CACHE Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools

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The course covers the skills needed to fulfil many different roles within the classroom and covers tasks directly related to working with children and young people. With Cache certification included, this Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools is a great first step to anyone wanting to start a career in a school environment. This course covers topics from Understanding child and young person development to Schools as organisations and is an in-depth study into the school setting and what it incorporates.

This course is assessed through tutor marked assignments which must be sent to your tutor for marking. You will then be provided with feedback and a mark on your work from your tutor within 5 days. After each assignment has been sent off and marked as complete you will have passed the qualification and will receive your certification.

Unit 1: Understanding child and young person development

Development of children and young people from birth – 19 years

Factors that influence children and young people’s development and how these affect practice

Monitoring children and young people’s development and interventions that should take place if this is not following the expected pattern

Importance of early intervention to support the speech, language and communication needs of children and young people

Potential effects of transitions on children and young people’s development

Unit 2: Understanding how to safeguard the wellbeing of children and young people

Legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding children and young people

Working in partnership with other organisations to safeguard children and young people

Ensuring children and young people’s safety and protection in the work setting

Responding to evidence or concerns that a child or young person has been abused or harmed

Responding to evidence or concerns that a child or young person has been bullied

Working with children and young people to support their safety and wellbeing

E-safety for children and young people

Unit 3: Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults

Principles of developing positive relationships with children, young people and adults

Communication with children, young people and adults

Legislation, policies and procedures for confidentiality and sharing information, including data protection

Unit 4: Equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people

Understand the important of promoting equality and diversity in work with children and young people

The impact of prejudice and discrimination on children and young people

Understand inclusion and inclusive practices in work with children and young people

Unit 5: Schools as organisations

The structure of education from early years to post-compulsory education

How schools are organised in terms of roles and responsibilities

School ethos, mission, aims and values

Legislation affecting schools

School policies and procedures

The wider context in which schools operate

 

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