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Want to teach? Now’s your chance

 

Our Level 3 and 4 teaching qualifications are designed to help you get started in the teaching profession. Ideal for anyone who wants to work in the education and training sector, these courses are the perfect introduction to the skills, tools and behaviours that are the building blocks for great teaching.

You don’t need any teaching qualifications or extensive prior experience to take this course*. As long as you have the appropriate subject knowledge and a desire to help others learn to the best of their ability, this is a great course for you.


Price range: £300 (exc. VAT) to £650 (exc. VAT)

Payment Option: 24+ Advanced Learning Loan - only available for Level 4 CET

Course Type: Online distance learning

Duration: 6-18 months

Additional Information:
Complimentary textbook to support your chosen qualification.

Assign you a qualified tutor to provide you with remote help and support delivered using interactive e-learning system called Moodle.

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Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training

Programme cost: 

£780 inc. VAT

Payment option: 

  • Advanced Learner Loans
  • Private payment

Programme duration:

12-18 months

 

Course overview:

The Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training prepares trainee teachers and trainers to teach in a wide range of post sixteen contexts (e.g. FE Colleges, Adult Education, Private Training Providers, etc).

This qualification can meet the needs of a range of trainee teachers and trainers, including:

  • individuals who are not currently teaching and training but who can meet the practice requirements, including the observed and assessed practice requirements of the qualification
  • individuals who are currently teaching and training, including those who have just begun teaching and training and who can meet the practice requirements, including the observed and assessed practice requirements of the qualification
  • individuals currently working as assessors who wish to achieve a teaching qualification and who can meet the practice requirements, including the observed and assessed practice of the qualification.

What will I learn?

In order to achieve the Level 4 Certificate in Education & Training, you will study the following units:

  • Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in Education and Training
  • Planning to meet the needs of learners in Education and Training
  • Delivering Education and Training
  • Assessing learners in Education and Training
  • Using resources for Education and Training
  • Teaching in a specialist area

 

Course requirements

Entry requirements:

If you wish to enrol on this course you should be able to demonstrate literacy, language, numeracy and ICT skills up to a level 2 standard (e.g. GCSE A* - C, L2 Functional Skills, L2 Key Skills, etc).

Qualification requirements:

To achieve this qualification, there is a requirement for teaching/training practice that requires observation and assessment of your performance. You must therefore currently be working in a teaching/training role.

You must be able to demonstrate via a teaching log 30 hours of teaching/training practice, of which 3 hours must be observed by an appropriately qualified teacher/trainer (i.e. someone who possesses one of the following qualifications: DTLLS, DET, Cert Ed., PGCE, etc). If you are unable to have your practice observed by a suitably qualified person, we can organise for your tutor to observe you when you teach for an additional fee of £125 (exc. VAT).

 

What does this qualification qualify me to do?

Achievement of the Level 4 Certificate in Education & Training will give you potential opportunities to work in a variety of teaching/training roles such as:

  • FE Colleges
  • Work-based Learning Providers
  • Adult and Community Education
  • Private Training Providers, and many more

Learners may also be able to apply to the Society of Education and Training (part of the Education and Training Foundation) for Associate Teacher Learning and Skills (ATLS) recognition*.

*Subject to availability.

How is this course delivered?

The Level 4 Certificate in Education & Training is delivered online using our interactive e-learning system called Moodle. This allows you to study at a time and place that suits your existing commitments. You will also be assigned a personal tutor who will provide remote help and support to help you achieve your certificate in a timely manner.

Level 3 Award in Education and Training

Programme cost:

£360 inc. VAT

Payment option:

Private payment

Programme duration:

6 months

 

Course overview:

The Level 3 Award in Education and Training is an introductory teaching qualification for those wishing to work in the Education and Training/ Post 16 sector. Achieving this Award will provide sufficient evidence that you have acquired the necessary skills and knowledge needed to prepare, plan, deliver and evaluate basic teaching and learning sessions.

Who is it for?

  • Individuals not currently teaching or training
  • Individuals currently teaching and training, including those who have just begun or are about to begin
  • Individuals currently working as assessors who wish to achieve a qualification

 It gives the opportunity to:

  • Develop knowledge related to teaching and learning
  • Develop skills in teaching and learning
  • Achieve a nationally-recognised Level 3 qualification
  • Develop personal growth and engagement in teaching and learning.

What will I learn?

  • Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in Education and Training
  • Understanding and using inclusive teaching and learning approaches in Education and Training
  • Understanding the principles and practices of assessment

 

Entry requirements:

Level 2 English, maths and ICT (e.g. GCSE A* - C, Level 2 Functional Skills, Level 2 Key Skills, etc).

Qualification requirements:

This introductory, knowledge-based teaching qualification has no minimum teaching practice requirement. Therefore, it may be undertaken by individuals who are not in a teaching or training role. However, there is a minimum requirement to take part in micro–teaching.

Learners must be free to attend our offices on set dates to deliver their micro teach and observe the practice of other learners completing the course. If travel to our centre in Twickenham is difficult, you can opt to deliver your teaching session and observe others using Skype.

