Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (RQF)
(QRN – 601/7118/2)
The Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (RQF) is aimed at those members of the school workforce who directly support the teaching and learning of pupils.
The qualification provides the knowledge and understanding needed to work directly with children or young people in supporting the assessment for learning, developing relationships, promoting equality and diversity, and understanding how to safeguard the wellbeing of children and young people.
Learners must complete all mandatory units to achieve 24 credits, 3 credits from optional group A and 3 credits from optional group B. Learners will achieve a total of 30 credits.
Learner Entry Requirements
There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification.
Focus Awards does not set any other entry requirements but training providers or colleges may have their own guidelines.
Learners wishing to progress from this qualification can undertake the following qualifications:
- Level 3 Certificate in Cover Supervision of Pupils in Schools
- Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools
- Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
- Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
This qualification is accredited for learners who are at least 16 years old.
This qualification is available in England and Northern Ireland.
To view the Qualification Specification please click here.
|Unit Title||Unit Ref||Level||GLH||Credit|
|Child and young person development||H/601/3305||2||15||2|
|Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people||K/601/3323||2||20||3|
|Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults||F/601/3313||2||15||2|
|Equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people||D/601/3321||2||15||2|
|Help improve own and team practice in schools||T/601/7391||20||15||3|
|Maintain and support relationships with children and young people||D/601/7403||2||15||3|
|Support children and young people’s health and safety||T/601/7410||2||15||3|
|Support children and young people’s positive behaviour||T/601/7407||2||15||2|
|Support learning activities||A/601/7411||2||25||4|
|Optional Units Group A|
|Schools as organisations||A/601/3326||2||20||3|
|Schools as organisations||T/601/3325||3||15||3|
|Optional Units Group B|
|Contribute to supporting bilingual learners||L/601/7414||2||12||2|
|Invigilate tests and examinations||Y/601/7416||3||19||3|
|Prepare and maintain learning environments||D/601/7417||2||18||3|
|Provide displays in schools||K/601/6500||2||15||3|
|Support assessment for learning||A/601/4072||3||20||4|
|Support children and young people at meal or snack times||A/601/6517||2||18||3|
|Support children and young people with disabilities and special educational needs||D/601/6526||2||26||4|
|Support children and young people’s play and leisure||T/601/6564||2||16||3|
|Support children and young people’s travel outside of the setting||Y/601/6573||2||22||3|
|Support extra-curricular activities||M/601/6577||2||15||3|
|Support the use of information and communication technology for teaching and learning||A/601/6579||2||12||2|
|Move and position individuals in accordance with their plan of care||J/601/8027||2||26||4|
|Provide support for therapy sessions||D/601/9023||2||14||2|