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Certificate in Education & Training, Preparatory

  • Certificate in Education & Training, Preparatory

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  • Course Description

    The Preparatory Certificate in Teaching, Learning and Assessment is designed as a taster and preparation for teaching, it is a 'teaching toolkit' acting as an introduction for those who would like to get into teaching or training. This course is suited for those who would like to gain an insight into the teaching and learning process but would not necessarily like to become a teacher, instead becoming someone who delivers training in the post-16 sector. The course aims to develop and equip you with the personal and practical skills that you will need in a teaching or training role. This course does not require a teaching placement. This course is available to start in February 2019 or September 2019 or February 2020.

    Please contact Student Services to discuss on 01946 839 300.

    PLEASE NOTE This course is not eligible for funding from Student Finance England.
  • Entry Requirements?

    A Level 3 or 4 (QCF) qualification in your teaching subject specialism. Under exceptional circumstances some entrants may hold a relevant vocational qualification of at least the level above that of their potential learners.
    Five GCSEs at grade 4 (C) and above, or equivalent, to include English.
    Applicants who do not have English as a GCSE will be required to successfully achieve the university's diagnostic test prior to entry to the programme.
    The ability to communicate fluently, accurately and effectively in professional spoken English (IELTS 7.5 or equivalent).
    It is a requirement that a DBS check has been undertaken before entry to the programme.
    In addition, applicants wishing to progress to the PGCE will need an honours degree or equivalent.
    Either employed or in a placement as a teacher, trainer or tutor for a minimum of 75 hours during the programme.
    In some circumstances, a voluntary teaching placement may also be possible for part time trainees.
    All offers will be subject to successful interview.
  • Costs

    Discounts are not applicable to this provision. Actual Cost is: £900.00. All costs are subject to slight changes.
  • What Next?

    By completing this course you can progress on to an Intermediate Certificate in Teaching, Learning and Assessment, Certificate or Post Graduate Certificate in Education and Training.

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