Introduction to Teaching and Supporting Learning

This course is aimed at those who want to know more about teaching or supporting learning in schools, colleges or adult and community learning. It will provide a taster of such work, enabling you to discover and decide on the pathway that is right for you.

How will the course be delivered?

The course will be delivered on a residential basis, over two days and one night.  The course will include a blend of class room based activities and some individual work alone.

Entry requirements:

Northern College starts where you are, building on your life skills and experience. You don’t need a formal qualification to begin your studies with us.

What could this course lead to?

This course is beneficial for those who want to progress on to a Level 2 Award in Learning Support Practitioners or Level 3 Award in Education and Training.  You may also want to look at other short courses in English, Maths and ICT, which will help you gain employability skills for a career in this field.

Funding Support Statement:

You may be eligible to study for free if you are unemployed, on certain benefits, or earn £17,004 a year or less.  We can confirm when you apply or contact our Student Support Services team to learn more.

Course fee: £50

How to apply:
Admission onto the course is via application form.

For more information please contact 01226 776000 or email

You can apply online here – Apply Now


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