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Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Level 2 Apprenticeship at Middlesbrough College

Course description

The Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship is applicable to learning support staff whose responsibilities at work are closely supervised. This course is for those who are employed to support pupils learning in schools. It is suitable for those who are employed as an apprentice or for those who are already employed and wish to gain a recognised qualification and/or progress within the workplace. Qualifications within the framework:- Functional Skills English level 2, ICT leve1, maths level 1 Level 2 Certificate for Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Employer Rights and Responsibilities (E.R.R.)

Course content

Whilst on this course you will cover a range of subjects which include:- Child and young person development Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults Equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people Schools as organisations Help improve own and team practice in schools Maintain and support relationships with children and young people Support children and young people’s health & safety Support children and young people’s behaviour Support learning activities You will choose an additional unit which is specific to your role in the setting.

Entry requirements

To enrol onto the Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Apprentice Programme you must be: - In paid employment for 30 hours per week - Supported by your employer Those employed as an apprentice must earn a minimum of £2.73 per hour for the first year of their course then after the first year the legal minimum wage for their age. The college must carry out an initial assessment of each candidate prior to the start of their programme to ensure that they are entered for an appropriate type and level of qualification. The college will also meet with your employer to discuss roles and responsibilities, eligibility and to ensure that the employer is aware of your progress so that you are supported throughout the programme. You will need an Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS). If you do not have a Grade A to C in English and/or Maths, you will be required to continue studying these subjects as part of your Study Programme.

Assessment

The qualification is made up of knowledge and competence units. To achieve the competence units you will be observed in the workplace by a college assessor who will mark your performance against the assessment criteria of the qualification / unit in which you are working towards. Tutors / assessors will use a variety of assessment methods which will include assignment work, questions, discussion and reflective accounts. To achieve the knowledge units you may be asked to complete a set assignment or your tutors / assessors will use a variety of assessment methods which will include assignment work, questions, discussion and reflective accounts. Some learners may already hold a recognised qualification that makes the exempt from all or part of the functional skills component of the programme.

Future opportunities

Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Apprenticeship

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Middlesbrough College directly.

Last updated date: 11 April 2016
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