Supporting Teaching and Learning in Physical Education and School Sport Apprenticeship Level 2 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

You need to be employed to start an Apprenticeship. Please visit our vacancy page or contact 01278 441234 if you have an employer. If you are unable to secure employment, you could enrol on a full-time study programme and transfer to an Apprenticeship at a later date. Please apply for a full-time course as your second option..

Teaching Assistants with Physical Education will work in schools with primary aged pupils. The apprentice will support the class teacher to enhance pupils’ learning with physical education practice, either in groups or individually, ensuring pupils understand the work set, know their learning objectives and stay on task in order to make progress. Promoting self-belief, social inclusion and a high self-esteem play an integral part to pupils’ well-being; ensuring pupils thrive in a positive, nurturing, safe environment. It is an active role supporting the learner to access physical education.

Units of study/what is involved

The apprenticeship will cover a range of knowedge and skills units which include:
•Understanding how pupils learn and develop
•Recognise the importance of technology and use it to support learning
•Work with teachers to support assessment for learning
•Keep children safe in education
•Plan, lead and review physical education delivery to include primary gymnastics
•Level 4 Diploma in Primary Physical Education Practice (9 units)

Assessment Methods

You will be assessed by practical assessment, workbooks, observations and a portfolio.

Progression Options

On successful completion of the Level 2, you could progress to a Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship.

Course Summary

Course Title Supporting Teaching and Learning in Physical Education and School Sport Apprenticeship Level 2
Entry Requirements

You need five GCSEs in the 9 to 2 (A* to E) range and employer sponsorship in the
form of a letter of recommendation and an initial assessment.

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Spotlight

This course has taught me a lot of useful skills like being organised to help prioritise my workload and meet deadlines and communicating effectively which is essential when coaching sports.

Alicia Dias

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