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  • Duration

    18 months
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    Workplace Delivery
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Develop the skills, knowledge and behaviours to become a qualified Teaching Assistant, while working as an Apprentice in a primary or secondary school.

  • Entry Criteria

    GCSE Maths 9-4 and GCSE English 9-4.

    In order to apply for an apprenticeship you need to have an employer and apprenticeship job ready to go.You need paid employment in a primary or secondary school setting for a minimum of 30 hours per week.

    If you don't have an employer or apprenticeship job then you'll need to find one first. If you need any advice and guidance about your options then you can contact our admissions team by calling us on 01923 812345 or dropping in to speak to us on campus.

  • What will I study?

    • Child development
    • Health and Safety
    • ICT
    • Independent learning
    • Safeguarding
    • Schools as organisations
    • Equality and Diversity
    • Assessment for learning
    • SEND- Special Educational Needs and Disabilities
    • Transitions

    To achieve the qualification, you will need to complete an end point assessment.

  • Future Prospects

    Progress into Industry as a Teaching Assistant, Learning Support Assistant, Specialist Support Assistant, Support for Specialist Curriculum Areas or Assistant Teacher. Alternatively, you can progress onto a Level 4 Higher Level Teaching Assistant course, or QTS.