The purpose of the qualification is to introduce learners to the knowledge required to work in the school sector in a range of support functions including administrative roles, site support roles, technical roles or working with children and young people.
Areas covered include child and young person development, safeguarding welfare of children and young people, communication and professional relationships, equality and diversity and schools as organizations.
There are no specific entry requirements however learners should have a minimum of level one in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.
The qualification is suitable for learners of16 years of age and above
Successful learners can progress to higher qualifications within the teaching and learning sector such as TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools or TQUK Level 3 Award in Education and Training.
Progression toward a specialist path within the teaching and learning sector is also available to successful learners such as supporting individuals on the autistic spectrum or supporting individuals with learning disabilities.
The full cost of this qualification is £350.00 however interest free payment plans are available.