Teacher Training CET Course
Guided Learning Hours 140.
The CET course is for candidates who would like to widen their teaching skills gained from the initial AET course.
The course is flexible and takes account of the many teaching roles in Further Education which includes one to one teaching.
We welcome other evidence and do not just simply rely on assignments. We encourage the use of other evidence from your real work such as assessments, CPD records, lesson plans and schemes of work. The qualification is accredited by the UK Training College, a centre approved by TQUK and Ofqual.
UKTC is a centre that is governed by TQUK. TQUK is the Awarding Organisation recognised by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) in England and by the Welsh Government.
We aim to provide courses and qualifications that meet the needs of an industry which have been designed by leading professionals and which are delivered to learners with integrity and compliance in mind. To accompany the qualification, UKTC will provide learners with world class customer service to support the delivery and effectiveness of our qualifications.
Learners who wish to undertake this course require to provide “Micro teach observation reports” from a “Qualified Assessor” from the voluntary or teaching organisations. Obtaining a qualified Assessor is most probably more advantageous locally to the individual learner.
Overview to the Qualification:
UK Training College offers the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training (QCF) qualification which is regulated by Ofqual. The qualification was supported by the Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS) prior to its closure (in July 2013).
The Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training (QCF) replaces the Level 4 Certificate in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (CTLLS).
The Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training (QCF) prepares trainee teachers to teach in a wide range of contexts.
This qualification can meet the needs of a range of trainee teachers, including:
- Individuals who are not currently teaching and training but who are however able to meet the practice requirements, including the observation and assessment practice requirements of the qualification.
- Individuals who are currently teaching and training (including those who have just started teaching and training) who are able to meet the practice requirements, including the observed and assessed practice requirements of the qualification.
- Individuals currently working as assessors who wish to achieve a teaching qualification.
The purpose of the qualification on the QCF is to ‘Confirm competence in an occupational role to the standards required’ (D1).
This qualification is suitable for individuals who wish to gain a qualification that focuses on practical teaching and who prefer a wide choice of optional units. Learners may already be teaching and/or wish to have their experience and practice accredited, or may not be presently teaching but are however able to meet the minimum teaching practice requirement of 30 hours. Your tutor will guide your learning journey for this course after enrolment.
This qualification is appropriate for learners over nineteen years of age. There are no specific entry requirements.
There is no requirement for learners to complete the Level 3 Award in Education and Training prior to commencing this qualification. However, if a learner has achieved the level 3 unit: “Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training”, they will be not be required to take this unit again as part of the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training. Evidence must be produced by the learner in the form of a recognised certificate to prove his/her achievement and centres should maintain a copy.
CET Learners are required to have a voluntary/teaching position or previous teaching experiences no more than several months old whereby you will need to produce a Scheme of Work (SOW), Lesson Plans, Teaching Resources/Activities, Learners and Assessor Feedbacks. If you require any advise on this matter please do not hesitate to contact us before paying your enrolment fee.
There are no other nationally agreed entry requirements.
Successful learners can progress to other qualifications such as:
Guided Learning Hours:
The credit value of a qualification can be used to determine how long it will take to the average learner to achieve as one credit represents 10 hours of learning. The Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training (QCF) is a 36 credit qualification therefore learners could take up to 360 hours to achieve it. These hours comprise both contact time with a teacher/assessor, known as guided learning hours (GLH), and non-contact time for independent study and practice.
The recommended GLH for this qualification is a minimum of 140.
How long is the course?
You are expected to complete this course within 6 to 12 weeks from enrolment although the duration of the course may be negotiated with the tutor depending upon your circumstances.
- Self-study: 100% self- study with online support.