Support work in schools and colleges

This level 2 course is a fantastic introduction to supporting the education and development of young people in schools and colleges.

Course overview

At a glance




10 weeks


Multiple locations

About the course

This course aims to support learners to understand the role of supporting children and young people in schools and colleges.

Learners will explore the role of a teaching assistant and the impact they have the development of children and young people. Learners will gain an understanding of the essential components required when working in schools or colleges.

Is this course right for you?

Are you looking to start your journey as a supporting teacher in a school or college? Or are you looking for a new career?

This course is a fantastic introduction to support through education the development of young people in schools and colleges. It is the first step on the ladder to developing your knowledge and understanding of what is involved with enhancing the learning experience in educational settings.

Whether you’re unemployed or want to gain new skills, this course could be right for you.

To complete the programme, you will need to be:

  • Over the age of 19

What you’ll learn

This course is packed with exciting and educational content.

Over the course of the weeks, you will cover:

  • Professional relationships
  • Safeguarding
  • Child development and transitions
  • SEND and inclusive practice
  • Working in schools and colleges
  • Schools and colleges as organisations
  • Legal requirements, policies and procedures
  • Equality and diversity
  • Health and safety
  • Employability skills

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How you’ll learn

The course will take place in person in a classroom setting.

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