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Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools - Apprenticeship (Intermediate) - Level 2 at College of West Anglia

Course description

This course is appropriate for support teaching staffs who work under close supervision of a class teacher e.g. teaching assistants, classroom assistants and teaching support assistants etc. It is suitable for candidates who: support pupils with learning activities, offer care and support to pupils, assist with additional support needs and/or support the wider work of the school. OCR Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (QCF) In order to achieve the full certificate, candidates must achieve a total of30 credits. Mandatory units include child and young person development, safeguarding and welfare, communication and equality, diversity and inclusion etc.

Entry requirements

You will be interviewed and assessed for your potential, commitment and motivation to achieve the apprenticeship, based upon the range and level of activities you will be undertaking in the workplace. You may also need to undergo an initial assessment of your English and maths skills in which you are required to be working at/towards level 1 maths and level 1 English, or higher. At the start of your apprenticeship you will need to be employed by a suitable and appropriate employer for at least 30 hours a week. You will also need to have been a resident in the EU for at least 3 years, not have a level 4 or higher qualification and not be on any other government funded training programme.


The OCR Level 2 Certificate will be delivered in the workplace, using a portfolio of evidence, observations, statements and question & answer sessions. Functional Skills will be delivered in localised training hubs in order to prepare learners for examinations. Employment Rights and Responsibilities will be assessed by completion of a workbook. Personal Learning and Thinking Skills will be evidenced through work and learning activities and completion of a workbook.

Financial information

Please see the college website for fee details

Further information

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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: 19 October 2018
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