To be eligible for funding for courses you must be over 19 years of age as of 31st August 2023 and not be an apprentice, further eligibility may be linked to where you live, and we will check that at the enrolment stage. We may contact you for further information or refer you to an alternative provision. This qualification is aimed at learners working in roles that offer specialist support for pupils’ learning in primary, secondary or special schools, as well as colleges. You will need to show competence in both skills and knowledge, you will need to be working or be on a practical placement during the taught programme of study in a learning environment for a minimum of 100 hours.
Learners must complete the introduction to working in schools course before starting this qualification.