Support Work in Schools And Teaching Assistant (Level 2)
A distance learning course is the ideal way to gain a Level 2 in Support Work in Schools & Teaching Assistant. Whether you're looking to go on to further education, improve your job prospects or expand your knowledge, distance learning Support Work in Schools & Teaching Assistant is a flexible and convenient course, which allows you to comprehensively prepare for a Support Work in School & Teaching Assistant exam or career through home study. What's more, because the distance learning Level 2 Support Work in Schools & Teaching Assistant course is a fully comprehensive course, no prior knowledge is required.
What Could I Do After Taking This Support Work in Schools & Teaching Assistant Course?
With relevant Experience and Qualifications, you can go on to become a Teaching assistant. Teaching assistants support children with their learning activities in the classroom. They work closely with teachers to make sure pupils enjoy learning in a safe and caring setting.
If you like working with children and want to play a part in their education and wellbeing, this career could be ideal for you. You'll need to the ability to work closely with parents and teachers. You'll also need good literacy and numeracy skills, as well as creative ideas for activities.
Salaries for full-time teaching assistants range from £13,000 to over £18,000 a year. Salaries for full-time HLTAs can start from £16,000 to £21,000 a year.*
*Figures are intended as a guideline only.
On completion of the Level 2 in Support Work in Schools & Teaching Assistant course, learners can go on to study further in areas such as:
- Education and Training Award Level 3 QCF
- Higher Level Teaching Assistant (Level 4)
- Supporting Teaching And Learning in Schools (Level 3)
Your Support Work in Schools And Teaching Assistant (Level 2) Course:
- Study Time
- Key Topics
- Entry Requirements
- Home Study Support
- Home Study Resources
- Further Information
- What's Included
- Possible Career Path
Study Hours are an approximate figure and are dependant upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each lesson there is a question paper that needs to be completed and returned to your tutor. You should allow at least 1 - 2 hours of study to complete each question paper.
The approximate amount of time required to complete the Support Work in Schools And Teaching Assistant (Level 2) course is: 270 Hours
The Level 2 Award in Support Work in School & Teaching Assistant course is divided into following comprehensive modules:
Support Work in Schools
- Child and young person development
- Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people
- Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults
- Equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people
- Schools as organisations
Four mandatory units:
- Supporting the Teacher
- Supporting the Pupil
- Supporting the Curriculum
- Supporting the School
Students then choose three of the following optional units:
- Supporting ICT in the Classroom
- Supporting Pupils with Special Education Needs
- Supporting Literacy Development
- Supporting Numeracy Development
- Working with Others
This course is marked through a process of continuous assessment guided by your tutor following NCFE guidelines. This means that your qualification will be awarded according to your performance on assessments rather than by taking an exam.
We send the full course out with the units listed above, you then read through the course in your own time and complete the assignments which you send to your tutor for marking. There is no word count for these assignments. However, one sentence answers will be rejected and you will have to re-submit it for marking.
Upon verification of the activities, exercises and assignments, a certificate of achievement will be awarded by the national awarding organisation NCFE, as confirmation that your written work has met all of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for the programme.
Entry RequirementsNo Entry Requirements
The good news is that no prior learning knowledge or experience is essential to take this course. This course is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about Support Work in Schools & Teaching Assistant and would like to take part in a highly rewarding home study course. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to expand their knowledge and study further, so we try to keep our entry requirements to a minimum.
You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with full tutor support.
Home Study Support
You will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your course of study. You will have your own personal tutor helping you with your course work and with any questions you may have. Plus you can contact our Student Advisors by email or phone for all the practical advice you may need – so we really are with you 100%.
What's more, you'll have access to the online student portal, where you can interact with other students, browse our resource library and manage your account.
Home Study Resources
You will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your course of study. Your course fee covers all textbooks, study folders, and/or online learning aids designed for distance learning.
This Level 3 in Support Work in School & Teaching Assistant Course pack includes the Student Handbook with all relevant information that you would need to successfully complete the course.
This is a dual certification course :
NCFE Level 2 Support Work in Schools Award &
NCFE Level 2 Award in Teaching Assistant
At the end of this course successful learners will be awarded two certificates of achievement by NCFE. The course NCFE Level 2 Support Work in Schools provides successful students with a qualification listed on the Qualifications and Credit Framework Database, accredited by NCFE at level 2.
