Course Title Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Level 3 Apprenticeship
Level: 3
Code M15-A

Overview of the Course

This qualification will enable learners to develop the knowledge and skills needed when supporting teaching and learning in primary, secondary or special schools. It covers a wide range of areas including children and young people’s development, supporting those with disabilities or special educational needs, communication and professional relationships, the training provides learners with knowledge for roles that support teaching in the classroom, special needs assistants, behaviour support assistant/coordinator, foundation assistant, team leader and pastoral/welfare assistant.

What are the entry requirements?

Relevant qualifications and/or an initial assessment and diagnostic testing on maths and English will take place prior to commencement.


Level 4 Certificate for the Advanced Practitioner in Schools and Colleges

Course Duration

18 months.

Apprentice Benefits

  •  Earn while you learn
  •  Learning skills that employers want
  •  Excellent progression routes
  •  Increase career opportunities and earning potential
  •  Improve your confidence

Functional Skills

Functional Skills are a vital part of the apprenticeship. They provide the essential knowledge, skills and understanding needed to operate confidently, effectively and independently. Functional Skills are available at Level 2 for this Framework.


Development of the job role competencies and skills and behaviours can be delivered exclusively by Bury College, co-delivered with a workplace mentor who will work alongside the Learning and Skills Coach to support and log the apprentice's progress. The dedicated, qualified Learning and Skills Coach will support the teaching and learning of the apprentice in their development of knowledge and competence in their work-based activities. The Learning Skills Coach will use a range of methods to assess including:- • Direct observations in the workplace • Written assignments or tasks • Professional discussions • Question and answer sessions • Reviews

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