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Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Advanced Apprenticeship Level 3 at North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College

Course description

Do you want to work with children and play an important part in their education and development? This Apprenticeship will prepare you to support the teacher in a school setting. You’ll learn how to help children develop self-esteem, independence and skills for learning.

Course content

-Communication and Professional Relationships with Children, Young People and Adults-Develop Professional relationships with Children, Young People and Adults -Engage in Personal Development in Health, Social Care or Children and Young People’s settings.-Promote Children and Young People’s Positive Behaviour.-Promote Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Work with Children and Young People-Schools as Organisation.-Support Assessment for learning.-Support Children and Young People’s Health and Safety-Support Learning Activities.-Understand Child and Young Person Development -Understand How to Safeguarding the Wellbeing of Children and Young People.

Entry requirements

To progress onto a Level 3 Apprenticeship you will need to hold one of the following*:

-          an Intermediate Level 2 Apprenticeship

-          an alternative Level 2 qualification in a related subject area

-          practical work experience in the related industry

-          Up to five GCSEs grade A*-C – including English and Maths

In order to start an Apprenticeship, you will need to be employed or find an employer who is recruiting an Apprentice.

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Workplace observation and portfolio evidence

An assessor would be allocated to undertake the varying framework components within the work place and would generally visit at least once a month.


Future opportunities

You could progress to a Higher Level Teaching assistant course or the Foundation degree. Potential job roles include: teaching, classroom and learning support assistant; special needs assistant; behaviour support assistant/co-coordinator; pastoral/welfare assistant; foundation stage assistant or team leader.

Further information

Upon successful completion of the course you will achieve the overall Apprenticeship Framework for Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in School.

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: 04 October 2017
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      • Purpose-built Engineering facility
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      Subjects available to study include:

      • Apprenticeships
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      • Child Development and Education
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