Learning Support Qualifications

Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools (RQF) (L2SWIS)


Qualification Purpose

The purpose of the qualification is to introduce learners to the knowledge required to work in the school
sector in a range of support functions including: administrative roles, site support roles, technical roles or
working with children and young people. Areas covered include child and young person development,
safeguarding welfare of children and young people, communication and professional relationships,
equality and diversity and schools as organizations.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements however learners should have a minimum of level one in
literacy and numeracy or equivalent.
The qualification is suitable for learners of 16 years of age and above.

Qualification structure

Learners must achieve 12 credits, from mandatory units:
1: Child and young person development
2: Safeguard the welfare of children and young people
3: Communication and professional relationship with children, young people and adults
4: Equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people
5: Schools and organisations

  • Welcome
  • Welcome to your award
  • Learner agreement
  • Reading Materials
  • Unit 1: Reading
  • Unit 2: Reading
  • Unit 3: Reading
  • Unit 4: Reading
  • Unit 5: Reading
  • Reading material downloads
  • Reading booklet downloads
  • Assessements
  • Unit 1 Assignment
  • Unit 2 Assignment
  • Unit 3 Assignment
  • Unit 4 Assignment
  • Unit 5 Assignment
  • Closing tasks
  • Learner Declaration
  • Photographic ID
  • Post Course Feedback Survey
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed