Certificate in Education (Professional Diploma in Teaching - Further Education and Skills) Part Time
About This Course
The part-time programme is suitable for those wanting to pursue a career in teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector; that is teaching students age 14 years and above. The programme is part-time and suitable for those who are currently employed in a teaching role.
This is a two-year course.
Applicants will require Level 3 qualification in subject specialist area and GCSE English and Maths at Grade 4 (or equivalent) or a Level 3 qualification in any area and 2 years’ experience in their proposed field of teaching and GCSE English and Maths at Grade 4 (or equivalent). Applicants must be in work (paid or otherwise) delivering substantial teaching or training in a related sector to participate in this programme. Their organisation must support the programme through provision of time to attend the sessions and in the supply of a mentor for the trainee
- Learners and Learning
- Teachers and Teaching
- Professional Practice
- Evidence Informed Practice
- Teaching my Subject
- Effective Digital and Online Pedagogies
- Individual Presentations
- Video Essay
- Joint Observation at Placement
- Primary Research
We aim to produce teachers who are reflective, flexible and innovative, who can work as members of interdisciplinary teams and who have an interest in the academic and pastoral well-being of students.
Following this course, trainees can progress into a professional teaching role within the Lifelong Learning Sector. This course also allows for progression to QTLS status.