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Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools— CACHE Level 2 Certificate 19+


Course ID: 174709

Course Year: 24/25

Course Details

  • 1 day a week, for one academic year.
  • Complete a work related placement to boost your skills and employability.
  • Develop your knowledge and skills when Supporting Teaching and Learning to school children.
  • Progress onto higher education courses with us at the college.
  • Access support from our dedicated and highly qualified teaching team.
  • Study in our inclusive, friendly and respectful learning environment.

What to expect from the course

This adult qualification will enable you to develop the knowledge and skills needed when Supporting Teaching and Learning in Primary or Secondary Schools.

It covers a wide range of areas including children and young people’s development and communication and professional relationships. This course is suitable for anyone who is working or volunteering in a role that supports pupils’ learning.

This course is assessed by your tutor or assessor using a range of methods. This could include direct observation in the workplace, a portfolio of evidence and written assignments.

It will be an advantage if you are already working or volunteering before you start this course. However, if you are not we will help you find a relevant work placement. The course is College based for 1 day a week for an academic year and 280 hours of work related placement.


Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (QCF) CACHE Level 2 Certificate 19+

Why study with us?

You will be taught by teachers who are skilled and experienced within the field of Supporting Teaching and Learning and also receive a dedicated work based assessor to support you through the work related experience elements of the qualification.

Student Benefits

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Academy Bakery

The Academy Bakery is located on the Duke Street campus, producing a range of first class baked goods daily. These include artisan breads, patisserie and biscuits, as well as special occasion/novelty cakes by award-winning master-bakers. Students are offered a range of discounts throughout the year.

The Academy Bakery
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Academy Hair and Beauty Salons

Duke Street is also home to The Academy Hair and Beauty salons. They offer generous student discounts on a wide range of hair and beauty treatments, at a fraction of high-street prices. These include styling, cutting, perming, highlights, facials, manicures, electrolysis and traditional and homeopathic massage.

The Academy Salons
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Academy Restaurant

Duke Street campus is also home to the College’s Academy Restaurant. Often referred to by it’s customers as Liverpool’s hidden gem, the restaurant serves top class cuisine, at highly competitive prices. Food is expertly prepared by professional chef/tutors and young chefs in training and offers students a range of discounts at different times of the year.

The Academy Restaurant
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Microsoft Office 365 - Free

When you become a student of the College you’ll receive full access to Microsoft Office 365. This allows you to install the software on your own computer and other devices at home, completely free of charge.

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Onsite Sports Facilities/Fitness Suite

The college has excellent sports and fitness facilities at its Roscoe Street campus. Students pay a one-off membership fee for all year round usage of weekly supervised gym sessions, as well as access to a number of sporting clubs and events.

Career pathways

This course can lead to Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (QCF) CACHE Level 3 19+ courses at the City of Liverpool College.

Example careers

We're here to help...

Contact us to discuss your application or find out more:

 : 0151 252 3000

Entry Requirements

For this course you will need at least a Grade D / 3 in English or a Functional Skills Level 1 English. Or ESOL Level 2 Speaking and Listening. Relevant work experience will also be considered on application.

If you are unsure of the entry requirements, or if you don't meet the criteria, please contact our Careers Advice and Guidance team who will be happy to help you find the best option for you. Email or call 0151 252 3607.


If you are 16-18 years old at the start of your course, studying at The City of Liverpool College is free.

Aged 19 or over and unemployed or earning less than £21,225 a year? You may also qualify to join this course for free. To find out more, contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at

Fee for24/25 is 708.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

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