Preparing to Work in Schools Award (Level 1)

This qualification prepares learners for further learning and training whilst developing an understanding of the teaching and learning environment in a school setting.

What will we cover?

The course covers areas such as how to support the well-being of a child or young person as well as child and young person development. 

Who is the course aimed at?

This qualification is aimed at those who are thinking of working in a school setting. You do not need any previous qualifications or experience to join the course. 

How can I progress after completing the course?

Upon completion of the course, you can progress on to the Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools and Colleges or the Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning. 

Course dates and times

Get in touch with us on or call 01623 677 200. 

Course Cost

1)  FREE - if you earn less than £16,009.50 or are on a means-tested benefit.

2) PAYMENT HELP AVAILABLE - if you earn more than £16,009.50 but are on a low-income, we might be able to help pay part or all of your course fees. Email: for an application form or if you have any questions.

3) CO-FUNDED - if you are on a higher-income, the government will pay approximately half of your course fees. The cost to you will be £108.00

For more information...

For more information, do not hesitate to contact us on 01623 677 200 or email