Certificate in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools Level 2

Certificate in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools Level 2

This course is for those who want to gain a qualification to work as a Teaching Assistant in a school.

This course is subject to DBS checks as it includes a mandatory work placement.

The course covers areas such as:

  • Employability skills.
  • Providing learning support.
  • Child and young person development.
  • Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults.
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people.
  • Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people.
  • Helping improve own and team practise in schools.
  • Maintaining and supporting relationships with children and young people.
  • Supporting children and young people health and safety.
  • Supporting children and young people.
  • Positive behaviour.
  • Supporting learning activities.
  • Schools as organisations.

At the end of this course, learners will be able to apply for jobs, and or apply to do the City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma In Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools as a progression route.


Classroom Online. We have adapted our classroom courses to online learning to support you through these difficult times. You can still expect the same high standards of support from our tutors who will continue to deliver classroom-based courses in the format of Zoom seminars and Teams online classes. You can also expect regular one to one support via e-mail and phone calls.
You will need internet access and a working tablet, laptop or PC.

Entry Requirements

Learners should be working a Entry Level 3 for Maths and Level 1 for English in order to keep up with the work on the programme. Learners must have also completed the Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools Level 2 Award & must have a current DBS which can be arranged and funded by LLC, according to eligibility.


City & Guilds Certificate in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools Level 2.

Course Benefits

This course provides both the knowledge and practical skills required to become a teaching assistant in a primary or secondary school. Including both a one day per week class and a two day (on average) per week school placement, many of our learners go on to working full time in schools local to where they live and enjoy the benefits of balancing a family or other commitments with a rewarding career working with children & young people.

If you are interested in applying, please complete the following quick form and we will be in contact to support you with your application. You will receive useful information about whether you are eligible for government funding, course fees, start dates and much more.

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    Quick Facts

    Start Dates

    We have a variety of start dates every month


    Fully funded subject to eligibility criteria.

    During the Christmas holidays, LLC offices will be closed from the 18th December 2020 and we will re-open the 4th January 2021.

    Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.