Education and Training Apprenticeship

CAREER PATHS: Learning and Skills Teacher, Classroom Teacher, Teaching Assistant, Learning Support Assistant, Pastoral and Welfare Assistant, Behaviour / Pastoral / Welfare / Bilingual Support Assistant, Team Leader.

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Our Teaching Assistant and Teaching apprenticeships are a great opportunity for individuals working within the Education sector wanting to qualify as a Teaching Assistant (Primary or Secondary) or a Teacher (Further or Adult Education, Work Based Provision). 

Appropriately trained and deployed staff, supporting teaching and learning in schools or other Education settings play a crucial role in supporting students, parents and colleagues. Employers have helped to design these revised Apprenticeships to support the increasing demand for trained staff in Education, attract new people to the sector, upskill the workforce and replace those who leave or retire. 


Education and Training Apprenticeship Courses

Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship

For individuals wanting to train as a Teaching Assistant. Apprentices will learn knowledge and skills in areas such as Safeguarding, child and young person development, curriculum, adding value to education, using technology and problem solving.

18 Months


Level 5 Learning & Skills Teacher

An apprenticeship for individuals training to be a Teacher of young people and adults. Individuals will be working in a Further Education, Work Based Learning or Higher Education environment. As part of the apprenticeship, apprentices will achieve a Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training or equivalent.

24 Months


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