Teaching Assistant: CACHE Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools (QCF)

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This is a knowledge based qualification; it is suitable for:

  • Students who may not yet be employed within a school
  • All support staff roles in schools, including school administrator, receptionist, library assistant, IT support worker, learning support assistant, teaching assistant, caretaker, lunch-time assistant
  • Those who work directly with children and young people
  • Students who require initial training or an induction to a new role

The course 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.

The Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools is a knowled…

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Description

This is a knowledge based qualification; it is suitable for:

  • Students who may not yet be employed within a school
  • All support staff roles in schools, including school administrator, receptionist, library assistant, IT support worker, learning support assistant, teaching assistant, caretaker, lunch-time assistant
  • Those who work directly with children and young people
  • Students who require initial training or an induction to a new role

The course 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.

The Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools is a knowledge based qualification and thus a school placement is not needed in order to successfully complete this course.

Qualification Number: 500/9964/4

To gain the qualification learners will need to achieve 12 credits, 9 of these credits coming from part A and 3 credits from Part B.

Syllabus

Part A

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

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

For more information on this course, please click here

Qualifications

Qualification: CACHE Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools

On completion of this course you will receive the CACHE Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools (QCF) qualification. This qualification is listed on the QCF (Qualification Number: 500/9964/4).

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: 80 hrs.

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