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What's Involved

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, upskill the workforce and replace those who leave or retire. The Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship is applicable to learning support staff whose responsibilities at work are closely supervised.

The Intermediate Level Apprenticeship for Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools is designed for learning support staff whose responsibilities at work are closely supervised. They will be working under the direction of the class teacher whose lesson planning and day-to-day direction set the framework within which the individual works.

The duration of this apprenticeship is generally 12-18 months. You will be required to attend college 1 day per week.

This is a Level 2 Apprenticeship.

Entry Requirements

A minimum of 5 GCSE’s Grade A*- C including: • GCSE Maths Grade D/3 or Functional Skill in Maths Level 1 • GCSE English Language Grade C/4 or Functional Skill in English Level 2

Candidates must also undertake a recognised enhanced disclosure and barring service check.

Working in a role such as a Teaching Assistant, Classroom Assistant or a Learning Support Assistant for a minimum of 30hours per week.

Where will it take me?

By the end of your apprenticeship you will have achieved: Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Functional Skill in Maths Level 2 (if required) Functional Skill in English Level 2 (if required) Functional Skill in ICT Level 1 (if required) Employee Rights and Responsibilities Personal Learning & Thinking Skills

Employment opportunities exist within primary, special and secondary schools. There will be increasing opportunities for apprentices to take on a wider range of responsibilities. Opportunities also exist to move into other roles across the wider children's workforce e.g. child care, play work or youth work.

At the end of your apprenticeship, the college will work with you and your employer to help you go on to the next level of training or gain full-time employment, either with your current employer or another employer the college has access to. The skills, knowledge and qualification you will gain from your apprenticeship means that Havering College can help you get to the level employers are looking for.

Course Assessment Method

You will be assessed using a range of methods such as; Direct observation of tasks or activities, examination of work products produced by learners (e.g. diary notes, site notes, completed reports), examination of witness testimonies from people, other than the assessor, who are prepared to provide statements detailing specific details of learners’ performance, review of records of ‘question and answer’ sessions covering specific aspects of the knowledge and understanding and Professional discussion. All of these assessment methods will build your portfolio of evidence.


Where and When

Teaching Assistant Intermediate Apprenticeship

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Fee Information

Course Code Study Mode Start Date Under 16 16-18 19+ International
P162PRG-18 Part Time 10/09/2018 N/A £0 On Request N/A
P162PRG-19 Part Time 09/09/2019 N/A £0 On Request N/A

Notes About Fees

Fees shown are per year, they are estimated at this stage and will be confirmed at enrolment.

Find out more by speaking to Admissions:

  • For full-time further education courses call 01708 462833
  • For part-time further education courses call 01708 462801
  • For higher education courses, or if you’re an overseas student, call 01708 462801

Notes

  • To find out if you’re entitled to support call Student Services for advice on 01708 462718 ext 2718
  • You don’t have to pay tuition or admin fees if you’re 16-18 and studying a further education funded course.
  • You need to pay higher education course fees each academic year.

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