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NCFE CACHE Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools and Colleges

Ref:
603/2478/8
Sector:
Education and Training, Supporting Teaching and Learning

Level
Level 2
Minimum entry age
16
GLH
90
TQT
120
Credit Value
12

This qualification is part of the new suite of Supporting Teaching and Learning qualifications.

What does this qualification cover?

This qualification is an introduction to the knowledge and understanding needed to work in a school or college environment. It can apply to the many varied roles that full and part-time support staff may fulfil including: administrative roles, site support roles, technical roles and volunteers, as well as roles that work directly with children and young people in the learning environment.

When is it available?

1 February 2018

Who is it suitable for?

The qualification is aimed at a range of learners, including young people, mature learners, learners with special educational needs or where English is an additional language, who are thinking of working in a school or college setting.

What are the entry requirements?

Learners must be at least 16 years old. We do not set any other entry requirements but Centres may have their own guidelines.

How is this qualification structured?

To achieve the Award the learner must complete 6 mandatory units.

How is it assessed?

All units will be internally assessed using a range of methods, which could include written assignments or tasks such as designing a leaflet or booklet, charts or diagrams, or setting up an information board.

How long will it take to complete this qualification?

The Award can usually be completed in 6 months.

Do you need to be working to take this qualification?

This is a knowledge-only qualification. Learners do not need to be working or undertaking practical placements to take this qualification.

What related qualifications can you progress to?

The Award shares mandatory units with the Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning qualification, providing a direct progression route.

Funding for our qualifications

Find out about funding for this and other qualifications on our funding page.

Supporting materials

Our new Supporting Teaching and Learning qualifications do not have separate Learner Handbooks. The qualification specification contains everything that a learner will need to record their evidence and compile their portfolio.


Qualification Specification
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