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Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (Level 3) Advanced Apprenticeship at Central College Nottingham

Course description

This course is for those looking for a career working in senior roles with children and/or young people in Primary, Secondary or Special schools.

Course content

  • Understand children’s and young people’s development
  • Promote positive children and young people’s behaviour
  • Communication and professional relationships
  • Schools as organisations
  • Support learning activities
  • Engage in personal development
  • Develop professional relationships
  • Promote equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Support assessment for learning
  • Support children and young people’s health and safety
  • Understand how to safeguard the well-being of children and young people and a range of optional units

English and Maths are an essential part of your studies and will help you succeed on your course. These subjects will help you develop confidence and are the key employability skills that all employers now look for when recruiting.

Entry requirements

You will need 5 GCSEs at Grades D or above and/or a Level 2 Certificate Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools. You may also have to study Functional Skills in English, Maths and ICT dependent on your GCSE results. A good reference will be required.


You will be assessed in your workplace for your practical skills and you will produce a portfolio of evidence to show your understanding of the knowledge required.

Future opportunities

Foundation Degree or into Employment.

Career Opportunities Include

  • Senior roles that support learning in Primary, Secondary or Special schools

Further information

You must be employed in a school for a minimum of 30 hours per week which you will be paid a minimum of £2.68 per hour. You will need to undertake a Disclosure and Barring check which is usually paid for by your employer.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 09 March 2016
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    • The centre houses the recently completed Salon Central, a commercial salon with 40 hairdressing stations & 32 beauty treatment beds and the College's new 1000mConstruction Centre. It also provides courses in Business and IT, ESOL, Foundation for Apprenticeships and Work, Horizons (LLDD), Health & Social Care and Science. The Centre is also the base for the College's large International provision.