DN Colleges Group

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Huddersfield

Certificate in Education (Lifelong Learning) Pre-Service

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Course summary

If you’re hoping to go into teaching within sixth forms or further education colleges, or you see yourself taking up a career in adult education or informal education roles, then this course could be ideal. It’s focused on training to teach within the lifelong learning (post 14) sector comprising of offender learning, further education, adult education, training organisations and adult community learning to name just a few. You don’t need previous teaching experience, just an industry skill, an appropriate entry qualification and a passion for teaching and training others. Why Lifelong Learning? • Upon successful completion of this course, you’ll be eligible to proceed to gain Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS) status, following a process of professional formation through the Society for Education and Training. Your QTLS is the full professional status for teachers in the Lifelong Learning sector. • During the course you’ll have the opportunity to develop the skills to play a full part in teaching and curriculum development. • We know there’s no substitute for the classroom environment, so we’ll give you the opportunity to go on placement with one of our partnership institutions. On your placement you’ll be able to observe experienced teachers, gain practical hands-on experience and benefit from one-to-one mentoring to help develop the skills you’ll need to become an outstanding and effective teacher.

Modules

Core Modules: • Research Informed Teaching, Learning and Assessment • Becoming a Subject Specialist Teacher • Being a Subject Specialist Teacher • Policy and Professional Issues. Placement As well as studying at the University, you’ll learn the practical skills of teaching through a placement in an appropriate educational institution. Previous trainees have been placed in a range of institutions including colleges, work-based learning providers and in offender and community learning settings. You’ll complete at least 100 hours of teaching in total on placement. Your placements could be based in areas some distance from your point of study, so please be aware of potential associated travelling costs.

Assessment method

Assessments vary and include essays, the creation of resources to support learning, seminars, and presentations.


How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7940 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7940 Year 1
Scotland £7940 Year 1
Wales £7940 Year 1

Additional fee information

Your Tuition fees cover the majority of costs associated with your programme (including registration, tuition and assessment.) There may be some extra costs that you might need to make or choose to pay. Books (you’ll have access to books from your module reading lists in the LRC, but you may want to buy your own copies; Printing and photocopying; You may be required to pay for a Basic or Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
Certificate in Education (Lifelong Learning) Pre-Service at DN Colleges Group - UCAS