NESCOT

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Greenwich

Professional Certificate in Education (FE and Skills Sector)

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Course summary

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.

Course details

Modules

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

Assessment method

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

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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.nescot.ac.uk/higher-education/teacher-training/courses/certificate-in-education-part-time-n6762/

Additional entry requirements

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


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £3600 Year 1
Northern Ireland £3600 Year 1
Scotland £3600 Year 1
Wales £3600 Year 1
Channel Islands £3600 Year 1

Additional fee information

DBS (if you do not already have one) essential, current fee is £52
Professional Certificate in Education (FE and Skills Sector) at NESCOT - UCAS