Supporting Teaching & Learning In Schools



We offer two levels of Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Apprenticeships, offering employers flexibility to attract and develop new recruits as well as developing existing employees. The courses aim to provide apprentices with the skills, knowledge, experience and certification needed to become an integral part of your team.

The Intermediate Apprenticeship is suitable for employers looking to recruit into a supervised teaching assistant role such as a classroom assistant and learning support assistant role.

The Advanced Apprenticeship is ideal for teaching support staff whose role requires competence across a range of responsibilities. The frameworks provide training for the roles of teaching, classroom and learning support assistant,special needs assistant, behaviour support assistant/coordinator; pastoral/welfare assistant, foundation stage assistant, and team leader. 

Upon completion apprentices will receive a nationally recognised qualification, and a Paediatric First Aid Certificate.


Intermediate (Level 2)

Advanced (Level 3)


An Intermediate Apprenticeship in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools lasts 12 months*
An Advanced Apprenticeship in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools lasts 12 months*
*with an additional 3 months if term time only


The qualifications are delivered through weekly classroom taught sessions (term time), assessment in the workplace and self-study.
Functional skills if required.


An apprentice must be:
Employed for a minimum of 30 hours.
Paid at least the minimum apprentice wage, currently £3.90 per hour.
Allowed 20% of their contracted hours to be used for Off-the-job Training.

If you employ a 16-18 year old you may be entitled to £1000 government incentive.

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