see you in your work place to plan assignments and assess your competence. You may also meet with your assessor by appointment  on a one to one basis at the college to cover the underpinning knowledge and carry out assessments. An online portfolio system is used which is accessible to you 24/7.  

Course dates are:-

  • 18th September 2017 to the 17th September 2018.
  • 15th January 2018 to the 14th January 2019.
  • 21st April 2018 to the 20th April2019.

What topics will I study?

This qualification has been designed to provide an introduction to the practical skills and knowledge required in a teaching assistant role and will provide occupational competence to work under the supervision of a class teacher. This is an ideal introductory course for those that are new to the role.

What are the entry requirements?

This course is aimed at unqualified staff working in the education sector. You must have employment or be volunteering in a real work environment for a minimum of approx 10/12 hours, have completed a DBS check (formerly CRB) and also have good levels of literacy.  

What facilities are there?

  • Tutorial and assessor support
  • Online portfolio and resources
  • You will have access to a learning resource centre

What can the course lead on to?

Once you have completed this course you may be eligible to work towards a Level 3 Diploma. You may also secure employment as a Teaching assistant. Click here to view other course options.

Are there any additional costs?

You can purchase a text book costing approximately £20.

What do our students think?

The course has been really valuable; it clarifies the wider issues involved with being a Teaching Assistant. Getting assessor feedback on my practice has been really helpful.”

It is important that you apply and pay for your course at least one week before the course starts to ensure that you will have access to all the facilities and resources in your first week.
Please be aware that there are no car parking facilities at Exeter College city centre sites, but public car parks are available across the city.

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