The Support Work in Schools (RQF) & Teaching Assistant Course Bundle contains both the Support Work in Schools (RQF) – Level 2 Course and the Teaching Assistant – Level 2 Course. The bundle gives you the opportunity to complete both courses for a saving of £50.00

The Support Work in Schools – Level 2 Award (RQF) Course is available to learners 16+ who are interested in working within a school, particularly in the role of a Teaching Assistant, Classroom Assistant or Learning Support Assistant. This is a knowledge based qualification suitable for all support staff roles in schools, including site staff, administrators etc. as well as those who work directly with children and young people.

It seeks to develop the knowledge and understanding that all those working in a school setting will need and covers areas such as safeguarding, communication and understanding the school context.

This course provides successful students with a qualification award listed on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), accredited by NCFE at level 2 with 12 credits.

The Teaching Assistant - Level 2 Course is designed for people who wish to gain an understanding of the principles and practices of teaching / classroom assistant roles. The aims of the home study courses are to provide comprehensive knowledge and skills appropriate the conduct of a classroom support role, and to participation in a wide range of classroom support a activities.

On successful completion on this course students will receive an accredited Level 2 Certificate of Achievement.

Course Duration & Support:

Students may register at any time and have a full year to complete their studies. You also have access to a personal tutor by mail or email for a 12 month period. As the course is self study you can complete in as little or as long a time as you prefer.


The course is assessed through a series of written assignments, which are submitted then marked by your tutor. There is no external examination required.

Qualification & Certification:

On successful completion of the Support Work in Schools - Level 2 Award (RQF) Course students will receive the TQUK Support Work in Schools Qualification. This qualification has been accredited on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF Qualification Number - 601/4020/3). This is a Level 2 Award Qualification and has 12 credits.

TQUK is an Awarding Organisation recognised by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) in England and by the Welsh Government. Training Qualifications UK (TQUK) are one of the newest, most dynamic awarding organisations in the industry, seeking to bring a fresh approach and excellent service to training providers, colleges and learners. The course is assessed and supported by Kendal Publishing, a licensed TQUK centre. TQUK qualifications are designed by leading professionals and delivered to centres and learners with integrity and compliance in mind. TQUK have rigorous quality assurance controls and procedures in place and are committed to maintaining the highest standards of customer service, qualification delivery and assessment.

ABC AwardsOn successful completion of the Teaching Assistant - Level 2 course students will receive a Teaching Assistant Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

The completion of the Teaching Assistant - Level 2 Course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 2 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of difficulty involved in successful completion by the learner.

Information on level descriptors can be found on the Ofqual's level descriptors page.

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. ABC Awards’ endorsement involves a robust and rigorous quality audit by external inspectors to ensure quality is consistently met. A regular review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process. This means that the course developers (Kendal Publishing) have undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria. The course itself has been designed by Kendal Publishing to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements.

ABC Awards is a brand of the Skills and Education Group Awards. A leading national awarding organisation with a long-established reputation for providing high-quality support and services to the educational sector. ABC Awards offer 400 Ofqual regulated qualifications, as well as delivering certification through their Quality License Scheme for training and learning opportunities that don’t use regulated qualifications. As a registered charity, Founded in 1998, ABC Awards combines their expertise with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of their customers.

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