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Certificate in Supporting and Learning Level 2 (part-time)



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You will spend 1 day a week at College, you will also be required to undertake 1 or 2 days at a work placement as part of the course.



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What does this course involve?

This course is designed for those working or volunteering in primary, secondary or special schools. It covers a wide range of areas including children and young people’s development, supporting those with disabilities or special educational needs, and communication and professional relationships.

Modules covered include:

  • Child and young person development
  • Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people
  • Communication and professional relationships
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Schools as organisations
  • Help improve own and team practices within schools
  • Maintain and support relationships
  • Support health and safety
  • Support positive behaviour
  • Support learning activities

This Study Programme will include English and maths at an appropriate level, and it will support the development of skills towards employability and suitability to progress onto the next level of study.


What qualifications do I need?

4 Ds or 3s including English and maths or a relevant full level 1.


Assessment will be by the building of a portfolio of coursework and by workplace assessments.

Fees & Costs

If you are 16-18yrs old at the start of the Study Programme, it will be free. There may be additional payments required for trips, visits and other materials. For adult learners (over 19) financial support towards the costs of your Study Programme may be available. Eligible students may be able to get help with course related costs such as travel, equipment and childcare.

Please contact Support Services for confirmation of all Study Programme fees quoted:

Broadstairs Campus - 01843 605062 (or e-mail

Please note: For those claiming state working age benefit this course is classed as part-time.


Progression routes include the Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools, or the Level 3 Early Years Educator course. Alternatively you may wish to progress into employment.

Courses Levels: 
Level 2

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