Supporting Adults and Young people in Essential Skills (9300)

Last Updated: 19 Oct 2016
The Supporting Adults and Young people in Essential Skills qualifications have been developed to help those supporting, or working as, essential skills practitioners take on more responsibility and progress in their career.

This qualification helps you build on your knowledge as a basic skills teacher, and develop your skills based on current teaching best practice.
This qualification is ideal for those who are delivering numeracy, literacy and ESOL at level 1 or below and need a recognised qualification to work as an essential skills practitioner. You could be working in a range of places from colleges and the workplace to the community and secure establishments.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • Northern Ireland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

You can choose the qualification that demonstrates the specialist learning support knowledge and skills you have developed in:

  • Language (ESOL)
  • IT
  • Literacy
  • Numeracy.

You will learn at work and develop a portfolio of evidence for assessment.

Is this level right for me?

Level 2
You have some experience of working in learning support under the guidance of specialist teachers. Now you want to develop your skills and take on more responsibility at work.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

These qualifications can help you to progress to a number of roles within education and training, including:

  • Adult education organiser
  • Education officer (LEA)
  • Education welfare officer
  • Equal opportunities officer
  • Learning mentor.

Learners can also go to take the following related qualification:

  • Level 3 and 4 Awards in Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (6302).

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To deliver these qualifications you will need suitably qualified staff to carry out training and assessment.

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

To find all the resource requirements, download the qualification handbook from the centre document section.

Anyone can take this qualification, but you must make sure all your learners can access the resources they need to complete it.

Level 2

This will suit you if you have some experience of working in learning support under the guidance of specialist teachers. Now you want to develop your skills and take on more responsibility at work.

There are two mandatory units:

  • Engaging adults and young people as essential skills learners
  • Supporting adults and young people in essential skills learning - support in the learning environment.

You also choose one of three pathways, completing one further unit in that specialism. The three options are:

  • Supporting numeracy learners
  • Supporting literacy learners
  • Supporting ESOL learners.

For full details, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

These qualifications can help you to progress to a number of roles within education and training, including:

  • Adult education organiser
  • Education officer (LEA)
  • Education welfare officer
  • Equal opportunities officer
  • Learning mentor.

Learners can also go to take the following related qualification:

  • Level 3 and 4 Awards in Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (6302).

Level 2 Award in Supporting Adults and Young People in Essential Skills (9300-02)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2016

Level 2 Award in Supporting Adults and Young People in Essential Skills (ESOL)

  • Accreditation No: 600/4125/0 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 7 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 53 - 53 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 30/09/2021 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2 Award in Supporting Adults and Young People in Essential Skills (Literacy)

  • Accreditation No: 600/4125/0 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 7 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 53 - 53 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 30/09/2021 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2 Award in Supporting Adults and Young People in Essential Skills (Numeracy)

  • Accreditation No: 600/4125/0 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 7 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 53 - 53 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 30/09/2021 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

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