TQUK Supporting Teaching and Learning Level 2 QCF

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Typology Vocational qualification Level 2
Methodology Distance Learning
Class hours 180 hours of study
Duration 12 Months
Start Flexible
  • Vocational qualification Level 2
  • Distance Learning
  • 180 hours of study
  • Duration:
    12 Months
  • Start:

This teaching course is designed for individuals who are interested in becoming Learning Support Assistants or Teaching Assistants. Participants of this course will be able to effectively assist teachers and other educators inside and outside the classroom. Develop an understanding of a classroom assistant´s role and the skills needed to be helpful. Learn how to create supportive relationships with children in order to help build their confidence and comfort in the classroom. Practice creating a safe and educational environment for the students. Learn how to increase the effectiveness of the teacher´s curriculum. After completing this course, participants will have a strong understanding of the role of a teaching assistant and be able to successfully assist in the classroom.

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Where and when

Starts Location
Distance Learning
Starts Flexible
Distance Learning

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· Requirements

Student must be able to complete a 50 hour placement in a school environment.


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What you'll learn on the course

Child Development
Learning Activities
Child Welfare
Communicating with Children
Equality & Inclusion
Maintaining Supportive Relationships
Promoting Positive Behavior
Health and Safety
Creating Educational Environments

Teachers and trainers (1)

Nicola Kirkham Kirkham
Nicola Kirkham Kirkham
Development Manager

Course programme

Course Contents

Unit 1 Child and young person development

Unit 2 Support learning activities

Unit 3 Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people

Unit 4 Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults

Unit 5 Equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people

Unit 6 Help improve own and team practice in schools

Unit 7 Maintain and support relationships with children and young people

Unit 8 Support children and young people’s health and safety

Unit 9 Support Children and Young People’s Positive Behaviour

Unit 10 Schools as organisations

Unit 11 Prepare and maintain learning environments

Course Accreditation

This course provides successful students with a qualification from TQUK, regulated by Ofqual. TQUK is an Awarding Organisation recognised by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) in England and by the Welsh Government.

This is a knowledge based qualification suitable for support roles in schools, including site staff, administrators etc as well as those who work directly with children and young people.

This qualification seeks to develop the knowledge and understanding that all those working in a school setting will need and covers areas such as safeguarding, communication and understanding the school context.

Please Note: a work placement of at least 50 hours is required to complete this course.

Study Method

The course is designed for study by distance learning at work or at home. Students receive course manual, assignments and studyguide plus tutor support by mail and email. You can start at any time and plan your studies over a period of up to one year from the time of enrolment. In addition, students of this qualification will need to arrange and undertake a work placement of a minimum of 50 hours during their course.


Students are required to compile a portfolio of evidence which demonstrates their learning against each of the assessment criteria of the course. Portfolios are assessed by a tutor. Some portfolio evidence will need to be witnessed by a competent person in the workplace hence students must be employed in school or arrange and complete a work experience placement.

Course Duration

Students may register at any time and have a full year to complete their studies. The course will take around 180 hours of study to compete.

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