Our Professional Certificate in Education (PCE) will give you the skills to become a teacher in Further Education colleges. We focus on teaching in a variety of settings, including colleges, adult education centres, and community organisations. The course develops your knowledge of pedagogy and helps you gain vital classroom management skills. For full-time students, we offer placements in a variety of subjects. These include animal care, art and design, beauty and hairdressing, catering, childcare, construction, leisure and tourism, humanities, photography and sport science. We offer endorsements in the following subject areas, which is equivalent to a Level 5 Diploma in the teaching of the subject area:
- ESOL and Literacy
Year 1 Students are required to study the following compulsory modules. Professional Development Portfolio Part 2 (Level 5) (30 credits) Policy and Curriculum Issues (Level 5) (30 credits) Research and Scholarship for the Development of Subject Specialist Expertise (Level 5) (30 credits) Professional Development Portfolio Part 1 (Level 5) (15 credits) Theories of Learning and Inclusion (15 credits)
Students are assessed through a combination of course work, exams and practical assessment where relevant. You can view more information about how each module on this course is assessed within our 'What you will study' section. Seminars enable you to discuss and develop your understanding of topics covered in lectures in smaller groups. You will also be able to meet your personal tutor. Timetabled learning may fall between 9am and 9pm depending on your elective courses and tutorials.
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.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
We accept equivalency tests from Equivalency Testing for Career Development and A Star Equivalency Testing.
Additional entry requirements
An occupational health check.
Diagnostic Literary task for all applicants
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|