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Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Apprenticeships at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai

Course description

Appropriately trained and deployed staff, supporting teaching and learning in schools, play a crucial role in supporting pupils, parents and colleagues.Employers have helped to design these revised apprenticeships to support the increasing demand for trained support staff in schools, attract new people to the sector, up skill the workforce and replace those who leave or retire.

The Foundation Apprenticeship (level 2) is applicable to staff in learning support roles, whose responsibilities at work are closely supervised.The Apprenticeship (level 3) is applicable to staff in learning support roles, whose require competence across a range of responsibilities, including more specialist functions.

Course content

A majority of training is provided in the workplace, however the college will require all learner to attend college based sessions to complete theory tasks and tests.

Entry requirements

All Apprentices must have an employer who can cover the NVQ criteria.

No formal qualifications are required but experience in a Child Care is desirable.


An apprenticeship is assessed as follows:

  • Completion of a portfolio of evidence
  • Work based observations
  • Theory based tasks and tests

Future opportunities

You can progress from: 

Foundation Apprenticeship Level 2 to an Apprenticeship Level 3.

Further information

Work-Based Learning

Level 2 and 3

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Grŵp Llandrillo Menai directly.

Last updated date: 06 October 2016

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