Key Details

  • Available at
    Rhos-on-Sea
  • Level
    4-6
  • Study Mode
    Part-time
  • Programme Area
    Teacher Training
  • Course Length

    10-12 weeks

  • Course Type
    Degrees (Higher Education)
  • Awarding Body
    Bangor University
  • Bilingual
    n/a

Course Description

This module is one of the full Professional Certificate/Professional Graduate Certificate in Education course.

This part-time course is aimed at professionally qualified and experienced people who may not currently be teaching or training, but who are keen to develop the knowledge and skills which will allow them to do so.

Candidates are normally interested in working in the post-compulsory sector (e.g further education, adult and community education, prisons or work-based learning).

This course is not intended for those wishing to teach in Primary or Secondary schools.

Fees

Visit the Financial Support and Finance page for more information.

More detailed information on other costs associated with your course and work placements/work experience (if applicable) will be outlined in the programme validation document and explained to you at your interview.

Start date

September

Additional information

More detailed information on Modules is to be found in the ‘Additional Campus/Course Information’ section.

More detailed information on other costs associated with your course and work placements/work experience (if applicable) will be outlined in the programme validation document and explained to you at your interview.

Entry Criteria

  • A minimum of a Level 3 qualification relevant to the subject specialism you wish to teach
  • Vocational tutors should have significant experience (at least five years in the field)
  • Enhanced DBS check
  • Evidence of literacy and numeracy skills at Level 2 or above
  • For overseas applicants: proficiency in English Language at IELTS level 7 or equivalent

All places are subject to satisfactory interview.

Delivery

This course is delivered as follows:

  • Group work
  • Classroom based learning
  • Tutorial support
  • Educational visits
  • MOODLE (virtual learning environment)
  • Guest Speakers

Assessment

This course is assessed through a range of activities these can include:

  • Practical and written assessments/assignments
  • Presentations and demonstrations
  • Portfolios of work
  • Performance and observation

Progression

  • Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (Post-Compulsory Education and Training)
  • Professional Certificate in Education (Post-Compulsory Education and Training)

Campus Information Rhos-on-Sea

Unit information

This short 10-12 week course will introduce you to the basic principles of teaching and learning. You will explore the roles and responsibilities of practitioners in the lifelong learning sector including the promotion of good practice to ensure equality of opportunity for all.

Sessions will introduce you to the principles and practices of the main methods of managing learning in typical situations and contexts; the use of learning aids with an emphasis on learning technologies; assessment and evaluation methods.

Topics covered will include an awareness of teaching and learning in a bilingual setting; the identification and experience of learning events and the learning climate; and communication skills and styles of teaching.

Would you like to apply for this course?

Part Time

The application system for next year is currently closed. For further information, please contact the college.

Awarding Body