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Advanced Apprenticeship Teaching Assistant (Supporting Teaching and Learning in Physical Education and School Sport)



From our most recent Ofsted inspection in 2014 we have been rated 'Outstanding' in this area. View our latest Ofsted report here


This apprenticeship will enable you to develop in your role as a teaching assistant within a school setting focused on Physical Education

Duration and structure

The Apprenticeship will take a minimum of 12 months to complete. Apprentices are required to complete their training both within the workplace, where an assessor will visit them and support their progress through on-site assessment, and in college.

Entry criteria

Maths and English GCSE Grades 4–9 (A–C) or equivalent.

Employer support

All apprentices are required to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours per week. The employer is responsible for the employment of the apprentice, as with any other employees.

What will an apprentice study?

This is a combined qualification, with the underpinning knowledge taught in college. Work-based assessment will take place and optional units for this will be chosen in conjunction with the assessor, employer and apprentice. These will be directly relevant to the job role of the apprentice and will be assessed through a portfolio of evidence.

Functional skills

Maths and English at level 2; Employment rights and responsibilities (ERR); Personal learning and thinking skills (PLTS).

What can I do next?

On completion of level 3, learners could progress to the Foundation Degree in Education and Learning. Please contact your assessor or tutor for more information.


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For more Information contact The Apprenticeship Team

0800 072 6077

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Advanced Apprenticeship Teaching Assistant (Supporting Teaching and Learning in Physical Education and School Sport)

Qualifications: Apprenticeship Intermediate Level 2