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NVQ Level 2 in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools *Fees Payable* at Eden College

Course description

This NVQ is designed to reflect the work of candidates who are employed as teaching assistants and who may be new to the occupation and/or whose responsibilities at work are limited in scope. It is suitable for candidates whose levels of decision-making and work are tightly defined by the classroom teacher. The NVQ is suitable for those working with pupils of any age in primary, secondary or special schools.

Course content

To achieve a full OCR Level 2 NVQ in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools, a candidate must achieve seven units made up of five mandatory units and two optional units.

Mandatory Units

Unit 1 Provide support for learning activities

Unit 2 Support children’s development

Unit 3 Help to keep children safe

Unit 4 Contribute to positive relationships

Unit 5 Contribute to positive relationships

Optional Units

Unit 6 Support literacy and numeracy activities

Unit 7 Support the use of information and communication technology for teaching and learning

Unit 8 Use information and communication technology to support pupils’ learning

Unit 9 Observe and report on pupil performance

Unit 10 Support children’s play and learning

Unit 11 Contribute to supporting bilingual/multilingual pupils

Unit 12 Support a child with disabilities or special educational needs

Unit 13 Contribute to moving and handling individuals

Unit 14 Support individuals during therapy sessions

Unit 15 Support children and young people’s play

Unit 16 Provide displays

Unit 17 Invigilate tests and examinations

Financial information

Level 2 - Fees are £800 for home(EU) and £1,000 for international students.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Eden College directly.

Last updated date: 31 July 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 8 Months