Level 2 Supporting Children and Young People in Schools

Our Supporting Young People in Schools course is ideal for those who currently work, or are looking to work, with children and young people in a school or early years environment. The course includes modules found on standard Teaching Assistant courses, with added modules taken from Childcare courses, such as safeguarding and welfare. Upon completion of the Supporting Young People in Schools course, you will gain two nationally recognised qualifications.

This course is a knowledge-only qualification and does not require you to complete a placement.

GCSE Grade C (or equivalent) in English. If you do not hold this qualification you will be asked to complete an English diagnostic assessment during the application process.
1.Understand Schools and Colleges as Organisations
2.Understand Children and Young People's Development
3.Understand Communication and Professional Relationships with Children, Young People and Adults
4.Understand Children and Young People's health and safety
5.Safeguarding Children and Young people
6.Understand Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Work with Children and Young People
Approximately 10-12 weeks (confirmed on enrolment). Learners must commit to 15-18 hours learning per week.

Unrestricted Online Learning

This online course allows you to work around your busy schedule, whilst still providing you with high-quality, 1-1 tutor support.

In addition to 24/7 access to learning materials, we provide free, optional, online webinars that you can watch live or play back at a later date. They allow you to learn directly from a tutor and interact with others on your course. Ask questions, get clarification and be part of a learning community.    

On demand playback

Missed a webinar? Don’t worry! All sessions are recorded and allow you to watch back at a time that suits you.

Fully-flexible learning

Want to learn at any hour of any day? No problem! Our learning platform gives you 24/7 access to your learning materials, so you can learn at a time that suits you.

Unlimited tutor support

You will be assigned a personal tutor who will be able to help you at every step of the way. Contactable via phone, email or video call.

Nationally-recognised Qualification

After completing the course, you will be awarded with a fully-accredited, nationally-recognised qualification to help you find work or access higher education.