Subjects

Education and Training

All Macclesfield College’s education and training courses are delivered by teaching professionals. We have a wide range of teaching qualifications from level 2 up to level 5. You can choose from a variety of courses including PGCE (post 16) and Foundation Degree in Supporting Children in Primary Education. You can also study our teaching assistant courses both online and in the classroom giving you complete control of your learning.

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Academic year: 18/19

Duration: Multiple start dates available.


Do you directly support teaching and learning of pupils in schools in an area that
requires specialist knowledge and skills?

This qualification will allow successful candidates to work in roles that offer specialist support for pupils within a nursery,
infant or junior school, secondary or special schools.

All learners must have a work placement arranged to be able to gather the evidence for the course. You are required to
undertake a minimum of 50 hours work experience within a school. The placement will need to be in an infant, primary, junior or secondary school, supporting learners between the ages of 4/5 and 16.

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Academic year: 18/19

Duration: 16th January 2019 to 11th December 2019


This qualification will enable the learner to develop the knowledge and skills needed when supporting teaching and learning in the school environment and is made up of mandatory and optional units which are based on knowledge and skills.

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Apprenticeship vacancies

To find out more about apprenticeships through Macclesfield College, give our Learner Experience Team a call on 01625 410000.