Qualification Overview

Cover Supervisor Training

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Qualification structure

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

*Learners may be eligible for funding and complete the course for free (subject to eligibility – see below).
Qualification number (QN)


Total qualification time (TQT):


Guided learning hours (GL)


Accredited by:


Funding Avilable?


Entry requirements:

Aged 19+
English and Maths

Mandatory units



Interactive quiz

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

*The eligibility criteria for funding are the following:

  1. Resident within the boroughs of Slough, Windsor and Maidenhead
  2. Unemployed or in receipt of low income (less than £20,000 per year)
  3. Resident in the UK continuously for 3 years or more (exceptions apply for refugees)
  4. In receipt of state benefits (Universal Credit, JSA, etc.)
  5. Have Right to Work in the UK
  6. Aged 19 years+
  7. Not being on an apprenticeship

If you meet the above criteria, please contact us on 01753 362 197 or via email
Please do not proceed to checkout and pay for the course if you believe you are eligible for funding.

There is a £125 cancellation fee if a learner enrols and fails to complete or withdraws early from the course. This fee is to cover administration costs. We may be able to offer extensions if learners are unable to meet the set submission deadline. Please read the declaration on the enrolment form carefully before signing up.