Funding and bursaries
Students if you’re aged over 19 you may be eligible for free tuition depending on the course you want to study, your existing qualifications and your financial circumstances. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 023 8087 4874.
Advanced Learner Loans are available for students who are aged 19 or over. Repayments do not begin until the course is completed and you are earning £25,000 or over. Eligible learners will be enrolling on a level 3 or above course and are a UK or EU national. For further information, visit gov.uk/advanced-learner-loan.
A minimum of maths and English GCSE grade 4/C or equivalent or the ability to achieve a Level 2 functional skill.
You must achieve Level 2 English and maths prior to taking the final assessment.
Learners with an EHCP will be reviewed on an individual basis
What will I learn?
You’ll gain skills and knowledge in:
How to identify the technical expertise required for a business
Professional IT and communication skills
Designing, delivering and evaluating training and learning resources
How to work as part of an effective team
The apprenticeship is work experience based, so this will depend on the employment contract you agree to.
As part of the apprenticeship, you’ll learn:
Foundation level theories and models that underpin effective adult learning and group behaviour
How different learning delivery channels – face-to-face, blended or digital – contribute to effective learning
How to measure the impact of a learning intervention on delegates, eg L1/L2 Kirkpatrick, improvement in skills
How diversity and inclusion influences the planning and delivery of L&D interventions
The commercial context, drivers and process behind learning needs and solutions
The policies and processes required for effective organisation learning
How technology supports learning, including understanding of digital platforms / delivery channels
How to identify and analyse learning needs: establish team and individual capability and learning gaps, in line with organisational performance outcomes and to enable effective evaluation
Use sound questioning and active listening skills to understand requirements and establish root causes ie establishing that it really is a learning/training need, before developing L&D solutions
How to design, construct and structure training / learning resources to meet a variety of needs
How to develop materials and resources to support learning
How to monitor a learner’s progress and deliver motivational and developmental feedback
The effective use of coaching skills to enable learners to achieve
How to build evaluation mechanisms for learning outcomes including the use of quantitative and qualitative feedback where appropriate
How to communicate and influence through a range of media e.g. phone, face-to-face, online, adapting your style to your audience
Responsiveness and flexibility to changing business and learner needs
Personal resilience to manage competing priorities
You’ll be assessed by:
A professional discussion – this method has two components. You’ll need to complete a work-based project before progressing onto a 60 minute discussion based on it.
A presentation and Q&A based on your learning journal – 20 minute presentation, presenting key points from the learning journal followed by a 25 minute Q&A.
N.B. 20% of the training must be off the job training – details of the elements included in the 20% off the job training are available on request.
Career and Progression
Once you’ve completed this apprenticeship, you may be eligible to apply for associate membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) or other professional bodies.
You can also go on to further training, including the Higher Level 5 CIPD Learning and Development Diploma.
With these qualifications you will be able to progress onto a wide range of career options, including:
Internal quality assurer
Learning and development manager
Learning and development consultant
What our students say
Last year I did a rap/grime set as part of a label launch at The Talking Heads which was a mind-blowing and memorable experience. At Totton College the course is fluid so you can really tailor your learning; I’ve been able to combine performance with music tech.
Level 3 Music student at Totton College