The Certificate in Education and Training prepares trainee teachers to teach in a wide range of contexts. It requires observation and assessment of performance. It can meet the needs of a range of trainee teachers; for example, individuals not currently teaching or training, individuals currently teaching or training (including those who have just begun teaching or training). There is a practice requirement of a minimum of 30 hours and there must be a minimum of three observations of practice, totalling a minimum of three hours.
Sample Topic: DfE Teaching Music
Learners must achieve 36 credits in total. 21 credits must be achieved from Group (A) and a minimum of 15 credits must be achieved from Group (B). A maximum of 15 credits may be achieved at Level 3.
|Unit Reference Number||Unit Title||Group||Level||Credit Value|
|F/505/0125||Assessing Learners in Education and Training||A||Four||6|
|M/505/0122||Delivering Education and Training||A||Four||6|
|A/505/1189||Planning to Meet the Needs of Learners in Education and Training||A||Four||3|
|H/505/0053||Understanding Roles, Responsibilities and Relationships in Education and Training||A||Three||3|
|L/505/0127||Using Resources for Education and Training||A||Four||3|
|A/502/9547||Develop and Prepare Resources for Learning and Development||B||Four||6|
|M/502/9545||Develop Learning and Development Programmes||B||Four||6|
|K/505/1091||Evaluating Learning Programmes||B||Four||3|
Start Date: Flexible
Length of Course: The maximum time that you may take to complete your course is 9 months.
This is a 100% distance learning course so it’s your choice. Study at home, at work, on the beach or on the go.
Online tutorials, videos, elearning materials, activities, projects, one-to-one support and more to equip you with the knowledge and skills that you will need to pass the course.
You will create a portfolio of evidence.
You do not need to have specific qualifications to do this course.
We do recommend that you have:
- a good command of English (written and spoken)
- basic mathematics skills
- good ICT skills
You need to be computer literate and have:
- access to a computer (a tablet or smart phone may also be used and will require an app to be installed)
- access to the internet
You may also need occasional access to a printer.
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