Teaching and Learning in Schools (Support) - Apprenticeship

Course Code: WW00005


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Course Overview

This qualification will enable students to develop the knowledge and skills needed when supporting teaching and learning in primary, secondary or special schools. It covers a wide range of areas including children and young people’s development, supporting those with disabilities or special educational needs and communication and professional relationships.
You will learn the knowledge and skills to support the teachers in a classroom and support the children.  You will learn modules including;

  • Schools as organisations
  • Promoting positive behaviour in the classroom
  • Supporting learning activities
  • Understanding the importance of displays in the classroom for learning
  • Keeping children safe

On successfully completing this apprenticeship you will receive the following qualifications:

  • Intermediate apprenticeship in Supporting teaching and learning in schools
  • Level 2 Diploma in Teaching and Learning in Schools
  • Level 2 functional skills English
  • Level 1 (opportunity of completing level 2) Functional skills Maths
  • Level 1 ICT
  • Employment rights and responsibilities within schools

Duration 12-14 months

Entry Requirements

To be an apprentice you need to be working a minimum of 30 hours per week in the related occupation of your chosen apprenticeship and be at least 16 years old.  Our Skills Coaches and Careers team can support you with this and we often have a good selection of employers looking to recruit an apprentice.

There are no mandatory entry requirements for this Apprenticeship framework but applicants must demonstrate a “can do" attitude and have good basic numeracy and literacy skills.

Career Options and Progression

Assessment Methods

Teaching and Learning Methods

A variety of teaching methods including, one to one support in the work place. Discussions, reflected accounts and practical observations will cover the majority of assessments during the course.  You will also be supported by your employer to contribute to various 20% off the job training activities such as shadowing and mentoring.

Industry Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of any courses within the College are approved to teach and/or assess the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering and/or assessing a given programme are appropriately qualified, with relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

Tuition Fees

Terms and Conditions

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