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Teaching Support Apprenticeships

Key Details

  • Available at:
    Work-Based Learning
  • Study Mode:
  • Course Length:

    Level 2 = 12months

    Level 3 = 16 months

    This is a part-time qualification where a learner is expected to undertake their own direct studies.

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Teaching Support Apprenticeships


Please contact us for further information about applying for this course.

Course Description

Whilst the qualification has been specifically designed to meet the needs of those already working with children and young people in schools. The Level 2 qualification develops knowledge and understanding and so is suitable for those seeking a role in a school as well as those already employed.

The Level 3 Diploma provides underpinning knowledge and understanding suitable for those who work to support children’s learning and wellbeing and is therefore recommended for those who are in or aspire to such roles.

For more information, contact the campus of your choice:

  • Rhos-on-Sea: 01492 546 666 ext. 1750
  • Rhos-on-Sea: 01492 546 666 ext. 1721
  • Bangor: 01248 370 125 ext. 7805
  • Caernarfon: 01286 673 450 ext. 5436

Entry Criteria

Learners must be in employment or working as a volunteer in a school setting – working as a classroom support assistant

An interview must be had prior to starting on the qualification.


Observations, direct learning from the individual, professional discussions, and whiteness testimonies from the employer.

It is possible for an individual to complete this course through the medium of Welsh or English.


Written work, observations, discussions etc


From the Level 2 it’s possible to progress on to the Level 3 qualification (Please note that once qualified many individuals then gain a higher salary within their current employment).

Other details

Course type: Apprenticeships

Level: 2+3

Programme Area:

  • Health & Social Care
  • Teacher Training



Health & Social Care

Learn more about this area and see our course level guide:

Health & Social Care

Students in a classroom

Teacher Training

Teacher/Lecturer in front of class