What you'll learn

This apprenticeship provides an in-depth understanding of the knowledge and skills required when working directly with children or young people in primary, secondary or special schools. It covers all aspects of Specialist Support, some examples include; planning delivery and reviewing assessment strategies to support learning alongside the teacher equality and inclusion special needs support personal development reflective practice children’s development theoretical perspective behaviour management health and safety communication and relationship development.

Ideal if

You have been employed in the role for a considerable period or an experienced volunteer. You will be provided with a secure understanding of the knowledge and skills needed when working directly with children or young people in school environments.

What to expect

The delivery will be done mainly at the workplace, with the off-the-job training accounting for at least 20% of your employed time. You will receive a login to an online portfolio. The assessor will regularly visit you at work to observe you performing relevant tasks and to carry out professional discussions.

Level 2 English, Maths and ICT will need to be completed prior to completion, if not already achieved at GCSE grade C / level 4 or above.

What next

You can progress onto an advanced apprenticeship, or higher level studies at university or FE colleges, including:

  • Level 3
  • level 4
  • level 5 – equivalent to a higher education certificate, higher education diploma or a foundation degree
  • level 6 – equivalent to a bachelor degree

You may be able to progress your career and gain paid employment in job roles including: Senior Teaching assistant, Learning support assistant, Special needs assistant, Parent support advisor, and Learning mentor.

Apprenticeship cost

There is no cost to the Apprentice

Levy Employer cost = £2,500.00

Non Levy Employer cost = £250.00 +VAT

About ATL

Achievement Training have been delivering high quality, local training in Apprenticeships over 20 years. We only work with businesses in Plymouth and the surrounding area – which means our workforce is concentrated where we need them to be.

This apprenticeship provides all the materials and digital solutions you need to sustain flexible delivery models that are cost effective, time efficient and meet the learning styles of your apprentices, ensuring they are motivated to be successful and productive in their role.

Employ an Apprentice

Why should Employers get involved?

Apprenticeships can help businesses across all sectors by offering a route to harness fresh new employees. Apprenticeships ensure that your workforce has the practical skills and qualifications your organisation needs now and in the future. The mixture of on and off the job learning ensures they learn the skills that work best for your business. Apprenticeships deliver for businesses and help them grow by: Reducing training and recruitment costs, increasing productivity and your bottom line, developing a skilled motivated and qualified workforce, improving customer service results, providing financial return on investment.

Apprentices can be new or Existing staff!

ATL’s recruitment services are free!

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Duration

18 Months