Level 2 Award for Learning Support Practitioners

Level 2 Award for Learning Support Practitioners

The Level 2 Award for Learning Support Practitioners qualification is for people working in education or looking to develop in a learning support role. It is underpinned by the National Occupational Standards for learning support staff and supports the professionalisation of the learning support workforce. The award prepares the learner for supporting learning in a wide range of contexts and it is useful for those wishing to try out the role and others who have learning support as a small part of their wider work role.

This award can act as a stepping stone for those in learning support or other related volunteer roles wishing to progress to the certificate or preparing to teach qualifications.

You must live in the UK to apply for this course.


Studying in a classroom with other dedicated learners. You can join the course in a classroom near you. If this is not possible please discuss this with your adviser as we can also offer flexible alternatives for attendance on your course.

Entry Requirements

You must live in the UK to apply for this course. There are no specific sector recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 1 qualification. Learners should be working at Level 1 for English and Entry 3 for maths.


Level 2 Award for Learning Support Practitioners

Who is this course for?

This qualification is suitable for anyone looking to improve their knowledge and skills of providing learning support in the Education Sector to support them to gain employment and progress in their chosen career.

Course Benefits

  • You will gain a nationally recognised qualification accredited by City and Guilds and accepted by sector employers.
  • This course will provide you with an introduction to understanding the knowledge and skills required to work as a learning support tutor in the education sector, to help you find employment or progress in your chosen career.
  • Flexible methods of delivery which enable you to work around other commitments.
  • Highly qualified and sector experienced tutors.
  • LLCs provision has been rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted.

You must live in the UK to apply for this course. 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


    6 days face to face learning with a highly experienced tutor


    Fully funded subject to eligibility criteria

    LLC office is closed today 18th February 2022 due to Storm Eunice.

    All learners will/are being contacted to advise them to “stay at home” and “do not take risks” as a red weather warning was issued for London and the east of England ahead of the arrival of Storm Eunice.