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This is a part-time two-year in-service course delivered one evening per week. This course is designed to develop you as a professional teacher/trainer by broadening and enhancing your professional knowledge and understanding and practice.

  • Entry Requirements, Units, Assessment and more...

    Entry Requirements

    • Subject &/or vocational qualification at Level 3 or above (or evidence of extensive industrial experience) - Evidence of Degree to complete PGCE route - Minimum 100 hours teaching practice - A subject mentor secured prior to starting the course - Effective communication and a good command of written English - Completion of written initial assessment.

    Assessment Method

    Candidates build an online portfolio of evidence which will include written assignments presentations peer observations teaching observations and reflective logs etc. There is no final examination.

    Aims of the course

    To develop the knowledge skills and understanding of teachers and trainers working in Further Education Colleges Adult and Community Learning 14 - 19 units in Schools and Academies Private Training Organisations Prison Education and the Public services (Police Paramedics Fire Service).

    Progression Opportunities

    Successful completion of this course can lead to increased responsibilities further teaching opportunities paid/permanent employment/promotion in this sector. Professional accreditation: Post qualification you may apply and register for Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS).


    There will be a mix of delivery models used: classroom-based teaching seminars tutorial and workshops independent research study and online learning. You will have access to our digital learning platform that will provide you with a range of materials and resources to support your learning whilst on this course. Individual tutorial support is available.

    Career Options

    Teaching/Training Profession.

Course Details

Venue Southwark
Day/Eve Evening
Mode Part Time
Duration 16 months
Start Date 19/09/2022
End Date 28/06/2024
Course Code 4TTHL9I0


For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

16-18 £2,700
19-24 £ 2,700
24+ Please Enquire
International Please Enquire

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