L3 Advanced Apprenticeship
Your framework will consist of:
Start Date: On interview Attendance: Part-Time weekly Duration: 12-18 months
Students will spend one evening a week attending class-based teaching to support the completion of the knowledge elements of the course, 2 hours of Math sessions (for students who have not already achieved a Grade C) and 2 hours of ICT class-based sessions. In addition to class-based sessions, students will be allocated an assessor who will visit and observe you in your setting in order to complete the skills criteria of your qualification
The course uses a range of assessment methods to check learning which include written tasks, professional discussions and observations. You will develop your knowledge of children and young people’s development, safeguarding their welfare, specialist support including planning, delivering and reviewing assessment strategies to support learning alongside the teacher. In addition, you can choose from optional units to help specialise your teaching around literacy and numeracy skills, working as part of a team, teaching to children’s full potential or bilingual and special needs support.
Upon completion of the framework, the majority of students secure teaching assistant roles in primary, secondary or special schools, but this also opens up opportunities to progress into Higher Education.
Studying the SSTLS course has helped me develop my professional development. The course is extensive and has given me confidence when working in the classroom. I feel the course was a key factor in me getting a job as a teaching assistant. It helped that my employer was able to give me some time to study during working hours. As far as experience goes, I would recommend undertaking the recommended work experience and prior to starting the course. If you have this experience then you will find when your assessor observes you in the classroom that you will be surprised how quickly your standards can be completed. The support given by the course tutor was excellent, I found that the evening sessions were packed with information and insight and the group work and experience shared by the other students was invaluable
The training for Apprentices that are aged between 16 and 18 is fully funded. For Apprentices who are aged 19 years or over at the start of their course, a one-off employer contribution fee is required. (An Apprenticeship Grant for Employers (AGE) may also be available for employers who have less than 50 employees and employ an apprentice who is aged 16-24).
We recommend students purchase at least one course text book to support this qualification, this will be advised during induction.
How Do I Apply
To complete an Apprenticeship, the Apprentice must be employed. To view and apply for the College’s live Apprenticeship vacancies please visit the national apprenticeship website: www.apprenticeships.org.uk, or alternatively if you are an employer wishing to employ an Apprentice please get in contact with us on 01473 382464 or email email@example.com