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Who is the course for

This course is for those who are interested in taking an introductory course in teaching in post-16 i.e. Further Adult and Community Education as teachers or trainers. No previous experience is required in teaching or training.

Course Content

Trainees will study a range of teaching and learning topics and there will be a practice teaching session (micro-teach).

Study Methods

Incorporate reading and research of specific texts related to the topics studied and there is also time allocated for studies to be completed electronically using online searches and blogs.

How is the course assessed

Assessment is through short written assignments presented in a final portfolio of evidence. The practice teaching session (micro-teach) is also presented within the portfolio.

Where next - Further Studies

If employment as a teacher or trainer is secured on completion of this qualification, participants may be eligible to study the PGCE / Cert Ed Diploma in Education and Training (DET).

Where next - Job Opportunities

Working as a teacher or trainer in post-16 education.

More Information

For further information, please download the course flyer here

With any queries, contact Marta Knill, Programme Leader, directly on 01895 853478 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


For this course, apply directly to Marta Knill, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by completing and returning the course specific application form from here

This course requires an initial literacy assessment before a place can be offered.

You will be contacted with a date once your completed application form has been received.

Last updated: 25 May 2018

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