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Course summary

With today’s continually changing labour market, along with education and skills reforms, careers education and leadership have become a significant part of education, employment and training. The course will equip you with the theoretical knowledge, practical skills and qualities required in practice for designing and delivering careers education and employability programmes and activities. It will enable you to develop leadership skills and take a strategic approach to careers and employability to enhance provision and service delivery. You'll benefit from a flexible approach to your studies with our blended learning, as well as personalised, hands-on learning. The course is designed for those being funded by the Careers & Enterprise Company, as well as those currently working within or looking to enter the career development and employability sector.

Modules

Designing and Delivering Career Related Learning, Careers Strategy and Leadership

Assessment method

Assessment methods are varied and accommodate a variety of learning preferences, including a presentation, an inquiry-based report and a portfolio of evidence (for those on the accredited route leading to the PGCert Careers Leadership).


How to apply

International applicants

Please note: This Postgraduate Certificate in Careers Leadership course does not meet the UK Visas and Immigration requirements for Student Route sponsorship and therefore we cannot progress applications from candidates who require a Student Route visa under the Points Based Immigration System. Applicants to this course must be eligible to work in the UK for the duration of the course. Those who require a Student Visa can apply for the MA in Career Guidance and Leadership as this is open to international applicants.

Entry requirements

Applicants funded through The Careers & Enterprise Company You will need to have registered with the C&EC in order to secure funding. Please refer to the C&EC website for further information – https://www.careersandenterprise.co.uk/careers-leaders/careers-leader-training/. Applicants need to select NTU as their chosen provider via the C&EC website/portal and opt for either the accredited route leading to a PGCert, or the non-accredited route. Applicants outside of the funding arrangements: You will need an undergraduate degree equivalent to a UK undergraduate honours degree or other equivalent higher education qualification e.g. HND / DipHE. Applicants without such qualifications will be considered but will be required to evidence relevant work experience in a related field, and demonstrate their motivation and ability to study at postgraduate level. Via the admissions process, all suitable applicants are invited for an interview, which takes place at a convenient time via a Teams or phone call. This is an opportunity for the applicant to discuss their application and motivation to study the course and to have questions about the course addressed. Areas for discussion include the applicant’s understanding and interest in the following areas: career development/employability commitment to a “career in career” an insight into the demands of the sector for practitioners working in the profession the ability to manage the demands of postgraduate study.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Careers Leadership at Nottingham Trent University - UCAS