We are the largest provider of apprenticeships in Buckinghamshire. Our experienced team of Trainer-Assessors works closely with apprentices and their employers, supporting you throughout your apprenticeship. We deliver this apprenticeship using the mixed delivery model. Students work full time in the workplace and attend college for a monthly evening workshop. Evening maths, English and ICT lessons may be required in addition to the workshops. We pride ourselves on our industry-standard facilities and the outstanding support we deliver for apprentices and employers.

This is rolling programme and you can start any time.

  • What will I learn?

    This course is for Learners working or volunteering in roles that support pupils learning including teaching assistants, learning support assistants and special needs assistants.

  • Example modules

    • Childrens development
    • Safeguarding
    • Communication
    • Relationships
    • Diversity
    • Health & safety
    • Behaviour
    • Supporting learning activities
    • Help to improve your own and team practice in schools
  • How will I be assessed?

    You will be assessed by written tasks and by being observed in the work setting on a regular basis there is NO exam.

  • Entry Requirements

    Learners should be at least 16 years old and working in a suitable setting for a minimum of 30 hours per week.

  • Progression & Career Opportunities

    You will have sufficient knowledge to pass each unit assessment. Once all units are complete you will gain the level 2 qualification. Learners may progress to the Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools, Level 3 Certificate in Cover Supervision of Pupils in Schools, Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching & Learning in Schools and into the work workforce. Careers can include: Teaching Assistant in Primary, Secondary or Grammar schools. Learning Support Assistant and Special Educational Needs Assistant.

  • Additional Information

    For further information on our childcare apprenticeships you can contact the assessors direct This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. You will also choose further optional unit totalling 3 credits (liaising with your assessor). For more information please contact Work Based Learning Team - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We recommend the text book that accompanies the Level 2 Qualification: Title: Level 2 Certificate Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools / Author: Louise Burnham & Brenda Baker / Publisher: Heinemann / ISBN No: 978-0-435032-03-6. The cost of the full and valid Level 2 Certificate is £1,000 The Award route the cost is £500 An instalment plan can be set up to give more flexibility with the fee. *Depending on your circumstances you may be able to enrol free of charge. (Please contact Admissions who will be able to advise you).

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Course Details

Qualification Level Apprenticeship
Study Mode Apprenticeships
Start Date Rolling programme
Duration 36 Weeks
Course Code WIA2STLSX
Runs at

Amersham Aylesbury Wycombe

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