The course Teaching Assistant Level 2 has been accredited under NCFE IIQ Licence by UKOL which has been approved as an NCFE Investing in Quality (IIQ) centre to give formal recognition to our courses.
We have designed our training courses specifically to meet the needs of learners who prefer to study from home. The course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 2 (using Ofqual’s Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) level descriptors) to allow you to consider the depth of study, difficulty, and level of achievement involved.
In Scotland this course leads to a Level 5 for successful learners. This means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to level 5 on the Scottish Qualifications Framework (SQF).
In Ireland this course leads to a Level 4 for successful learners. This means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to level 4 on the Irish Qualifications Framework.
This course has been designed to meet specific learner requirements. Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that this learning programme has been scrutinised and approved by an independent panel of experienced educational professionals and is quality audited by NCFE.
Possible Career Path
Teaching assistants help teachers in schools. They may have other job titles, such as classroom assistant, non-teaching assistant or learning support assistant. Teaching assistants usually work with small groups or with individual children. Their duties vary depending on the particular job and the age of the children. In primary schools their work can include: helping to get the classroom ready for lessons, listening to children read, reading to them or telling them stories, helping children with number work, helping children who need extra support to complete tasks, helping with art and craft activities and displaying work, looking after children who are upset or have had accidents, playing educational games with children, encouraging younger children to learn through play and helping with outings and sports events and helping with routine administrative tasks. In secondary schools most teaching assistants work with individuals or small groups of pupils who have disabilities or learning difficulties.
Find out more about the Job Role for Teaching/Classroom Assistant .
Other possible career paths include: Special Needs Assistant and School Secretary.
Our online courses are fully digitised so you can study on any smart device. Your learning programme is completely flexible so you can study at a pace that suits you. All our content is broken down into bite size chunks to make your learning more manageable and effective. Your course of study is broken down into units and sections, each of which contains lessons, activities and test papers. Courses are delivered on our Digital Learning Environment allowing you to study from anywhere on any smart device as long as you have access to the Internet. The course concludes by preparing you for examination using past papers in your chosen subject.
As a student, your course fee covers everything you will need to successfully complete the Support Work in Schools & Teaching Assistant home study course and earn your award:
- Online study materials to enable the student to successfully complete the course.
- Completion Certificate
- Tutor marked assessments (TMAs)
- Access to the online student portal (Student Chat, Forums and Online Support Resources)
- NUS Extra Card (discounted membership)
- One year educational support by e-mail.
You can also choose to pick from following while you are enrolling and avail the services at a highly discounted price for our students.
GOOGLE ANDROID TABLET:
Makes your assignment submission and study on the move an absolute breeze. Available at a reduced price of £69.99 (RRP £99) to all students who enrol on 2 or more courses and pay for their course in full at the time of enrolment. Download your study materials and turn commuting time into profitable study time.
12 MONTH COURSE INSURANCE :
Reordering a course pack, if you have damaged yours, can be costly. You can usually expect to pay a huge price for a copy. The 12 month insurance Cover will meet the cost for you if your pack was damaged. We will send out another Course Pack at no extra cost if you send us a proof of the damaged course.
LEARNING FOR LIFE:
We support our students even after they have graduated from the college. Learning for Life Services include:
1. Academic Reference: We are often asked to provide references for students by employers or colleges and universities. The aims of an academic reference are to confirm facts (confirm accuracy of statements made in any application) and to provide relevant opinion on the candidate's aptitude and ability.
2. CV Refresh Service: When you successfully complete your course you will be entitled to our CV refresh service. We will update your current CV to ensure that your new skills and achievements are presented to the highest standard. We will also add your CV to databank of our sister company www.twindo.co.uk
3. 25% off Courses: *(This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers)
For all students who successfully complete their course, you will be entitled to 25% off any future courses through eDistance Learning or it's partners.
Furthermore this offer will be extended to your family and friends.
Further InformationAward Level: Level 2 Award Awarding Body: NCFE (www.ncfe.org.uk) Format: Paper
If your course is being delivered online, please ensure you meet the minimum requirements below.
