Level 1 Award in Preparing to Work in Schools


Up to 4 Weeks

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The objective of this qualification is to prepare learners for further learning and training, whilst developing an understanding of the teaching and learning environment in a school setting, how to support the well-being of a child or young person and child, and young person development. The qualification is aimed at a range of learners, including young people, mature learners, learners with special educational needs or where English is an additional language, learners who are thinking of working in a school setting.

This qualification is made up of units each representing a small step of learning. This allows the qualification to be completed at your own pace.

The 3 units for this qualification are:

  • Understand schools as organisations

  • Understand how to keep children and young people healthy, safe and well

  • Understand how to communicate with children, young people and adults



Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools

Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning.