Supporting Teaching & Learning level 2

Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Apprenticeship at level 2.


Is this the right course for me?

The level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship is appropriate for learning staff whose responsibilities at work are closely supervised and who work under the direction of the class teacher. The framework provides training for the roles of Teaching Assistant, Classroom Assistant and Learning Support Assistant. Learners will gain knowledge of legislative guidelines, policies and curriculum requirements and how to implement them, as well as gaining literacy, numeracy and IT functional skills to support your work with children.

The level 2 Certificate is aimed at learners who undertake a broad range of activities that are often less routine and demand some level of independence or responsibility,

What does the course comprise?

The Apprenticeship at level 2 comprises a Certificate, 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.

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

How long will the course take to achieve?

The level 2 qualification will take around 12 months to complete.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment will take place by regular observation in the workplace.

Additional assessment will be through portfolio building of assignments, case studies and observation of work based activities.
What are the entry requirements?

For Intermediate Apprenticeships there are no formal entry requirements, but candidates must be working in an appropriate position, and must be working over 30 hours per week. All candidates will need to undertake a literacy & numeracy assessment prior to starting the apprenticeship training.

What are the costings and how do I enrol?

To check eligibility, contact us on 01702 353557 or email [email protected] for more details.

Under the Government’s Apprenticeship Reforms of 2017,  employers have to make a contribution to the cost of training. We’ll discuss and agree this before carrying out an Initial Assessment with each individual learner, which could lead to enrolment if this qualification is appropriate.


To check your eligibility and enrol, contact us on 01702 353557 or email [email protected] for more details.

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