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Level 3 Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Apprenticeship at Leeds City College

Course description

The Advanced Level Apprenticeship adds more responsibility to the role. You could help plan, carry out and evaluate a wide range of learning activities.

You’ll work both alongside the teacher to support classroom activities, and alone with individuals or groups of students. It’s a good stepping-stone to a foundation degree or Higher Level Teaching Assistant training.

Course content

In order to achieve a full Apprenticeship you must successfully complete the different parts of the framework over 18 to 24 months.

This consists of sector related industry qualifications

Competence qualifications available to this pathway:

Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools

Mandatory Units

  • Understand child and young person development
  • Understand how to safeguard the wellbeing of children and young people
  • Communication and professional relationships with children and young people
  • Schools as organisations
  • Support learning activities
  • Promote children and young people’s positive behaviour
  • Develop professional relationships with children, young people and adults
  • Promote equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people
  • Support assessment for learning
  • Engage in personal development in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings
  • Support children and young people’s health and safety

The Optional units are chosen by the employer to reflect your job role

Functional Skills qualifications:

  • Level 2 Functional Skill in English
  • Level 2 Functional Skill in Maths
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in ICT

+ Employment Rights and Responsibilities

+ Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Entry requirements

Applicants must have completed a relevant Level 2 qualification in Supporting teaching and learning in schools

Entry requirements (correct at time of publishing April 2014):

From 1 August 2014 government funding of early years educator training courses through the Skills Funding Agency will require GCSE English and mathematics, grade A*-C, on entry. Functional skills will not be accepted as equivalent to GCSEs. Learners' must prove prior achievement of this and record it in the learning agreement before enrolling learners onto an Early Years Educator programme.

Assessment

A wide range of assessment methods are used in the workplace. Evidence reflects how you have carried out the process relating to your competence.

For example: The process that you carry out could be recorded in an observation or witness testimony. Products relating to your competence could be minutes of a meeting, e mails, letters, manufacturing instructions, photos and health and safety checks.

Different forms of questioning are carried out on an on-going part of the assessment process.

Future opportunities

Search and apply online for our current vacancies or alternatively you can complete the online application form or e-mail a copy of your cv to the Apprenticeship Recruitment Team.

Contact us on: T: 0113 216 2337 / 0113 308 7918

E: apprenticeships@leedscitycollege.ac.uk

Further information

Our apprenticeships routes are changing throughout the year, stay up to date online

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 10 November 2017
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