Course Type: Part Time,Apprenticeship

Advanced Apprenticeship in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

This apprenticeship is a level 3 programme and is part of a suite of qualifications that specialise in the care and education sector and have been written by leading industry specialists, ensuring the key skills needed by employers are fully covered.

The apprenticeship has been devised to train practitioners and measure their knowledge, behaviours and skills which are required to meet the support needs of primary, secondary and special needs schools.

Achieving the qualification demonstrates an individual's ability relating to pupil welfare, care, behaviour and learning.

The apprenticeship is suitable for those already working as learning support staff in schools working at foundation stage or key stages 1-4.

Mandatory Units include:

  • Communication and developing  professional relationships with teams/children and adults
  • Looking at Schools as organisations
  • Supporting Learning Activities/ whilst supporting assessment for learning
  • Promoting positive behaviour, promoting equality diversity and inclusion, engaging in personal development.

There is also an opportunity to specialise  in:

  • Supporting learning
  • English as an additional language
  • Special educational needs
  • Providing pastoral support
  • Supporting the wider work of the school
  • Working with colleagues.

Key benefits

  • Have trained staff who have a greater understanding of special educational needs

  • Staff will develop knowledge on the core principles of supporting teaching and learning for children and young people from 5-19 years of age (KS1 and above) 

  • Gain a nationally recognised qualification to kick-start or progress a career and be a valuable asset to your school ready and able to support teachers and pupils.