Windows 98, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7 - Acrobat Reader 4.0 and above
Mac OS X, Mac OS 9.2 - Acrobat Reader 4.0 and above
From time to time we may enrol our students with our partner sites; this is dependent on the number of students enrolling on a particular course and course material availability. If this happens, nothing changes for you other than the name of the college administering your course. We will continue to be your point of contact; you will get the exact same course you have enrolled on with the same high level of quality content and support.
This course can be enrolled upon by students internationally. There are no deadlines for enrolments.
WHAT TO DO NOW?
Step One: It's simple - all you need to do now is choose whether you want to pay in instalments or in full and then click on the relevant enrolment button at the top of this page.
Step Two: Once you have selected your payment option to enrol you will be redirected (this can take a few seconds) to our PayPal payment page for you to select your payment method and complete your enrolment.
Step Three: Within 7 days (normally 48 hours) your enrolment papers and course materials will be with you. A tutor and a dedicated support advisor will also be allocated to you.
That's it..... Thanks and wishing you the best of luck with your studies.
More than 150 years of Vocational Awarding, NCFE can trace their record of working with colleges and other providers back to their founding organisation...
NCFE is recognised as an awarding body by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland
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How is the course structured?
The NCFE Level 2 Award in Support Work in School & Teaching Assistant course is divided into following comprehensive modules:
Support Work in Schools
Unit 1 - Child and young person development
- Know the main stages of child and young person development
- Understand the kinds of influences that affect children and young people’s development
- Understand the potential effects of transitions on children and young people’s development
Unit 2 - Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people
- Know about the legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding the welfare of children and young people including e-safety
- Know what to do when children or young people are ill or injured, including emergency procedures
- Know how to respond to evidence or concerns that a child or young person has been abused, harmed or bullied
Unit 3 - Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults
- Know how to interact with and respond to children and young people
- how to interact with and respond to adults
- Know how to communicate with children, young people and adults
- Know how to communicate with children, young people and adults
- Know about current legislation, policies and procedures for confidentiality and sharing information, including data protection
Unit 4 - Equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people
- Understand the importance of promoting equality and diversity in work with children and young people
- Understand the impact of prejudice and discrimination on children and young people
- Understand inclusion and inclusive practices in work with children and young people
Unit 5 - Schools as organisations
- Know the different types of schools in the education sector
- Know how schools are organised in terms of roles and responsibilities
- Understand how schools uphold their aims and values
- Know about the laws and codes of practice that affect work in schools
- Know about the range and purpose of school policies and procedures
- Know about the wider context in which schools operate
Unit 1: Supporting the Teacher
- The learning environment
- Pupil behaviour
- Observing and recording
Unit 2: Supporting the Pupil
- Care and support
- Health and hygiene
- Child protection
Unit 3: Supporting the Curriculum
- The National Curriculum
- Planning, evaluating and assisting
- Pupils during all learning activities
Unit 4: Supporting the School
- Legal requirements
- School organisation
- Policies and procedures
Unit 5: Supporting ICT in the Classroom
- Preparation and Maintenance of ICT Equipment
- Supporting the Use of ICT Equipment
- Keeping Pupil Records
Unit 6: Supporting Pupils with Special Education Needs
- Inclusion and Special Educational Needs
- Support for Learners
Unit 7: Supporting Literacy Development
- Supporting the Development of Reading Skills
- Supporting the Development of Writing Skills
- Supporting the Development of Speaking and Listening Skills
Unit 8: Supporting Numeracy Development
- Supporting the Development of Number Skills
- Supporting the Development of Problem Solving and Data Handling Skills
- Supporting the Understanding of Measures, Shape and Space
Unit 9: Working with Others
- Working in Teams
- Working with Colleagues
- Working with other Professionals and Parents
Our aim is to provide you with the best deal available, therefore the registration fee, certification fee and full tutor support is included in the course price for you. The enrolment fee for the Support Work in Schools & Teaching Assistant home study course is £493.75, though for a limited time we are offering you the opportunity to pay only £395 which is a 20% discount if you enrol online and pay in full.
You can also opt for our Easy Payment Plan and enrol online today by paying a deposit of £98.75 and then 4 equal payments of £98.75 per month. The first instalment is paid about a month after you receive your course.
With paper based study we post out the course materials to you. You can then review them in your own time and complete the assignments which you are required to submit to your personal tutor for marking and feedback.
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