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All you need to know about the courses we have on offer

Supporting in Schools

All of our Supporting in Schools qualifications during 2023/2024 will be delivered online by a teacher via zoom and an e-learning platform with face to face support sessions and visits into the workplace. We offer our short introductory course Becoming a Teaching Assistant face to face at our centre in Arndale House. 


Take a look at our Pathway to Supporting in Schools to help you to decide which of our courses is right for you. 


Scroll down the page to see what courses we have on offer. Click on the individual course titles to find out more information about each one.

To register your interest for a course, please email us at info@lutonacl.ac.uk. Please note that enrolments for Level 2 and Level 3 courses are subject to interview and results of initial assessments in English and maths.

Becoming a Teaching Assistant Please note this course is now full. We will be offering another one in September. 

Day: Wednesday 

Start date: 12/06/2024  

(Enrolment support 05/06/24 at Arndale House if needed)

End date: 10/07/2024

Length of course: 5 weeks

Time: 9.30am to 11.30am 

Venue: Arndale House 

Cost: Free*

*Subject to eligibility. You will need to show us that you have been a resident in the UK for more than 3 years. There are some exceptions, if you are not sure if you are eligible please call us on 01582 490033  

Supporting Children’s Numeracy Skills

Day: Wednesday

Start date: 24/04/2024   

(Enrolment support 17/04/2024 at Arndale House if needed)

End date: 22/05/2024

Length of course: 5 weeks

Time: 9.30am to 11.30am

Venue: Arndale House

Cost: Free*

*Subject to eligibility. You will need to show us that you have been a resident in the UK for more than 3 years. There are some exceptions, if you are not sure if you are eligible please call us on 01582 490033  

Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools

Day: Tuesday

Induction: 5/03/2024

Start Date: 12/03/2024

End Date: 16/07/2024

Length of course: 18 weeks (9 fortnightly sessions)

Time: 9.15am to 11.45am

Venue: Online - fortnightly sessions

Cost: £300**

Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

Day: Tuesday

Induction: 5/03/2024

Start Date: 12/03/2024

End Date: 04/02/2025

Time: 9.15am to 11.45am

Length of course: 36 weeks

Venue: Online - fortnightly sessions

Please contact us to arrange an assessment and interview.

Cost: £632.50**

**Please note learners on the Level 2 course may be eligible to have some or their entire course fees remitted. This course is free to learners who are unemployed, looking for work, available to start work and on one of these benefits: 

JSA, ESA (WRAG), Income Support, Council Tax/Housing Benefit, Working Tax Credit or other income related benefits. The learner must be named on the paper work. This course may also be free if your income is under £20,319 gross per annum. You will need to provide evidence of this in the form of wage slips. 

Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

This is a rolling programme.

Please contact us to arrange an assessment and interview.

Day: Tuesday

Start Date: TBC

End Date: TBC

Length of course: 36 weeks

Time: 7pm to 9pm

Venue: Online - fortnightly sessions

Cost: £1265.00***

Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

Day: Tuesday

Start Date: TBC

End Date: TBC

Length of course: 18 months 

Time: 7pm to 9pm

Venue: Online - fortnightly sessions

Cost: £1987.00***

*** Learners on the Level 3 Diploma or Certificate course may be eligible to access 19+ Advanced Learning Loan. 

Payments in instalments may be arranged for anyone paying fees.

For more information on any of the above please contact us on 01582 490033 or info@lutonacl.ac.uk .


'I feel like I have more of a purpose and am able to push myself to get into a different career more than I have previously done, the course has given me more confidence to do that. I feel that I can do it from not only my tutor but also the other learners on the course as we have a great team.'

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