- Level 4/5/6
- Entry requirements:
- This course is for students 19 years old and over.
Usually you will need at least a Level 3 qualification in the subject area you want to teach, however industrial experience may also be considered. Good skills in written and spoken English and need to be teaching/training whilst the course is running.
- Course content:
This programme is run in Partnership with Canterbury Christ Church University
“In Year 1 you will study three modules (worth 20 higher education credits each), which will allow you to consider:
- Planning and Assessing Learning
- Learning Theories
- Developing Teaching Resources
- Managing the Classroom/Training E Environment
- This will provide access to the second year
In Year 2 you will study for three modules (each worth 20 higher education credits). The modules will build on your Year 1 work and will also allow you to consider:
- Approaches to Delivering Your Specialist Subject
- New Legislation Linked to Education
- Curriculum Studies
- The Year 2 of the Diploma leads to fully qualified teacher status in the lifelong learning sector. Graduates have the opportunity to achieve the Diploma at Level 6 and so be awarded the PGCE (Professional Graduate Certificate in Education).
Graduation will take place at Canterbury Christ Church University"
- Course Structure:
Modular - three modules studied during the year. First module allows award of PTLLS
- Course resources:
You will have access to: the College Learning Centre, a virtual learning environment linked to the course, and will be provided with a variety of information packs and handouts linked to the modules
You will be observed teaching on a number of occasions; in addition, the different modules will require you to present, write essays, carry out research and keep a professional development record.
- Next step:
- The next step after this course would be to apply for QTLS (Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills) status with the Institute for Learning. Some may also want to move onto a BA (Hons) or MA in Lifelong Learning
- How to apply:
- Phone the Teacher Education office on 0208 918 7047 to arrange an interview.
- Fees Info
- If you are 16-18 years old, this course is free. You may have to pay some materials costs.
- If you are aged 19 or older, you may have to pay the "inclusive fee" (which includes the tuition fee, examination fee and exam board registration fee) as shown, plus the College Registration Charge of £30 and any materials costs. To find out if you qualify for reduced fees, read more here.
- If you are aged 24 or older, you may be able to get an Advanced Learning Loan for this course. To find out more click here.
- Materials costs:
The tutor will advise you about any materials costs.