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Intermediate Apprenticeship in Supporting Teaching and Learning at North Nottinghamshire College

Course description

About this Course

This Apprenticeship is suitable for those supporting teaching and learning in schools and will help to enhance your role as a teaching assistant. The Apprenticeship covers a range of topics to help you develop the skills required to provide support in schools.

Course content

What will I study?

  • Supporting teaching and learning activities
  • Safeguarding
  • Supporting relationships and positive behaviour
  • Equality and diversity in health and safety
  • Working as part of a team
  • Subject to your grades on entry you may need to study English, maths and IT

Entry requirements

What are the entry requirements?

  • You will need to obtain a full Disclosure and Barring Service certificate (DBS formerly CRB)
  • Ideally, you should have English GCSE at grade C or above or Functional Skills Level 2 or be willing to study towards them
  • Have a school willing to support your Apprenticeship


How will I be assessed?

Your course assessments may include:

  • You will produce a portfolio of evidence
  • You will be observed in your setting by your College assessor

Financial information

You will be paid a minimum of the nationally-set Apprenticeship wage. Visit for details.

North Notts College also has a number of funds which are there to help support you if you find yourself in financial difficulties that are affecting your attendance at college or your studies.

Future opportunities

What can I progress to?


  • Successful completion of the Apprenticeship enables you to progress on to the Advanced Apprenticeship in Supporting Teaching and Learning or the Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning


  • Teaching Assistant
  • Learning Support Worker

Further information

Why study here?

  • The teaching team are very experienced and will support you throughout the course in order to help you achieve the qualification
  • We have excellent links with employers and can support your placement activities
  • You will work in a live setting to gain hands-on experience in the education sector and earn a wage while you learn

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: 24 November 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Throughout the year
  • Course code: FRW13L2-3
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Contact details

    • Contact name:
    • Student Services
    • Contact telephone number:
    • 01909 504500
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