1Course Overview

NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning

Course code: OSC1254

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Begin your career in education from the comfort of your own home! Study with Open Study College and gain a nationally recognised qualification.

CACHE (The Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education) qualifications specialise in the care and education sector and are the leading industry specialists. This course has been developed by experts and benchmarked to industry standards to ensure you gain all knowledge that is required to pursue your career. 

In addition, this new CACHE course has been updated and is part of the new suite of Supporting Teaching and Learning qualifications.

As well as providing an excellent knowledge base, this CACHE Level 2 Certificate is ideal for:

  • Students who want to achieve a nationally recognised qualification 
  • Those aspiring to achieve a career as a teaching assistant or working in a school or college setting
  • Learners who want to kickstart their knowledge and further their career

This CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning course enables you to:

  • Gain an understanding of children and young people’s development
  • Develop your knowledge in communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults 
  • Gain the experience to be able to work professionally

 

What's more, you will now also gain FREE access to the CACHE Alumni for 1 year on completion of your course!

20% off selected courses - Until 22nd January
2Course Content

Course Content

Qualification Number: 603/2476/4

Unit 1: Understand Schools and Colleges as Organisations

(H/616/5424, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 21 Hours; Credits: 2)

  • Identify the different types of schools and colleges in the education sector
  • Know the organisation of schools and colleges regarding roles and responsibilities
  • Understand how schools and colleges put their aims and values into action
  • Learn the range and purpose of school and college policies and procedures
Unit 2: Understand Children and Young People's Development

(K/616/5425, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 20 Hours; Credits 3)

  • Learn the significant stages of development for children and young people from birth to 19 years 
  • Understand the influences that affect children and young people’s development
  • Know the potential effects of transitions on children and young people’s development
Unit 3: Safeguarding Children and Young People

(F/616/5429, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 20 Hours; Credits 3)

  • Learn about safeguarding the welfare of children and young people
  • Understand action to take when children and young people are ill or injured, including emergency procedures
  • Know about child protection procedures
  • Know about current policies and procedures for confidentiality and sharing information, including data protection
Unit 4: Equality, diversity and inclusion in a learning environment for children and young people

(K/616/5442, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 30 Hours; Credits 3)

  • Know the importance of promoting equality and diversity in a learning environment
  • Learn how to contribute to including children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities 
Unit 5: Maintain relationships with children and young people

(M/616/5443, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 30 Hours; Credits 3)

  • Know how to effectively communicate with children and young people
  • Understand the importance of positive relationships with children and young people
  • Learn how to build and maintain professional relationships with children and young people 
Unit 6: Support the health and safety of children and young people

(M/616/5457, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 30 Hours; Credits 3)

  • Know the health and safety legislations in a learning environment
  • Be able to contribute to health and safety in a learning environment
Unit 7: Support positive behaviour in a learning environment for children and young people

(M/616/5460, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 30 Hours; Credits 4)

  • Understand the policies and procedures for promoting children and young people's positive behaviour in a learning environment
  • Support positive behaviour from children and young people
  • Know how to respond appropriately to innappropriate behaviour
Unit 8: Contribute to teamwork in a learning environment

(A/616/5462, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 30 Hours; Credits 4)

  • Understand the importance of teamwork in a learning environment
  • Know how to positively contribute to teamwork
  • Be able to support work within a team 
Unit 9: Understand children and young people's play and leisure

(J/616/5464, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 20 Hours; Credits 3)

  • Know the nature and importance of play and leisure 
  • Understand the role you play in relation to leisure and extra-curricualr activities
Unit 10: Promote and effective learning environment

(R/616/5466, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 30 Hours; Credits 3)

  • Be able to support the teacher in classroom and learning activities 
  • Know how to support children and young people with learning activities 
  • Learn how to monitor the participation and progress of children and young people 
  • Know how to support the evaluation of learning activities 
Unit 11: Provide displays in a learning environment

(D/616/5468, Unit Level: 2; GLH: 15 Hours; Credits 2)

  • Be able to plan displays for a classroom or learning environment 
  • Know how to display information 
3Other Information
Assessment

This course is assessed by a series of assignments which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination is required, so you can complete all assessed work from home.

Course Duration

This course will take approximately 320 hours to complete.During this course you will also need to complete a recommended 100 placement hours. Students will receive a full year to complete the course, which is a lot more time than you will need. This allows you to work at your own pace, without the pressure of tight deadlines.

On completion of your studies, you will also gain access to the CACHE Alumni for up to 1 year. CACHE Alumni is a Professional Membership Network for those who work in the CACHE Sector, providing valuable resources and advice for professionals with a CACHE qualification.

Study Method

You will study this course by distance learning, which will enable you to learn when and where you want. You can study from home or at work; it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted or emailed to you online, whichever you choose. You will also receive our tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

Course Outcome

Upon successful completion of the course you will achieve an NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning.

CACHE became part of NCFE in 2015.

CACHE (the Council of Awards in Care, Health and Education) are the UK's leading awarding organisation for the childcare and social care sectors, and are part of the RQF (Regulated Qualifications Framework) which ensures the highest level quality courses and industry recognised qualifications.

4Q&As

Course Questions & Answers

What are the requirements needed to enrol onto this course?

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification; however, you must be at least 16 years of age. It would also be beneficial for students to have basic IT skills and be fluent in English Language.

Is there a time limit for the completion of this course?

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. It is truly flexible and is designed to be adaptable around your lifestyle and other commitments.

What is included in the cost of the course?
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE CV writing service
  • FREE access to the CACHE Alumni for a year after completion
  • *Comprehensive study guide
  • *Exclusive Open Study College Pen
  • *Student study planner
  • *Three colour highlighter
  • *Student notebook
  • *Document wallet

* Not included with the online study option

Do I need to be working in a school to enrol onto this course?

Yes, you will need to be working or on practical placement as you need to show competence in both knowledge and skills. The recommended number of placement hours for this course is 100 hours. It is important that your work placement follows the National Curriculum at Key Stage 1 or above. It is essential you secure a placement that can provide you with a suitably qualified teacher (holding QTS) who can act as your workplace assessor to provide written observations on your practice (at least 3 are required during your placement).  Your workplace assessor will also need to sign off any additional evidence that you provide for assessment relating to your placement.

Are there any additional costs?

No. Everything you need is included in the price!

How do I get my work assessed?

You will send your work to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning. 

What happens if I lose my course pack?

We offer a course replacement service which ensures that, if your course pack is lost or damaged throughout the duration of your studies, we can issue you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee. This is available by calling our Student Support team on 03300 563100.

What do i do if i still have questions?

For further information please contact us.

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