The Professional Certificate in Education (PCE) at Nescot is a full time (Pre-Service) one year course validated by the University of Greenwich. This course is meant to provide individuals with a professional teaching qualification, in particular those without a degree but having a professional or vocational competency qualification at level 3 or above and who would like to teach students aged 14 years or older learners. Students on a NESCOT higher education course are typically taught in class sizes of 16 or fewer.
The PCE incorporates the mandatory modules for teaching qualifications and additional modules to support your continued professional development. The full list of modules is: Teaching, Learning and Assessment Managing Behaviours in the Learning Environment Theories and Principles of Learning Personal Development Planning Developing Subject Specialist Resources Action Research Curriculum Development in Practice
The course includes both formative and summative assessments and practice is assessed by lesson observations. All modules are assessed via coursework and aim to facilitate professional development. The qualification is awarded with a pass, merit or distinction classification.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Students are required to hold a Level 3 qualification in their subject specialism and an English GCSE grade 4 or above, or equivalent. There is no formal entry requirement for numeracy or IT, however, support will be available for students wishing to achieve level 2 in both these areas by the end of the qualification. This may require some independent study. Also required is access to 100 hours of teaching practice over the two years. If you already hold a teaching or training qualification, please refer to the Tariff of Qualifications (ITT) Database for accreditation of prior learning and discuss with the admissions’ tutor at interview. In addition to meeting the entry requirements you will need to complete one of the scenarios below to discuss at interview. If you are from a SEND setting please complete the SEND scenario. Interview Scenario Mainstream Interview Scenario SEND
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Additional entry requirements
In addition to meeting the entry requirements you will need to complete one of the scenarios below to discuss at interview. If you are from a SEND setting please complete the SEND scenario. Interview Scenario Mainstream Interview Scenario SEND
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£3600||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£3600||Year 1|