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Teaching Assistants — Level 2 (October Start)


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.

This course leads to...

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.

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.

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.
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Further Information...

Need more information or can’t find the course you’re looking for? We can book you in to speak with our dedicated Advice & Guidance team about your options at The City of Liverpool College. With hundreds of courses and flexible learning, we’re sure to have something to meet your needs.

You can contact us online via or call us at any point on 0151 252 3000 with any queries you may have – we’re here to help.


Course ID: 163067

Course Year: 20/21

Course Duration: 1 Year


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 £18,135 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 for20/21 is 994.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

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