Why choose this course?
This course is a preparation for those who have recently joined, or are considering entering, the teaching, training or learning and development sector. Very usefully, it provides a qualification without a minimum teaching practice requirement. It introduces the knowledge and skills required by teachers to develop and deliver programmes, provide learning support, and take responsibility for managing the learning process in post-16 education.
Who would benefit from the course?
It is useful for anyone working in colleges, adult and community learning, or work-based learning and training. Learners are not required to have any formal qualifications. However , due to the written elements of the course, a good standard of English is necessary.
When are the course dates?
We normally aim to run the course one day per week and on the same day each week so that learners have an equal space of time between each session for any self-study. The next course is planned to start 25th July and will continue on the 1st, 8th, 14th & 22nd August.
There may be a gap before the session with the micro-teach activity to give the group some additional time to make any preparations.
What does the course cover?
- The roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training
- Inclusive teaching and learning approaches in education and training
- Assessment methods in education and training
How is the course assessed?
There are two written assignments, a presentation and a one hour micro-teach session (this includes an in-class teaching session, self-evaluation and the completion of at least two peer assessments).
How much will the course cost?
What are the opportunities for progression?
The course could lead to a Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training as well as a range of other programmes within related areas such as IAG (Information, Advice or Guidance), Mentoring, Volunteer Management and Customer Service.
Sample comments from previous learners
“This course far exceeded my expectations, the level of teaching was very high and the course really stretched me to achieve and get the most out of it.”
“Really enjoyed the course – found it very insightful and have gained a lot of information.”
“I have thoroughly enjoyed this course… Alan has been a great tutor and I have particularly enjoyed the digressions into informal conversations.”
Book your place on the course
If you're interested in finding out more about the course, please get in touch using one of the following methods:
- Telephone: 01872 266987