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Support Teaching and Learning Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship at Hertford Regional College

Course description

This Apprenticeship is about providing support in the classroom. Learning support staff, such as teaching assistants or cover supervisors, play a vital role in today’s classrooms by making sure students get the most out of their lessons. They work with teachers, carry out duties such as lesson preparation and work with small groups or individuals. Some learning support staff specialise in areas like music or special needs. As an apprentice, you’ll work under the close supervision of a class teacher. Your duties will vary depending on your employer.

Course content

The Apprenticeship will include a QCF qualification, which covers knowledge and competency and Functional Skills.

Entry requirements

A contract of employment for a minimum of 30 hours per week - to include time at college - for the duration of the Apprenticeship and be paid at least the Apprenticeship national minimum wage. Additional requirements to be discussed.

Further information

In addition all Apprenticeships include:

• Induction and Employee Rights and Responsibilities

• Functional Skills (as required)

• Personal Learning and Thinking Skills are mapped and embedded (Creative Thinking, Independent Enquiry, Reflective Learning, Team Working, Key Management, Effective Participation)

• Guided Learning on and off the job through training, set tasks or independent study

• Coaching and mentoring in the workplace

• Achievement Records of all Training and Development activity

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 26 April 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Throughout the year
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Web url: www.hrc.ac.uk

Venues

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    • Buses: a regular bus service connects Cheshunt and Broxbourne rail stations to the campus.

      Additional buses run to the College including:

      C2/C3 from Harlow                       approx 30 minutes
      310/311 from Waltham Cross      approx 17 minutes
      310/311 from Hertford                  approx 40 minutes

      Trains: The National Express East Anglia Service provides services from Broxbourne and Cheshunt stations to London Liverpool Street, Tottenham Hale, Waltham Cross, Enfield Lock, Harlow, Sawbridgeworth, Bishop’s Stortford and Stansted. 

      Example journey times:
      London Liverpool Street – Cheshunt – 20 minutes
      Stansted Mountfitchet – Broxbourne – 24 minutes

      Parking: There are limited car parking spaces on site.