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Teaching Assistants — Level 2 (October Start)

Health and Social Care

Course ID: 168639

Course Year: 23/24

Course Details

  • Level 2 qualification.
  • Progress to Level 3 teaching qualifications with us.
  • Study in our inclusive, friendly and respectful learning environment.
  • Access support from our passionate and dedicated teaching team.
  • Kick-start your career and pick up essential skills and knowledge.

What to expect from the course


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

There are 6 mandatory units for the award which are shared with the Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning qualification, providing a direct progression route.

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.

Why study with us?

You will be taught by industry experts in the field who hold a wealth of knowledge and experience within the sector.

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.

A gym, including treadmills and exercise bikes.
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

Completion of this qualification can lead on to a broad range of level 3 qualifications, including:

Level 3 Teaching Assistants
Level 3 Childcare and Education
Level 3 Health and Social Care.

We're here to help...

Contact us to discuss your application or find out more:

 : 0151 252 3000

Entry Requirements

This qualification is an introduction to the knowledge and understanding needed to work in a school environment.

It can apply to the many varied roles that full and part time staff may fulfil including administrative roles, site support roles, technical roles and volunteers as well as roles that work directly with children and young people in the learning environment.

The qualification is aimed at a range of learners who are thinking of working in a school or education setting with young people.

The purpose of this qualification is to prepare students for employment in a broad occupational area.
Learners do not need to be working or undertaking practical placements to take this qualification, but work placement is encouraged.

All units are internally assessed using a range of methods.


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 for23/24 is 994.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

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