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Our courses for September 2022 are now full and new applications closed – we’ve had a fantastic number of students joining us for the start of the academic year and we’re excited for their journey here at Lakes College.

We’re now looking forward to the 23/24 academic year and applications will open shortly – keep an eye on our website for updates.

Our next Open Event will take place on Wednesday, December 7th between 5pm and 7.30pm.

Teaching

There’s no surprise that we’re passionate about Educating people - we’ve been doing it for 40 years!

Overview

The teaching department is an outstanding department that gives both graduates and subject specialists the pathway in to teaching. Our Certificate in Education gives those with professional experience the qualification to teach. So if you are a qualified plumber, hairdresser or welder then this is the stepping stone to a teaching career.

The post graduate certificate is a teaching qualification for those have already studied a degree and are looking for a job in a secondary school or college. Our teaching qualifications are awarded by UCLan.

Find out why people choose Lakes College

Courses We Offer

Certificate in Education

This course is for those wishing to pursue a career teaching young people and adults. It provides you with the skills knowledge and qualification to begin or continue teaching in the lifelong learning sector.

Certificate in Education & Training, Preparatory

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.

Certificate in Teaching Learning & Assessment, Intermediate

This course offers you an introduction to teaching, giving you an integrated overview of the theory and practice of teaching.

Post Graduate Certificate of Education

This course is for those wishing to pursue a career teaching young people and adults. It provides you with the skills knowledge and qualification to begin or continue teaching in the lifelong learning sector.

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Mini course guide

Our handy guide gives an overview of the range of opportunities we offer so you can find the right course for you.