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Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools

Highlights Include

  • Attending interactive workshops at Milton Keynes College
  • Work on group activities with other learners to extend your knowledge of the role of a teaching assistant
  • You will be allocated a Workplace Trainer who will support your learning
  • Enhance your opportunities to gain work experience within a school setting
  • Gain a knowledge-based qualification.


Duration: Flexible Start Date: Various Study Mode: Part-Time, Flexible, 0:00 - 0:00 Location: Chaffron Way Campus Fees: 16 - 18 N/A
19 - 23 £500.00
24+ £500.00
Overseas £1000.00

What does this course cover?

The course is a knowledge based qualification and covers the following units:

  • Child and young person development
  • Safeguarding
  • Communication and professional relationships
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Schools as organisations.

We will also support your development in English and Maths which are a key component of all College programmes.

Who is this course for?

Is your goal to become a teaching assistant? Are you currently working in school as a midday supervisor? Have you just started volunteering in the classroom?

This course will help you gain the knowledge and understanding required in a school setting. It will enhance your career prospects and can lead to further training opportunities.

What can I do after this course?

After successfully completing the course you could progress onto the Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools and then onto the Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools.

Alternatively, you could seek an apprenticeship in the sector or enter employment as a Teaching Assistant in primary, secondary or further education settings.

Entry requirements

You will be required to complete an initial assessment in English and Maths and achieve an appropriate level.

Course detail

How will I be assessed?

There is continuous assessment through knowledge workbooks online.

How will my progress be monitored?

Your progress in monitored through theory workshops and one to one sessions with your allocated Workplace Trainer. You will also use the OneFile e-portfolio system.

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