Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools – Advanced Apprenticeship

Course Information

  • Course Type Apprenticeship
  • Subject Area Education and Early Years
  • Qualification Apprenticeship
  • Study Mode: Full Time Only
  • Course Level Level 3
  • Course Length Up to 2 years
  • Start Date Flexible

This Apprenticeship has been designed specifically for people working in a school and supporting children’s learning.The main qualification is designed for Apprentices who have some prior experience or have completed a Level 2 Apprenticeship or equivalent. The work role will involve contributing to planning learning activities and promoting the needs of individuals. It is ideal for those looking to progress from working as a general teaching assistant role to a more specialist role. In addition you will study employer rights and responsibilities and personal learning and thinking skills.

This is a course which lasts two years. You will attend college for one day a week to cover the underpinning knowledge and complete your functional skills.Your tutor will set assignments to assess the underpinning knowledge and there will be examinations for functional skills. Your assessor will arrange to see you in your work place to assess your competence. An online portfolio system is used which is accessible to you 24/7.

Entry Requirements

Every employer is different and therefore the entry requirements can vary.As a guideyou ideally need GCSE grade4 or above in English and Maths and in some cases ICT, however, we will work with you and provide additional support in order to help you achieve the functional skills element or GCSE requirements of the Apprenticeship. Support can be delivered either prior to your Apprenticeship via a traineeship or during the delivery of your programme.

You need patience, understanding, and a strong desire to work with people and good communication skills. You will be required to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for your employer.

  • Tutorial and assessor support
  • Online portfolio and resources
  • You will have access to a learning resource centre
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