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Overview

This apprenticeship is all about providing additional support in the classroom for maths, English and ICT. You will earn as you learn, working alongside teachers, carrying out various duties, working with small groups of children or individuals allowing the teacher to concentrate on teaching the class. You may be able to specialise in areas like music or special needs.

Course description

The apprentice is based be 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 2 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. On the advanced apprenticeship, they will have some responsibility, will help plan, carry out and evaluate a wide range of learning activities, and will work alone with individuals and groups of students.

What areas will I study?

  • Support children in their personalised learning through play both inside and outside
  • Enabling a learning environment
  • Behaviour management of children
  • Safeguarding
  • Developing and stimulating a child’s learning

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 (no level 3 qualification) Throughout the Academic Year | 2019/20 - 1 Academic Year(s) Any course under level 4 for 19-23 year olds without a full level 3 qualification is likely to be free, please contact the college for further information
19-23 (with 1 or more level 3 qualifications) Throughout the Academic Year | 2019/20 £0 1 Academic Year(s) You are eligible for an advanced learning loan; please visit our advanced learning loan information page to find out more.
24+ Throughout the Academic Year | 2019/20 £0 1 Academic Year(s) You are eligible for an advanced learning loan; please visit our advanced learning loan information page to find out more.
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 (no level 3 qualification) Throughout the Academic Year | 2018/19 - 1 Academic Year(s) Any course under level 4 for 19-23 year olds without a full level 3 qualification is likely to be free, please contact the college for further information
19-23 (with 1 or more level 3 qualifications) Throughout the Academic Year | 2018/19 £0 1 Academic Year(s) You are eligible for an advanced learning loan; please visit our advanced learning loan information page to find out more.
24+ Throughout the Academic Year | 2018/19 £0 1 Academic Year(s) You are eligible for an advanced learning loan; please visit our advanced learning loan information page to find out more.
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