About this course
Our Level 3 Learning and Development Apprenticeship provides learners with the skills and knowledge needed to train others in the workplace and to support development of employees.
It focuses on the planning, delivery and evaluation of training methods and resources and provides the knowledge and skills that will lead to innovative and engaging learning for individuals and groups.
This programme is for candidates who train and support others in their workplace
and are looking to develop their skills and knowledge so they can provide high quality learning and development.
A typical candidate will have responsibilities for the development of individuals
and/or groups within the workplace. This might be as a trainer, a mentor or a
The individual may be working as part of a delivery team or organising learning in a variety of settings. The qualification is inclusive and therefore suitable for a wide range of work contexts.
Learners will be required to undertake a mixture of mandatory units and optional units (we will work with you to decide what optional units are relevant to your role, and your business).
- Understanding the Principles and Practices of Learning and Development.
- Reflect on and Improve Own Practice in Learning and Development.
- Facilitate Learning and development in Groups or
- Facilitate Learning and Development for Individuals.
When you agree to undertake an Apprenticeship, you may be required to complete Essential Skills qualifications, depending on your previous qualifications, the Apprenticeship level you are completing and your own particular needs
This qualification will primarily be delivered through 1-to-1 sessions with a member of our delivery team, using a mixture of face-to-face and remote learning sessions.
Upon enrolment, learners are also allocated an assessor. Throughout the qualification, the assessor will visit the learner either at their workplace or remotely (for example, via Microsoft Teams) on a monthly basis, to support progress, observe and set tasks.
Learners are supported and encouraged throughout their qualification to reach their full potential in their chosen industry.
Future employment opportunities include:
- Learning and Development adviser/consultant
- Training development officer
- Learning centre supervisor
- Trainer of individuals or groups
- Manager or supervisor
- Assessor and verifier
To start an Apprenticeship in Wales, you need to be:
- aged 16 or over (there is no upper age limit)
- living in Wales
- not in full-time education
- not accessing any other funding from the Welsh Government
You can search and apply for Apprenticeship vacancies here
If you’re looking to undertake an Apprenticeship qualification as a way of upskilling within your current role, you will also need to be:
- employed for a minimum of 16 hours
- supported by your employer to undertake the qualification
- committed to undertaking an average of 4-6 hours of study a month
- working in a role that is relevant to the qualification
- employed for at least 51% of your contracted hours in Wales