Start Date: Duration: Level: Study mode: Course location: Course Type:
January 15 weeks Level 4 Part-Time Evening Washington Campus University Level Qualification Apply Enquire

What’s it all about?

This is an initial course for those delivering education and training in any learning environment. This course is for those delivering education and training in any learning environment. It is a first stage teaching qualification with a teaching/training practice requirement.

This course is ideal for anyone that would like a career in teaching and training. You will build and develop your teaching skills in addition to your academic knowledge and skills.

You will need to hold a Level 3 Award in Education and Training or a PTTLS qualification, minimum of a Level 3 qualification in the discipline you are interested in teaching, a GCSE or equivalent at grade (4) or above or Level 2 Adult Literacy and Numeracy qualification.

Study level Cost Additional fees
19+ 1350.00 *subject to change You will need to provide your own stationery. You could purchase books from the recommended reading list, however, they are available to borrow from the college’s Learning Centre.

This course is taught using a variety of methods including practical sessions, group discussion and written assignments.  You will be required to carry out practical teaching sessions and keep a reflective log of learning, as well as producing a portfolio of evidence generated from completion of teaching hours equating to 30 hours minimum.

It is expected that you will build your portfolio of evidence alongside completion of theoretical task in class. You will also have three teaching and learning observations carried out by your course lecturer.

Unit 1 - Roles, Responsibilities and Relationships in Education and Training
Unit 2 - Planning to meet the needs of learners in Education and Training
Unit 3 - Delivering Education and Training
Unit 4 - Assessing learners in Education and Training
Unit 5 - Using Resources for Education
Unit 40- Teaching in a Specialist Area


Our HE Academic Support Tutor can provide help with study skills, written English, academic writing, research skills, critical thinking and revision, assessment and examination skills.

What’s next?

You could progress onto year 2 of the Professional Certificate/Graduate Certificate in Post Compulsory Education and Training. However, there is an application process for this and evidence from your Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training is required to be mapped electronically as part of the application process. Many students that have completed the course go onto teaching within the relevant sector.

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