NCFE Level 2
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It’s a brilliant first step towards a rewarding career helping shape young minds. Hope to see you on board soon!

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NCFE Level 2 Teaching Assistant

OFQUAL RQF REGULATED QUALIFICATION – NCFE Certificate included

Our NCFE Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools and Colleges course is crafted with care to provide you with a solid foundation in the skills and knowledge essential for working with children and young people in school or college environments.

This course is your gateway to understanding the diverse roles and responsibilities you’ll encounter in the classroom. You’ll learn everything from fostering positive behaviour and effective communication to nurturing professional relationships.

It’s an exciting opportunity to step into a supportive role within education, and we can’t wait to help you start this journey.

The perfect course if you don’t yet work in a school

This is a knowledge-based qualification and a brilliant starting point for anyone not currently working in a school. It provides the perfect initial training or induction for those just starting out.

One of the best parts? Our Level 2 courses are designed to be more accessible and straightforward than Level 3, making your learning journey a bit smoother and easier to manage. It’s a great way to get your foot in the door and start building your future in education.

Enrolment fee includes NCFE certificate, course materials and full tutor support.

           

The latest 2024 syllabus included in this course

Enrolment fee includes NCFE certificate, all your course materials and full tutor support. You can also include the printed course handbooks if you prefer to study using paper-based learning.

NCFE Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools and Colleges

RQF REGULATED QUALIFICATION No. 603/2478/8

Lessons covered in this course:

Understand Children and Young People’s Development
RQF Unit Reference H/616/5425
Unit Level Level 2
Guided Learning 20 hours
Credit Value 2

This unit explores:

  • The expected pattern of development for children and young people from birth – 19 years
  • The factors that influence children and young people’s development and how these affect practice
  • How to monitor children and young people’s development and interventions that should take place if this is not following the expected pattern
  • The importance of early intervention to support the speech, language and communication needs of children and young people
  • The potential effects of transitions on children and young people’s development
Safeguarding Children and Young People
RQF Unit Reference F/616/5429
Unit Level Level 2
Guided Learning 20 hours
Credit Value 2

This unit explores:

  • The main legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding children and young people
  • The importance of working in partnership with other organisations to safeguard children and young people
  • The importance of ensuring children and young people?s safety and protection in the work setting
  • How to respond to evidence or concerns that a child or young person has been abused, harmed or bullied
  • Understand how to work with children and young people to support their safety and well-being
  • Understand the importance of e-safety for children and young people
Understand Schools and Colleges as Organisations
RQF Unit Reference H/616/5424
Unit Level Level 2
Guided Learning 20 hours
Credit Value 2

This unit explores:

  • The structure of education from early years to post-compulsory education
  • How schools are organised in terms of roles and responsibilities
  • School ethos, mission, aims and values
  • The legislation affecting schools
  • The purpose of school policies and procedures
  • The wider context in which schools operate
Understand Children and Young People’s Health and Safety
RQF Unit Reference A/616/5428
Unit Level Level 2
Guided Learning 20 hours
Credit Value 2

This unit explores:

Maintaining high standards within Health & Safety within any classroom.

Teachers can enhance their lessons/courses by creating a safe and supportive learning environment. This can be achieved through the initial assessment process, confidentiality within the classroom, Health & Safety and by being approachable.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in a Learning Environment for Children and Young People
RQF Unit Reference T/616/5468
Unit Level Level 2
Guided Learning 20 hours
Credit Value 2

Participation involves:

asking children and young people what works, what doesn’t work and what could work better; and involving them in the design, delivery and evaluation of services, on an ongoing basis.

Equality of access:

ensuring that discriminatory barriers to access are removed and allowing for children and young peoples individual needs

Anti-discriminatory practice:

taking positive action to counter discrimination. This will involve identifying and challenging discrimination and being positive in own practice about differences and similarities between people

Inclusion:

a process of identifying, understanding and breaking down barriers to participation and belonging.

Understand Communication and Professional Relationships with Children, Young People and Adults
RQF Unit Reference T/616/5427
Unit Level Level 2
Guided Learning 20 hours
Credit Value 2

Participation involves:

Policies and procedures of the setting relevant to promoting positive behaviour eg:

  • behaviour policy
  • code of conduct
  • rewards and sanctions
  • dealing with conflict and inappropriate behaviour
  • anti-bullying
  • attendance

Inappropriate behaviour is behaviour which conflicts with the accepted values and beliefs of the setting and society. Inappropriate behaviour may be demonstrated through speech, writing, non-verbal behaviour or physical abuse.

Challenging behaviour may involve:

  • verbal abuse (eg. racist comments, threats, bullying others)
  • physical abuse (such as assault of others, damaging property)
  • behaviour which is destructive to the child/young person
  • behaviour which is illegal.

Entry Requirements – no formal requirements

You don’t need any formal qualifications or school placement for this Level 2 course, you will be taught the full level 2 Award syllabus once you are enrolled. Our passion will enable you to interact with your tutor, ensuring you pass your course as easily as possible.

  • No formal qualifications required.
  • No school placement required.
  • You must be over 16 years of age.
  • Enrolments are open all year.

Course Delivery – instant access to your course

Receive immediate access to your course as soon as you’ve enrolled!

A genuine government certificate from NCFE & OFQUAL

Study with us, and you will gain the same government-accredited qualifications and certificates as at a local college.

