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NCFE CACHE Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools and Colleges

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Start your journey to a career in education with this NCFE CACHE Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools and Colleges qualification from home!

  • This NCFE CACHE Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools and Colleges is ideal for anyone looking to begin their career in educational support.
  • Achieve an accredited, nationally recognised NCFE CACHE teaching assistant qualification.
  • FREE access to the CACHE Alumni membership for two years when you enrol on your course.
  • Study at home at your own pace.

Save £369 when you buy this course as a package

Course overview

This course is perfect for anyone looking for a career in an educational support role in a school or college setting.

During your studies, you’ll gain an understanding of how to communicate and develop relationships with children and adults in an educational environment, as well as how to safeguard children and young people in the setting among other units of study.


Course Duration

Up to one year.

Study Hours

Approximately 120 hours.

Course Outcome

You will receive your NCFE CACHE Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools and Colleges qualification.

Entry Requirements

You must be aged 16 or over to enrol on this course.


Tutor-marked assignments.

Course content

Qualification Number: 603/2478/8

Extra info


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 120 hours to complete. 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.

Study method

You will study this course by distance learning, which will enable you to take control of your studies. You can study at your own pace from a place that suits you. All your learning materials will be posted or emailed to you online, depending on the learning method you choose. You will also receive our tutor support by email, so help is only ever a click away.

Course outcome

Upon successful completion of the course, you will achieve an NCFE CACHE Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools and Colleges. A certificate will be provided to you as recognition of your achievement.

Who are CACHE?

The Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education (CACHE) are the UK’s leading provider of vocational qualifications for those working within care and education. CACHE qualifications are recognised across the education and care industries and they are amongst the most well-known and respected qualifications.

Our range of CACHE vocational qualifications are suitable for individuals involved in early years, education, childcare, and health and social care. All courses lead to a nationally recognised Ofqual regulated qualification and are accredited on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).

CACHE works closely with employers and learners to ensure that learners have a progression route whether it’s into further study, a career, or university. These qualifications have helped millions of people obtain the skills and knowledge they need to meet the professional standards required in the care, education, and health industries.

CACHE Alumni membership

Once you have enrolled on your CACHE course, you will have access to the CACHE Alumni membership for two years. CACHE Alumni is a professional membership network for those who work in the care, health, and education industries, providing valuable resources and advice for your studies when working towards/with a CACHE qualification.

What next?

Once you have successfully completed this course, you can take your studies further and progress to the Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools. Alternatively, if you wish to apply for roles in a school, this course covers a wide range of job roles in a school environment including learning support, and technical and administrative roles, all of which you can consider.


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