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Overview

The Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship is applicable to learning support staff whose responsibilities at work are closely supervised and working under the direction of the class teacher.

Course description

Apprentices will explore the requirements of safeguarding and the importance of equality, diversity, and inclusion. The apprentice will learn about schools as organisations, including what types of schools there are, about policies and procedures and the wider environment in which they operate. Apprentices will develop communication skills, communicating and building professional relationships with both children and young people and adults. Gaining work experience in a childcare setting forms a key part of the apprenticeship.

What areas will I study?

The apprenticeship consists of a Certificate (Level 2), Functional Skills and completion of an Employees Rights and Responsibility workbook (ERR).

At Level 2 the total minimum number of credits that an apprentice must attain on the Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) for this pathway is 45. This is achieved through completion of the Combined Knowledge and Competence qualification and the Transferable Skills qualifications

Mandatory Units Child and young person development Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults

Equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people Help improve own and team practice in schools Maintain and support relationships with children and young people Support children and young people's health and safety Support children and young people's positive behaviour Support learning activities

Course options

Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 September | 2019/20 - 18 Month(s) Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 September | 2019/20 £800.00 18 Month(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+ September | 2019/20 Please contact the college for fee information 18 Month(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.
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british council
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