Post Graduate Certificate in Education/Certificate in Education (Post 16 and Further Education)

Course Overview

Learners must be 19 years or over at the start of the course
Those wishing to teach in the lifelong learning sector including HE, FE, community.

Course Requirements

1.Post Graduate Certificate in Education
Degree in relevant specialism
GCSE English
GCSE Maths

2.Certificate in Education
Level 3 qualification in relevant specialism
GCSE English
GCSE Maths

Course Assessment

• Assignment –
Semester 1: Modules 1 and 2.
Semester 2: Module 2

• Research project –
Semester 2: Module 1

• Assessment of Teaching –
8 Observations receiving grade 3 or above

• Submission of a Professional Development Portfolio

Course Finance

Please contact the College for further information.You will need a current enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) certificate that has been issued within 12 months of the start of the course. You can apply for one at enrolment, for a fee, if necessary.

Course Includes

Modules studied:

Semester 1:
1. Introduction to Learning, Teaching and Assessment
2. The Learner Experience
3. Professional Practice 1

Semester 2:
1. Exploring Your Specialist Context
2. Extending Teaching for Learning
3. Professional Practice 2


PGCE: Post Graduate Certificate in Education: Post 16 and Further Education
Cert-Ed: Certificate in Education: Post 16 and Further Education

Course Potential Careers

• Teaching in the sector
• Further HE study
• Assessor and Verifier Awards

Course Dates

To be advsied.

Email Contact

Hours Per Week

6 hours per week in class: 1pm - 6.30pm
4 hours (minimum) of placement in setting

Phone Contact

0300 300 0090