Course Overview

Learning Programme for School Cover Supervisors

Learning Programme for School Cover Supervisors

The purpose of this course is to acquire the knowledge and skills to become a reliable Cover Teacher equipped to handle challenging education environments.

This training course includes fundamental aspects of teaching and learning when covering lessons, managing students’ behaviour and efficient de-escalations techniques, understanding and adhering to school policies, understanding Safeguarding as a Cover Teacher.

Ticket Information

Learning Programme for Cover Supervisors

18 spots left
Date And Time
16/09/2024 @ 09:00 to
20/09/2024 @ 15:00

Registration End Date

Course Types
Course Category

Qualification Overview

This training course includes:

Building and Maintaining Relationships with Students and Staff
Importance of Restorative Justice (RJ)
Safeguarding and strong relationships
Safeguarding and Expectations
Review of Personal Practice and Common Complaints
De-escalation Theory and Practice
Advanced De-escalation Techniques
School Policies and Consistent Practices
Professional Appearance and Follow-up
Handling Issues with Colleagues or School Setting
Role Play Scenarios
Assessment of learned skills and techniques
CV writing
Interview Skills
Mock interviews

Funding criteria

This is a Community Learning Programme delivered in partnership with the East Berkshire Community Learning and Skills Service, Slough Borough Council and the RBWM.
This course is available for free for learners who meet the funding eligibility criteria below:

– Resident within the boroughs of Slough or RBWM
– Unemployed or in receipt of low income (less than £22,308 per year)
– Resident in the UK continuously for 3 years or more (exceptions apply for refugees)
– In receipt of state benefits (Universal Credit, JSA, etc.)
– Have Right to Work in the UK
– Aged 19 years+
– Not being on an apprenticeship

Progression opportunities

Learning outcomes:

– A clear understanding of the importance of a child-focused approach in education settings
– Confidence to implement de-escalation techniques in a challenging classroom environment
– Confidence in covering lessons as a Cover Teacher

Learners could progress into a Level 2 qualification
Learners who achieve the qualification will be invited for an interview

Qualification Reference Number (QRN)


Total qualification time (TQT):


Guided learning hours (GLH)




Mode of Delivery


Entry requirements:

- Aged 19+

Mandatory Units



Interactive quiz

Real Work Environment (RWE)

Knowledge only