Teaching Assistant Level 2

Teaching Assistant Level 2

We provide teaching assistant qualifications in the classroom and workplace and have provided support and training to teaching assistants for many years.

The Certificate L2 in Support, Teaching and Learning in Schools supports people who work in Primary, Special and Secondary education across all age ranges.

If you support the class teacher to enhance pupils’ learning either in groups or individually, this qualification will support you in recognising these skills and becoming a qualified teaching assistant.

The course will help you learn how to provide learning support to others working under the direction of the class teacher whose lesson planning and day-to-day direction set the framework within which you work.

Job titles include teaching assistant; classroom assistant; learning support assistant; additional needs assistant; pastoral/welfare support assistant; bilingual support assistant; foundation stage assistant.

This course is delivered in the workplace with no need to come into the classroom. You will have 121 support from your Training and Development Consultant (TDC) by visiting you in the workplace and supporting online.


The qualification is delivered at the workplace at a time convenient for the employer and learner.

Entry Requirements

All learners must have or be working towards a level 2 functional skills in English this is an equivalent to a grade 9-4 (A-C) GCSE in English. Learners must have a work placement in a Primary, Special or secondary school of at least 1 day a week this can be paid work or voluntary work.


Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools.

Who is this course for?

Suitable for parents going back to work or have children in the school they are working or volunteering for.
If you want to start working in schools and help children of all ages this course will be ideal.
If you have been working as a Teaching assistant this qualification will help you be recognised for your skills and help you progress.

Course Benefits

  • Become a recognised qualified Teaching Assistant.
  • Be able to gain a teaching assistant role across all types of schools.
  • Will have access to up to date resources on Teaching Assistant related subjects.
  • Those who have achieved a level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in schools have more opportunities to gain higher roles in the teaching industry.

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

Courses start all through the year at a time convenient to you.

End Date

9 months.


Workplace evidence and visits from your Training and Development Consultant every 4-6 weeks.


If you are earning less than the equivalent of £17,062 a year you may be eligible to full funding.
The full cost of the course is £1,500.

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