What do I need to join?

4 GCSEs at grade D/3 or higher including Maths or English OR a Level 1 related qualification PLUS grade D/3 or higher in Maths or English.
You will need to be working or volunteering in a relevant job role in a classroom setting for at least 6 weeks prior to starting the course. You can complete the qualification as a paid worker or volunteer but must be in the classroom setting for at least 6-10 hours per week.
Entry criteria will be applied at the discretion of the course manager.

General Information

NVQs are nationally recognised qualifications that establish your competence against industry standards in your area of employment. They are studied in the workplace and can be started at a time to suit you. NVQ qualifications can be used to enhance your career opportunities, update your skills and prove your capability in your job role.

Who is this course for?

This course is for learners who work in, or who want to work in, the supporting teaching and learning workforce in England.
Level 2 is ideal if you are already working in a school and want a qualification that proves your skills and helps you develop your career. This qualification requires you to spend time in a real work environment.

Contact Details

Wanda Broadbent - Training Coordinator
Direct Dial – 01524 521318
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For enrolment and other enquiries please phone the NVQ Office on 01524 521211 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Course Information Sheet

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Case Study: Rising Stars Nursery

Rising Stars Nursery is dedicated to providing a quality Early Childhood Education experience for children in a loving, stimulating and secure environment, with the aid and guidance of qualified, experienced, caring teachers and support staff.

Rising Stars Nursery has had a long association with Lancaster and Morecambe College and has taken on apprentices through the College’s recruitment and matching service. Expert assessors support the Apprentices to achieve their qualification in the workplace and develop the skills and qualities to be excellent staff for Rising Stars.

Utilising the range of qualifications on offer from the College, Rising Stars have also supported their existing staff to achieve the Level 2 and Level 3 childcare qualifications. They have also developed employees skills further with ITQ and customer service training.

What Our Clients Say About Us...


Beaumont College‘We use LMC Business as a training provider to supply our employees not just with 1 day courses but also with longer term development opportunities. Some of our staff have recently undertaken the Teaching Assistant course as well as the teacher training courses.

We have also recruited an number of apprentices through LMC Business including Business Administration, IT and Catering. In addition to this LMC Business provide on-site training in numeracy and literacy to our staff on a weekly basis.

LMC Business and Beaumont College have developed a great business partnership and strive to ensure that employees from different sectors all receive the right qualifications for them.’

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