• childcare 01
  • childcare 02
  • childcare 03
  • childcare 04
  • childcare 05

Overview

The course will enable you to develop the knowledge and skills needed to work in a primary, secondary or special school environment, in a role that supports teaching and learning. You will learn about a wide range of areas including children and young people’s development, supporting children with disabilities or special educational needs and communicating with children and young people.

Course description

The apprentice is based in the workplace most of the time, earning a wage and gaining practical skills and experience. Attendance at college on a day release, improving theoretical knowledge and gaining additional skills. In addition, the apprentice will work towards achieving Functional Skills at level 1 in maths, English and ICT. The apprentice will work under the close supervision of a class teacher and will be supervising lessons and helping in the classroom. Depending on the teacher and the class subject, the apprentice may have the opportunity of supervising arts and crafts activities, helping with outings, or reading to the class.

What areas will I study?

  • Schools as organisations
  • Supporting children and young people with disabilities and special educational needs
  • Preparing and maintaining learning environments and invigilating examinations
  • Supporting learning activities and extra-curricular activities
  • Supporting children and young people at meal times, during play and leisure and outside the school

Course options

Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 Throughout the Academic Year | 2019/20 - 1 Academic Year(s) Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 Throughout the Academic Year | 2019/20 £800.00 1 Academic Year(s) In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
24+ Throughout the Academic Year | 2019/20 Please contact the college for fee information 1 Academic Year(s) In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 Throughout the Academic Year | 2018/19 - 1 Academic Year(s) Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 Throughout the Academic Year | 2018/19 £800.00 1 Academic Year(s) In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
24+ Throughout the Academic Year | 2018/19 Please contact the college for fee information 1 Academic Year(s) In many cases courses fees are reduced or even free, please note this depends on your circumstances, for example if you claim JSA, you may be eligible for your fees to be reduced. Please speak to a member of staff for more details.
Ofsted
customer service
investors in people
rospa
disability confident
british council
matrix
esf