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Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools CACHE Level 2 Certificate at Bradford College

Course description

This qualification will enable you to develop the knowledge and skills needed when supporting teaching and learning in schools.

The course is designed to provide a qualification for Teaching Assistants who are working with pupils and who may be new entrants to the profession  whose responsibilities at work are limited in scope.

Course content

The course leads to a Teaching Assistant qualification and covers a wide range of areas including the development of children and young people, supporting those with disabilities or special educational needs and communication & professional relationships.

To achieve the Level 2 Certificate, you must complete nine Mandatory Units making up 24 credits and an extra two Optional Units depending on your work role.

Some of the Units are assessed through written assignments and some through workplace practice.

We also offer a Level 2 and 3 Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Apprenticeship that is suitable for those who are supporting teaching and learning in primary, secondary or special needs schools. This course is run in conjunction with City Training Services on a day release basis with starts throughout the year. You will attend courses either at Bradford College or in a community setting.

Entry requirements

A minimum of GCSE English at Grade D or above and GCSE Mathematics at Grade E or above.

You must be in volunteering or paid employment in a school setting for a minimum of 12 hours per week.



You will be required to develop a portfolio of evidence demonstrating your competence and underpinning knowledge relating to the units. Approved Assessors will carry out assessments in the workplace. This will be supplemented by other types of evidence as well as written assignments for certain units.

Future opportunities

Successful completion of the Level 2 course will offer a progression opportunity to the Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools.

Further information

For further information please visit our website or contact our admissions department on 01274 433333.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 04 March 2016
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