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School Receptionist

Level 2 School Receptionist Course

Our Level 2 School Receptionist online course will help you prepare for school job roles such as; Classroom Assistant, Teaching Assistant, Early Years Practitioner and Learning Support Assistant in a primary school setting.

This is a combined course with modules from our Level 2 Teaching Assistant course and Level 2 Safeguarding course. We’ve chosen the course combination and units to help improve your chances of getting a job at a primary school, nursery, play centre and other settings working with children.


Online Learning


Qualifications Included


Weeks of Study


Hours of Learning per Week

What to expect

You’ll receive two qualifications when you complete the course, a Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools and Colleges and a Level 2 Safeguarding.

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

Qualifications Included

Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Safeguarding

Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools and Colleges

Entry Requirements

No experience or placements are required.

Laptop or Mobile Phone (we strongly advise the use of a laptop or desktop computer when completing essays)


Government funding is available for our courses subject to eligibility.

Click the ‘Apply Now’ button below to find out if you could study one of our courses for free.


We offer payment plans to help fund your course enabling you to spread the cost over 6 monthly instalments.

These involve NO Credit Checks. They are not finance.


If you’re not eligible for funding, or if we don’t have funding available in your area yet then don’t worry!

You can still access any of our courses by purchasing them outright.

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Apply for a FREE government-funded course and achieve fully accredited qualifications with certificates. Upgrade your CV and career prospects.

What You'll Be Studying..

Course Modules

  • Course Overview
  • Keeping Children Safe In Education
  • Command Words Guide
  • Tips For Assessment Questions
  • Plagiarism Instructional Video
  • Understanding Mindset
  • Assessment Questions
  • Understanding Children & Young Peoples Development
  • Optional Informative Videos
  • Assessment Questions
  • Understanding Communication and Professional Relationships with Children, Young People and Adults Learning Module
  • Assessment Questions
  • Understand Schools and Colleges as Organisations Learning Module
  • Factsheet – External Professionals
  • Legislation, Guidance, Policies and Procedures Guide
  • Optional Informative Videos
  • Assessment Questions
  • Understand Equality, Diversity & Inclusion in Work with Children and Young People Module
  • Optional Informative Videos
  • Assessment Questions
  • Safeguarding Children and Young People Learning Module
  • Optional Informative Videos
  • Assessment Questions

Becoming a School Receptionist


How do I apply for funding for the School Receptionist course?

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button below and follow the instructions to apply for funding. We’ll let you know if you are eligible once we’ve reviewed your application.

What’s the average salary for a School Receptionist?

The average school receptionist salary in the United Kingdom is £22,425 per year or £11.50 per hour. Entry level positions start at £20,751 per year while most experienced workers make up to £27,300 per year.

Do I need a placement for this course?

Our School Receptionist course is a knowledge-only qualification and does not require you to complete a placement or attend our learning centres as all coursework is carried out online on our easy to navigate portal.

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