Are you interested in teaching or training young people and adults? This teacher training course is for graduates who want to teach a wide range of learners aged 16+ in further education colleges, sixth form colleges, training organisations, prisons, public services or voluntary and adult community organisations. The (PGCE) Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PcET) level 7 award is a nationally and internationally recognised qualification for teaching and training in the post-16 sector. It provides eligibility for QTLS in England, and registration with EWC in Wales. Students on the (PGCE) Postgraduate Certificate in Education in Post Compulsory Education and Training (PcET) come from many different backgrounds – you could be a new graduate, a trainer or looking for a career change. You will be welcomed into a collaborative environment where we work with you to develop the professional values, knowledge and skills you’ll need to work and thrive in a diverse and dynamic PcET sector. THIS COURSE IS NOT SUITABLE FOR THOSE LOOKING TO BE A PRIMARY OR SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHER. IT IS QUALIFICATION FOR TEACHING IN THE POST-16 SECTOR ONLY.
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
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.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
A 2:1 degree or above is desirable, or a recognised equivalent, in a relevant subject area. If you are offering a vocational subject you are normally expected also to demonstrate that you have some relevant vocational experience. Mathematics and English language GCSE Grade C or above, or equivalent, are desirable Enhanced DBS check required as appropriate If English is not your first language you should be able to demonstrate a level of at least IELTS 6.5 or equivalent (minimum score of 5.5 in each band) An interview is required for this course
English language requirements
IELTS 6.5 overall with no lower than 5.5 in any one component.
USW English Language Requirements
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Fees and funding
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University of South Wales
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