Who is the course for

This course is for those who work in a learning support capacity e.g. as a teaching assistant in a primary, secondary, special or hospital school. Potential candidates must be supporting teaching and learning in a school for at least eight hours a week and need to have been in that role for a minimum of six months.

Course Content

The certificate covers the skills and knowledge of the level 2 NVQ in Supporting Teaching and learning in schools. There are 5 mandatory units 5 units to be covered Unit 201 Child and your person development, Unit 202 Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people, Unit 203 Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults, Unit 204 Equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people and Unit 205 Schools as organisations and further optional units to achieve a minimum of 6 credits (total of 30 credits).

Study Methods

Theory, assignment and work based observations.

How is the course assessed

Achievement, taught and work based assessments. There is no exam and 85% attendance is required.

Where next - Further Studies

Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools.

More Information

This course requires an informal interview. To arrange an assessment and interview time or for more information please contact Maria Amores on 01895 853780 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Last updated 28 July 2017

How to Apply

To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

  • Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
  • Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to: Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Hayes Campus: Course Starting Thu 04 October 2018

Starts: 04/10/2018

Duration: 28 Week(s)

Where: Hayes Campus

When: Thursday 18:00 to 20:00