Teaching Assistant Level 2 Certificate NCFE CACHE


A thorough introduction to the fields of education and childcare is provided by taking a Teaching Assistant Level 2 NCFE CACHE course, which equips students with the fundamental knowledge and skills and abilities needed to pursue careers as teaching assistants. A Teaching Assistant Level 2 NCFE CACHE qualification is desirable in professions such as Teaching Assistant, Administration roles, site support roles and many more. Fast track to complete the course within 6 months.


Study this Teaching Assistant Level 2 Certificate NCFE CACHE course entirely online to achieve this credible qualification which will lead one step closer on your career path into teaching. Enrolling in a Level 2 Teaching Assistant course will give learners the skills and the knowledge required to pursue a rewarding career in childcare and education. With a Teaching Assistant Level 2 Certificate NCFE CACHE qualification you can enter professions such as Child Protection Officer, Early Years Teacher, English as a Foreign Language Teacher (EFL / ESOL), Online Tutor and many more.

Studying a Level 2 Teaching Assistant course would provide you with a strong basis in educational support, safeguarding and prepare you for further study or employment in the field of education. A Teaching Assistant Level 2 Certificate NCFE CACHE qualification will demonstrate to employers and educators that you have advanced skills and credentials to build upon.

Upskill Online UK offers you a support and Accountability Coach in addition to your course tutor along with a highway to success plan for you to follow giving you excellent value for money and a clear pathway to enter your chosen career.

You will get:

  • Accredited qualification awarded by NCFE CACHE
  • Gain 32 Credits
  • Offers an adjustable foundation that can lead to different career options depending on the career path you have chosen.
  • CV Makeover and Professional LinkedIn Profile to showcase your new qualifications and unique skills.
  • Can be fast tracked to complete in 6 months.

Course Units

  • Unit 1 – Schools as organisations
  • Unit 2 – Child and young person development
  • Unit 3 – Safeguarding children and young people
  • Unit 4 – Promoting equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Unit 5 – Maintain relationships with children and young people
  • Unit 6 – Support the health and safety of children and young people
  • Unit 7 – Promoting positive behaviour
  • Unit 8 – Contribute to teamwork in a learning environment
  • Unit 9 – Understand children and young people’s play and leisure
  • Unit 10 – Promote an effective learning environment


Upskill Online UK uses this syllabus as it is best for online learning:  Click here for full course content

Awarding Body

NCFE CACHE is regulated by OFQUAL in England, and recognised by Qualifications Wales and the Council for the Curriculum, Examinations & Assessment in Northern Ireland.


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NCFE (formerly the Northern Council for Further Education) is an awarding organisation and registered educational charity providing qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Working in vocational and technical learning, NCFE is responsible for the design, development and certification of a broad range of qualifications and awards that are nationally recognised.

Course Assessment

The awarding body will externally assure your coursework and portfolio are up to quality by internally evaluating it. Your tutor will ultimately provide you with comments on your work and let you know what needs to be changed if any in order to finish that assignment.

As a result, a Pass, Merit, Distinction or Distinction* grade will be awarded to you.


There are no examinations required with this NCFE CACHE Teaching Assistant Level 2 Certificate course.

Course Outcome

Upon successful completion of this course, Learners will achieve an NCFE CACHE Teaching Assistant Level 2 Certificate qualification and gain 32 credits.

Entry Requirements

Surprisingly, there are no formal entry requirements for this course. Although you must be at least 16 years old, there are no official entry criteria for this course. It is highly recommended that you possess a proficient command of the English language in order to successfully finish the unit’s assignments.


12 months

Guided Learning Hours (GLH)

225 hours

What Next?

Once the NCFE CACHE Teaching Assistant Level 2 Certificate course is successfully completed, you could progress onto a Level 3 NCFE CACHE Teaching Assistant course . Following on from that the HLTA Advanced Practitioner in Schools and Colleges (higher level teaching assistant).  Learners tend to apply for jobs as this vocational qualification usually leads to careers in a variety of settings including:

    • Classroom Assistant
    • Early years practitioner
    • Education Administrator
    • Special Educational Needs (SEN) Assistant
    • Childminder


In addition to the above, to begin, a qualified Tutor and an Upskill Online UK Personal Mentor and an Accountability Coach, is on hand to keep you motivated and on track to successfully complete the course. Secondly, guidance and support is offered to help plan the next steps in your personal, academic or professional journey. Finally, you will be provided with a Consultation and a tailored roadmap to success. In essence, you get the complete package all in one place at Upskill Online UK, where learning is earning for life.

To speak with us about this course, simply complete the enquiry form and we will contact you shortly. Alternatively you can call us on: 02475 314022.


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