Upon course completion, you will receive a government-regulated NCFE Level 3 RQF certificate that’s fully recognised & accepted by all primary and secondary schools, including colleges. There’s no mention of distance learning or home study anywhere on the certificate, and we guarantee it’s exactly the same qualification that attendance-based colleges provide.

Enrolment fee includes NCFE certificate, all your course materials and full tutor support.

( RQF’s have now replaced the old NVQ & QCF qualifications ) materials and full tutor support.

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    I’m almost halfway through my course & really enjoying the content. All queries are speedily replied to and my assessments marked and returned quickly.

    Anon

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    I would highly recommend this course, the course material given is excellent, it’s easy to send your work off and receive feedback, I knew my tutor was always there if I needed him too. I found the whole course very interesting and I’ve learnt loads.

    Chloe

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    Thanks to my fab tutor Chris for helping me so much. You were always there for me and I wouldn’t have finished sooooo quickly with our you! You are a star Christophar… see what I did there lol 🙂 x

    Ella K

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    It’s been a real pleasure working with my tutor Chris who has a more holistic and flexible approach than any of my other experiences and has kept me on track. Seven months on and I’m just about to finish my course.

    Miss x

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    I really do reccomend this course, my tutor was very helpful and responded very quickly when I needed help and advice. I completed my course within the year time given and found it pretty straight forward.

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    I just started working in my dream job and couldn’t have got here without all the help I got so just want to say thanks to all. Take care, you know who you are 🙂 Naz x

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    • For primary & secondary schools
    • Regulated by OFQUAL
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    This is a Home Study Course – enrol at anytime

    The Guided Learning Hours for this Level 2 Award in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools is 120 hours. The course is completed via home study, so you work entirely at your own pace, with 6-months to complete your course. Your certificate is issued by NCFE so you can be guaranteed your qualification is fully respected and recognised.


    Your Course Materials – choose paper books or online

    You’ll be given instant access to your course books and materials, with tailored learning available directly online. Because they’re written by us, you can be sure we’ll teach you everything you need to succeed. We’ll guide you through your entire course and get you fully prepared for all your course assignments. If you prefer, you can also have all of your course materials delivered by paper books.


    Course Delivery – get instant access to your course

    We understand how eager you are to get started on your course, so we give you immediate access to your course materials as soon as you’re enrolled. You get full access to everything and can start your study as soon as your enrolment is complete!


    Speak to Your Tutors – they’re fully qualified to help you

    Expert tutors are on hand to guide you through your course, providing feedback at every stage. Friendly and helpful, they’ll provide all the help you need, making you feel confident that you can complete your course successfully. Your tutor is easy to contact by telephone, e-mail or post so when you need an answer quickly, someone will always be available to help you.


    Entry Requirements – no formal requirements

    There is no previous experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course, you will be taught the full level 2 syllabus once you are enrolled. You may enrol at any time of the year.

    You must be over 16 years of age.


    Course Fees – split the cost with 0% monthly payments

    Our course enrolment fees are fully inclusive of everything & even include your NCFE CACHE certificate. There are no extra fees to pay after your enrolment is complete.

     

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    Becoming a teaching assistant

    This Level 2 Teaching Assistant qualification will help you stand out from other applicants. As a Teaching Assistant, you will be expected to support the teachers with their daily tasks in the classroom so that they can concentrate on teaching the children.

    Your job title could also be a Classroom Assistant or Learning Support Assistant. Your specific duties would vary depending on the school and the age of the children but would typically include:

    • Preparing the classroom for lessons
    • Listening to the children read, reading to them or telling them stories
    • Assisting children who need extra support to complete tasks
    • Helping the teacher to plan learning activities and complete records
    • Supervising group activities and displaying work
    • Looking after children who are upset or after an accident
    • Playing educational games with the children
    • Encouraging younger children to learn through play
    • Helping with outings and sporting events
    • Carrying out routine administrative tasks

    This home study course has 12 credits, meaning all primary and secondary schools fully recognise it as a Level 2 Teaching Assistant qualification. You can transfer any credits gained from this course to any other eligible RQF courses you intend to study.

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    Great value and well run I enjoyed my course.

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    I had fantastic tutor support throughout my course and I couldn’t be more delighted with my course. Thank you Demontfort college, I definitely have no hesitation recommending you to my school head.

    Jonathan Sinclair

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    So far I’m really happy, it’s easy to use and my tutor Chris has been great. I’d say you can’t really go wrong with this course, I think it’s the best on the market.

    Armeen Ali

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    Excellent service from Chris and de montfort college, I’ve been continuously offered support and help throughout..very pleased!

    Siaul20877

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    Found my tutor exceptional in terms of friendliness, professionalism and willingness to offer help and assistance.Staff should be praised, thank you

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    At De Montfort we have many years of experience providing the highest quality online Teaching Assistant courses, here are just some of the reasons we think you’ll love us.

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    Cost-effective

    With all of our courses delivered online, we can minimise costs and provide you with official qualifications for less than most physical colleges.

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    All of our friendly tutors are experts in their field and will be on hand to support you every step of the way through your Teaching Assistant course.

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    Our online tuition allows you to study from the comfort of your own home and at your own pace.

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    All of our courses are accredited by NCFE giving you an RQF qualification that is recognised by all schools.

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