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Professional development for work-based learning practitioners apprenticeships

Types of apprenticeships that you can apply for in the professional development for work-based learning practitioners sector.

This higher apprenticeship develops tutors, trainers, assessors, and other work-based educators who support employees looking to develop their careers, including apprentices.

Training opportunities

Work-based learning is training or development which is delivered in the workplace, usually through a university, college or training provider.

A practitioner of work-based learning is someone who is employed to help others with their training in the workplace. If you’re looking for careers information, advice and guidance, it will probably be the work based learning practitioner that can help you.

Types of apprenticeships

There are 2 types of professional development for work based learning practitioners apprenticeships.

Higher level apprenticeships - level 4

You could train in roles like:

  • trainer/tutor/teacher/instructor/learning adviser/assessor
  • internal verifier/external verifier/head of quality assurance/lead assessor
  • functional skills tutor/reviewer/career guidance/counsellor
  • supervisor/manager/mentor/coach

Higher level apprenticeships - level 5

You could train in roles like:

  • trainer/tutor/teacher/instructor/learning adviser/assessor/curriculum manager/centre manager
  • internal verifier/external verifier/head of quality assurance/lead assessor/curriculum manager/centre manager
  • functional skills tutor/reviewer/career guidance/counsellor/curriculum manager/centre manager
  • supervisor/manager/mentor/coach/curriculum manager/centre manager

Apply for a professional development for work based learning practitioners apprenticeship

You can become an apprentice in England if you’re:

  • 16 or over
  • eligible to work in England
  • not in full-time education