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Intermediate Apprenticeship in Supporting Teaching & Learning at Cambridge Regional College

Course description

This qualification is for those who wish to work in schools as a teaching assistant, learning support assistant or special needs assistant.

The apprenticeship framework consists of a level 2 certificate in STL, Employer Rights and Responsibilities (ERR), Functional Skills in Maths level 1, English level 2 and ITC level 1, and Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS). The certificate is made up of mandatory and optional units. It has a minimum credit value of 30 credits. You may attend monthly workshops or complete this qualification in the workplace.

There are no formal entry requirements although learners must be in the correct job role to provide evidence for a portfolio.

Financial information

We are committed to providing financial support to learners where it is available. We would actively encourage you to enquire about possible financial support as soon as you can. Depending on your situation, you may qualify for a contribution towards College costs such as kit, equipment, residential fees, meals, childcare etc. Enquiries can be made to

Future opportunities

On successful completion of this course you can progress to the level 3 advanced apprenticeship in Supporting Teaching and Learning.

Further information

If you need any more information about any of our courses, please request a copy of our full-time prospectus or contact our Information & Advice Team on 01223 226315.

Students who currently attend a Cambridge Area Partnership school should apply online via or by using the Cambridge Area Partnership application form (depending on your school). Please ask your careers teacher at school.

Once we have received your application, you will be invited to attend a college Welcome Event, which gives you and your parents/carers the opportunity to have a look around the College, talk to the tutors and ask any questions you may have.

We look forward to seeing you at the College soon!

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: 05 September 2018
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    • Information and Advice Team
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