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Apprenticeship Standard 402 – Level 5 Learning and Skills Teacher

Course Name 
Apprenticeship Standard 402 Learning Skills Teacher L5Available for Enquiries
Course Details
Location Workplace
Location Wakefield College
Level Level 5
Start Date Flexible
Duration 24-27 months
Mode of Study Apprenticeship
Offering Code ASL5LST1S000; ASL5LST2S000; ASL5LST3S000
Course Overview As a Learning & Skills Teacher, you will be responsible for planning and delivering learning that is current, relevant, challenging, and that inspires learners to engage and achieve their full potential. LSTs collaborate closely with colleagues and other ETS professionals in supporting learner progress. LSTs will ensure the physical, psychological and social wellbeing of learners.
What you will Study

-The pedagogical theory and how to apply this theory to practice.
-How to support contextualized opportunities to develop English and Maths.
-The principles of designing, planning, and organising curriculum.
-Methods for creating and adapting inclusive learning resources.
-Evidence-informed inclusive teaching, learning and assessment strategies.
-Strategies to engage and challenge all learners
-How to implement ongoing initial and diagnostic assessment to inform planning and progression
-Techniques to involve learners in taking ownership of their own progress
- Principles and practices of assessment and feedback
-How to promote and foster a safe and supportive learning environment
-Barriers to learning, and ways to overcome them and adapt teaching, learning and assessment
-The range of support available for learners related to health, wellbeing, and safeguarding
-Sources of current information, advice, and guidance to support progression opportunities for learners
-The requirements and implications of organisational policies and procedures, such as internal and external regulatory bodies and frameworks
-Techniques to develop collaborative relationships
-Communication techniques and how to adapt these for different audiences, including leading difficult conversations
-Coaching and mentoring principles and techniques
-Strategies for quality improvement
- Ways to access personal and professional development, and to maintain sector and/or subject specific currency
-Advances in digital, online, and emerging technologies and their application in the teaching environment and principles of digital and online safety

Apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the End-Point Assessment.

How you will Learn You will learn in the workplace and college lessons.
How you will be Assessed

You will be assigned a assessor/trainer who will carry out observations and plan assessment strategies throughout the duration of your course.

End point assessment 
You will present your knowledge, skills and behaviours through the completion of a thematic case study and online presentation that will be assessed by your end point assessor.

Additionally, there will be  two teaching observations followed by a professional discussion.

Entry Requirements

Individual employers may set any entry requirements, but these may typically include:

Competence in vocational and/or specialist subject at an appropriate level
Confirmation of current vocational/specialist subject knowledge
Up to date knowledge of workplace practice
A willingness to continue to develop personal ICT skills to a level in-line with the LST role
Reference to the Education and Training Foundation’s (2016) Minimum Core Guidance, and any subsequent updates.

Apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the end point assessment. For those with an education, health and care plan or a legacy statement the apprenticeship’s English and maths minimum requirement is Entry Level 3 and British Sign Language qualification is an alternative to English qualifications for whom this is their primary language.

Attendance Expectations Attendance requirements will be discussed at induction.
Fee Information Please contact the Apprenticeship Team 01924 789469 for details.
Career Opportunities With the employer’s approval, the LST could progress onto curriculum/training leadership roles following an adequate period of experience teaching at this level, within the sector.
How to Apply

Please complete a part-time application form.

If you require an application form or details on how to enrol, please contact Course Information on 01924 789111 Please contact Business Development on 01924 789761 or email

For Further Details

Please contact Business Development on 01924 789761 or email

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Information last amended: 21 February 2023 11:33

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