The qualification replaces the Certificate in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector.
The Certificate (Level 4) Education and Training is a first stage qualification designed for people who are working or hope to work as teachers or trainers in any English learning environment. It is also suitable for pre-service teachers/trainers, i.e. people not formally contracted as a teacher/trainer. The course will help you gain the knowledge needed to work in the Further Education and skills sectors, including roles, responsibilities and relationships, inclusive teaching and learning, assessment and working with groups and individuals. You need access to 30 hours of teaching to complete this course.
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You need Level 2 qualifications, such as a GCSEs, in English and Maths. You also need access to 30 teaching hours.
The 30 week course takes place on either:
Gaining this qualification means you can apply for teacher and trainer roles in Further Education and skills learning environment in England. When you successfully complete this qualification, you can progress to higher level training courses to develop your professional skills. Many students take the City & Guilds Diploma (Level 5) Education & Training, also available at Yeovil College.
You will need to complete at least three graded teaching observations for each unit, as well as written assignments. You will also need to do 30 hours of teaching practice.
Mandatory units include:
Optional modules include:
Course Fees 2017/18: £1043, including certification and registration with awarding body.
This is a maximum course cost. Please note that fees vary depending upon your personal circumstances and government funding. Additional membership and exam fees may also apply. First year cost only. Additional fees will apply for further years of the course. Please contact the Student & Customer Services Team on 01935 423921 for more information.
You will have access to ebooks through our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). You will need to provide your own stationery, e.g. pens, paper, lever arch file etc.