The course is designed to support you in preparing or starting in a teaching role in post-compulsory education, enhancing your knowledge and your professional practice in the workplace.
This qualification is for adult learners 19+.
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, but candidates must be considering a subject for delivery and be aiming to achieve/or have achieved a qualification and/or have experience in their subject/skill at the appropriate level. It is recommended that candidates already hold a level 2 qualification in English and maths and are ICT literate.
The qualification covers the knowledge and skills required by teachers/trainers in the further education and training skills sector.
The Award contains 3 components (12 credits) on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF)
The units covered are:
The qualification will be assessed by a combination of assignments and observation of teaching or training. \
There is a minimum requirement for trainee teachers to engage in observed and assessed microteaching for the unit 302, understanding and using inclusive teaching and learning approaches in education and training. For this unit, trainee teachers/trainers must be involved in at least one hour of microteaching.
You can progress to the Certificate Level 4 then the Diploma Level 5 in Education and Training or become a tutor, lecturer or assessor.