L2 Learning Support Practitioners Skills Training

Level 1 Diploma
Course Location


Stockport College


Stockport College

Course Overview

The Learning Support Practitioners skills training prepares the learners for supporting learning in a wide range of contexts. This qualification is useful for those wishing to try out the role and for others who have learning support as a small part of their wider work role. The course also provides an important stepping stone for those in related volunteer roles.

This qualification is aimed at Learning support practitioners and their employers, although there is no national requirement to undertake these qualifications at present. This qualification is available for employers and individuals who identify accredited opportunities as best meeting their needs.

13:00 – 17:00

Further Details



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Course Duration


Professional Studies

You must be aged 19+. You are expected ideally to have achieved a minimum of 4 GCSEs including Maths and English at a grade C or above. You will be asked to complete an initial assessment to ensure literacy skills are sufficient to do well on the course. You should have a level 2 for both Maths and English to commence the programme or be working at this level.

You must have access to a computer/laptop at home supported by Wi Fi. This is to enable access to all online materials throughout the programme via Microsoft Teams.

What careers can the course lead to?

Learning support Practitioner

Senior Learning Support Practitioner

Specialist Learning Support roles

First line management (depending on experience)

Assessed workbook alongside assessed presentations and short written assignment and reports.

Fully funded via the Adult Education Budget*.

*More information available on request

For further details please contact Course Enquiries on 0300 300 0090

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