About the course
The Pearson BTEC Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training prepares trainee teachers and trainers to teach in a wide range of contexts.
To achieve the qualification, there is a requirement for teaching practice that requires observation and assessment of performance.
The qualification can meet the needs of a range of trainee teachers and trainers, including: ?
- individuals who are not currently teaching and training but who can meet the practice requirements, including the observed and assessed practice requirements of the qualification
- individuals who are currently teaching and training, including those who have just begun teaching and training and who can meet the practice requirements, including the observed and assessed practice requirements, of the qualification ?
- individuals currently working as assessors who wish to achieve a teaching qualification and who can meet the practice requirements, including the observed and assessed practice, of the qualification
This year long qualification will equip all those who wish to teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (16+) and replaces the Level 4 Certificate in Teaching in the Life Long Sector (CTLLS)
To be able to complete assessments, candidates will need to have appropriate competence and fluency in written and spoken English.
Literacy and numeracy must be held at level 2 or higher.
Candidates must be experienced in thier subject area they wish to teach and hold a level 3 or higher qualification.
They must be in-service or have a volunatary position as a teacher or trainer, with at least 30 hours of teaching.
Certificate in Education and Training Level 4 Certificate (13 to 36 credits).
What you'll learn (core modules)
- Unit 1: Understanding Roles, Responsibilities and Relationships in Education and Training
- Unit 2: Planning to Meet the Needs of Learners in Education and Training
- Unit 3: Delivering Education and Training
- Unit 4: Assessing Learners in Education and Training
- Unit 5: Using Resources for Education and Training
- Plus 15 credits from the optional unit suit to be agreed.
More details on each unit can be found in the course specification
How will I be assessed?
The overall grade for the qualification is a 'pass'.
The learner must achieve all the required units as indicated in the specified qualification structure.
To pass a unit the learner must: ?
- achieve all the specified learning outcome ?
- satisfy all the assessment criteria by providing sufficient and valid evidence for each criterion ?
- show that the evidence is their own
Work will be assessed via
- Course work
- Class based activities
- Evidence based
Where is the course delivered? (facilities/classrooms)
Classrooms at West Suffolk College.
Where will this course take me?
Progression is to DET, Cert-Ed and PGCE.
How much will it cost?
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Days & times
Tuesday 17:30 - 20:30