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Supporting Teaching and Learning Level 2 Apprenticeship at Kent Training & Apprenticeships

Course description

This Apprenticeship will help you develop skills and knowledge to provide a professional and effective supporting role in a school environment.

As part of your Apprenticeship you will work with others and gain experience in a range of work functions.

It is aimed that by the end of your Apprenticeship you will be working with some autonomy and personal responsibility.

Course content

You will work towards the achievement of the Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools. This will embed Personal Learning and Thinking Skills which will help you reflect on your learning and practice.

All Apprentices complete an e-portfolio to demonstrate competence and knowledge.

The following are some of the topics covered:

• Children and young person’s development

• Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people

• Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults

• Equality, diversity and inclusion

• Schools as organisations

Functional Skills at Level 2 in English and Level 1 in maths and ICT are a required component of the Apprenticeship, these are exam based and course work is delivered by a combination of remote assessment and one to one support.

Achievement of Employee Rights and Responsibilities knowledge will also be a requirement of the Apprenticeship. This ensures the understanding of aspects around employment and legislation, which relate to the work in this area.

This will require you to stay on programme for minimum of 12 months.

Entry requirements

We require all prospective candidates to take an initial assessment of Literacy and Numeracy. You will be required to have an interview to ensure that the programme is the right one for you.


All Apprentices will have direct observation within the work place, by their assessor to enable them to collate evidence and show competency.

All Apprentices be expected to collect relevant evidence, complete assignments, obtain witness testimonies and information to provide evidence specific to the job role.

Financial information

The national minimum wage for apprentices is £2.73 per hour. Some employers will pay more and some will pay travel expenses.

Future opportunities

On completion of this qualification, the candidate may choose to progress on to next level or undertake further CPD activities.

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: 29 January 2015
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