Learning Support (7320)

Replacement qualification (6259)

About this level

Level 2 will suit you if you want to start work as a learning support practitioner.

For the award, you complete one core unit:

  • Preparing to support learning.

On completion of level 2, learners may progress to the Level 3 Award in Preparing to Support Learning.

For more information, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

Level 2 Award in Preparing to Support Learning  (7320-01)
Last registration date:31/12/2013

Replacement qualification (6259)

Level 2 Award in Preparing to Support Learning
Accreditation number – a reference number related to UK accreditation frameworkAccreditation No:500/5919/1
Qualification type – categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessmentType:QCF
Credits – a measure of the size of the qualificationCredits:6
Guided Learning Hours – the average contact time a centre would typically commitGuided Learning Hours:30 - 30
Last certification date – the last date that a certificate can be issuedLast certification date:31/12/2015

Information & documentation

For Centres

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What's involved in delivering this course?

To deliver these qualifications you will need qualified assessors - you can train internal members of staff or recruit specially.

You will also need suitable facilities to carry out the required training to enable learners to achieve industry standards.

Anyone can take this qualification, provided they pass an English, maths and ICT assessment.

To find all the resource requirements for assessment and delivery, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

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For Learners

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What's involved in studying this course?

You'll cover things like:

  • Communication skills
  • Teaching methods
  • Managing behaviour
  • Equality and diversity
  • Specialist learning support areas, for example in a specific vocation or of a specific age group.

You will learn in a group with your training provider. You'll be assessed by practical demonstrations and assignments.

Which level is right for me?

Level 2
This level provides the basis for an introductory programme, appropriate for both new and existing learning support practitioners. It represents a minimum standard for practice as a learning support practitioner.

Level 3
You may be an experienced learning support worker or quite new to the area. You have strong communication skills which you want to develop to help others learn more effectively.

What careers can this lead to?

The Award in Preparing to Support Learning could help you build a career as a learning support practitioner in a variety of learning environments.

You could go on to provide support in schools, further education, adult and community learning or work-based learning.