 

How is this course delivered?

  • The Level 3 Award in Education & Training is delivered online using our interactive e-learning system called Moodle.
  • You will also be assigned a personal Tutor who will provide remote help and support to help you achieve your award in a timely manner.

What does this qualification qualify me to do?

Achievement of the Level 3 Award in Education & Training does not qualify you as a teacher or trainer. Instead it will demonstrate that you have acquired the necessary skills and knowledge needed to prepare, plan, deliver and evaluate basic teaching and learning sessions.

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Help others to meet their goals

Our Level 3 QCF course for assessors gives you a qualification that is recognised across the FE sector. It gives you the skills you need to assess a range of vocational qualifications including Apprenticeships, NVQs, Diplomas and Technical Certificates.

 

Price range: £550 (exc. VAT)

Payment Option: 24+ Advanced Learning Loan

Course Type: Online distance learning

Duration: 6 months

Additional Information:
Complimentary textbook to support your chosen qualification.

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Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement

Programme cost:

£660 inc. VAT

Payment option:

Private payment 

Programme duration:

6 months

 

Course overview:

If you are currently employed as an assessor, or are keen to become one, we offer The Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement. This qualification is intended for those who assess both occupational competence in the work environment and vocational skills.

What will I learn?

  • Understanding the principles and practices of assessment
  • Assess occupational competence in the work environment
  • Assess vocational skills, knowledge and understanding

 

Course requirements

Qualification requirements:

  • In order to achieve the following qualifications, you must have access to at least two different candidates and have carried out/be able to conduct a total of two assessments for each
  • Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment (QCF)
  • Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement (QCF)
  • Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (QCF)

 

What does this qualification qualify me to do?

The Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement will qualify you to plan and undertake assessments of learners in and away from their working environment. 

How is this course delivered?

  • The Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement is delivered online using our interactive e-learning system called Moodle.
  • You will also be assigned a personal Tutor who will provide remote support and to help you achieve your award in a timely manner.

Additional Information

In addition to the above Level 3 Certificate programme, we are also able to offer individuals the opportunity to complete the following Level 3 Assessor Awards as shown below. For more information, including prices, please contact us via the Contact Us form.

Level 3 Award in Understanding the Principles and Practices of Assessment (QCF):
for those who wish to gain an understanding of the principles and practices of assessment without any requirement to practise as assessors.

Level 3 Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment (QCF):
for assessors who assess occupational competence in an individual’s work environment.

Level 3 Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement (QCF):
for those who assess vocational skills, knowledge and understanding in environments other than the work environment (eg a workshop, classroom or other training environment).

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Getting it right, every time


Our Level 4 QCF course for Internal Quality Assurers (IQAs) gives you a qualification that is recognised across the FE sector. It gives you the skills you need to undertake quality assurance activities of assessment processes and practices and is particularly suited to those who have wider quality assurance responsibilities and manage others, develop policies or manage External Quality Assurance (EQA) visits. 

 

Price range: £550 (exc. VAT)

Payment Option: 24+ Advanced Learning Loan

Course Type: Online distance learning

Duration: 12 months

Additional Information:
Complimentary textbook to support your chosen qualification.

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Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice

Programme cost:

£660 inc. VAT

Payment option:

Private payment

Programme duration:

12 months

 

Course overview:

If you are currently employed as a Lead Internal Quality Assurer, or are keen to become one, we offer The Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice. This qualification is intended for those who undertake internal quality assurance duties as well as leading a team of IQAs.

What will I learn?

  • Understanding the principles and practices of internally quality assuring the quality of assessment
  • How to internally assure the quality of assessment
  • How to plan, allocate and monitor work in your own area of responsibility

 

Course requirements

Qualification requirements:

In order to achieve the following qualifications, you must have access to at least two different assessors – each with a minimum of two learners of their own each, and be resposinble for managing a team of IQAs.

 

What does this qualification qualify me to do?

This qualification qualifies you to undertake internal quality assurance activities and demonstrates your ability to lead and manage a team of IQAs.

How is this course delivered?

The Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (QCF) is delivered online using our interactive e-learning system called Moodle.
You will also be assigned a personal Tutor who will provide remote help and support to help you achieve your certificate in a timely manner

Additional Information:

In addition to the above Level 4 Certificate programme, we are also able to offer individuals the opportunity to complete the following Level 4 Internal Quality Assurance awards as shown below, for more information, including prices, please contact us via the Contact Us form.

The Edexcel Level 4 Award in Understanding the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (QCF): for those who want to know about internal quality assurance, for example managers or those new to quality assurance and verification.

The Edexcel Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (QCF): is aimed at those who internally quality assure assessors and assessment, but who do not manage the centre or other internal quality assures.

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More affordable than you think


There are various ways to access our courses and we’re always happy to help you find out how you can take part. Employers often cover the costs of courses that benefit both employees and the business, and there are alternative funding options available if you are either not in a workplace that can support you financially, or need to access funding from elsewhere.

To find out how we can help, contact us today.

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