Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training

Are you already in a teaching role and want to enhance your practice in Further Education? This course provides an opportunity to expand understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a teacher as well as learn and develop practical teaching, learning and assessment strategies.

  • STUDY MODE Part-Time

What will I do?

The course covers a variety of modules including:

  • Teaching, learning and assessment in Education and Training.
  • Theories, principles and models of education and training.
  • Managing behaviour.
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Assessment of learning

The course offers a fantastic opportunity to develop your teaching skills further, it can open doors to a new career in training in the Post 16 sector. The course provides a good grounding in teaching and training skills, an ability to develop research and independent learning skills and an opportunity to improve quality of own teaching practice. Volunteer placement hours might be possible depending on your subject area and experience.


What's next?

On successful completion you will be eligible to apply for the level 5 Diploma in Education and Training and increase your chance of being employed to teach in the post 16 sector.


Is it for me?

Entry criteria is the successful completion of the Level 3 Award in Education and Training. You should have access to 30 hours teaching practice that can be logged for the duration of the course. You should have a level 3 in your subject specialist area, and have or be working towards a GCSE or level 2 equivalent for maths and English.



  • Levels available 4
  • Start Date 24/09/2019
  • End Date 23/06/2020
  • Duration 8 Month(s)
  • Day Tuesday
  • Start/End Time 17:00 / 20:00
  • Course Ref 4961A-1/1
  • Location Bletchley Campus
  • Fees £ 1417.00

• The course will enable you to take a practical and analytical approach to all aspects of training and education in the post 16 sector. You will have an opportunity to
• Review evidence based practice in relation to current teaching, learning and assessment strategies.
• Find out more about theories that underpin teaching, learning and assessment.
• Discover how to build positive relationships and create a purposeful learning environment.
• You will need to evidence 30 hours teaching practice during the duration of the course.

You will attend college for one evening per week. There is an expectation that you will spend 3 – 5 hours per week studying outside the classroom.

Your progress will be monitored by attending one to one tutorial sessions with the course teacher. Written feedback will be provided on your assignments to develop your written work and after observation to enable you to develop your teaching practice.

You will be assessed through 3 observations of your teaching practice. Each module will be assessed by a variety of assignments and practical observations.


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