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 LEVEL 3 & 4 CERTIFICATE IN EDUCATION AND TRAINING 

 
The Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training develops practical teaching skills and, through the optional units, prepares teachers to work in a wide range of contexts. 
 
The course can meet the needs of a range of trainee/new teachers, including: 
 
• Individuals who are not currently teaching and training but who can meet the practice requirements, including the observed and assessed practice requirements, of the qualification 
• Individuals who are currently teaching and training who can 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 objective of this qualification is to confirm occupational competence in a teaching role within the workplace. 
 
 
 

COURSE SUMMARY: 

The Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training is a first stage teaching qualification which has a teaching/training practice requirement. It is an ‘in service’ qualification designed for those working - or wishing to work - as teachers/trainers in England. It may be possible for pre-service teachers/trainers (defined as those who are not formally contracted as teachers/trainers) to also complete this qualification. All candidates, whether pre-service or in-service must have access to 30 hours of teaching opportunity during this course. 
 
The course will give candidates a fundamental understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a teacher/trainer in relation to legislation, equality, diversity, inclusion and meeting the needs of learners. Candidates will be able to use initial and diagnostic assessments to plan and deliver inclusive teaching and learning. They will also be able to assess learning and use appropriate resources to support effective learning. 
 
Course Structure: 
 
Learners must achieve a minimum of 36 credits: 21 credits must be achieved from mandatory Group A and 15 credits from optional Group B. A minimum of 21 credits must be recognized at Level 4 or above. 
 
Mandatory units – Group A 
• Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training 
• Planning to meet the needs of learners in education and training 
• Delivering education and training 
• Assessing learners in education and training 
• Using resources for education and training 
 
Optional Group B 
• Assessing occupational competence in the work environment 
• Assessing vocational skills, knowledge and understanding 
• Developing and preparing resources for learning and development 
• Developing learning and development programmes 
• Engaging learners in the learning and development process 
• Engaging with employers to develop and support learning provision 
• Engaging with employers to facilitate workforce development 
• Identifying individual learning and development needs 
• Identifying the learning needs of organisations 
• Internally assuring the quality of assessment 
• Managing learning and development in groups 
• Understanding the principles and practices of internally assuring the quality of assessment 
• Understanding the principles and practices of externally assuring the quality of assessment 
• Analysing English language for literacy and language teaching 
• Reading skills for literacy and language teaching 
• Speaking and listening skills for literacy and language teaching 
• Writing skills for literacy and language teaching 
• Using mathematics: personal and public life 
• Using mathematics: professional and vocational contexts 
• Using mathematics: academic subjects 
• Actioning learning to support development of subject specific pedagogy 
• Actioning research 
• Assessment and support for the recognition of prior learning through the accreditation of learning outcomes 
• Delivering employability skills 
• Developing, using and organising resources in a specialist area 
• Effective partnership working in the learning and teaching context 
• Equality and diversity 
• Evaluating learning programmes 
• Inclusive practice 
• Preparing for the coaching role 
• Preparing for the mentoring role 
• Preparing for the personal tutoring role 
• Principles and practice of lip-reading teaching 
• Specialist delivery techniques and activities 
• Teaching in a specialist area 
• Understanding and managing behaviours in a learning environment 
• Working with the 14-19 age range in education and training 
• Managing behaviours in a learning environment 
 
 
 
 

COURSE DELIVERY: 

The course will require regular contact with your tutor (distance learning available) plus workshops and final assessments. 
 
Course Start and Duration: 
 
You will be given up to one year to complete the course. Courses have many start dates, but usually commence from the first Monday of each month. 
 
Assessment: 
 
You will be assessed via production of coursework, a portfolio of evidence, and practical assignments/demonstrations of your work and capabilities. 
 
What you will receive: 
 
• Bespoke one to one tutorials 
• Unique reading aids and learning materials 
 
Upon passing the course, you will receive the following qualifications, accredited by Innovate Awarding: 
 
Level 3 Award in Education and Training 
Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training 
 
 
 
 

COURSE FEES: 

• On-Site/Distance Learning - £1,999 (this fee covers both the Level 3 Award and the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training – please contact us for clarification if you are interested in any part of this qualification). 
 
In some cases we may be able to set up a payment plan for candidates, providing that a deposit is paid upon enrollment. Please note that you will only receive your qualification once the whole course fee has been paid in full. 
 
 
 
 

REQUIREMENTS: 

• There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification 
• Ideally you should hold a GCSE in English at Grade C or above (or equivalent) to demonstrate the requirement for a strong level of literacy and communication needed in this course 
• This qualification is suitable for those who are new to working in the education and training sector, or those who aspire to do so. 
• In order to be successful in the course, candidates will need to have access to 30 hours of teaching opportunity 
• You must have regular and reliable access to a computer and the internet. 
 
 
 
 

HOW DO I ENROL? 

Our course application form is attached below. Please complete it as fully as you can (to speed up your application) and email it to info@onsideedu.co.uk
 
Please also use this form if you have any questions, or pick up the phone and call our team on 01257 278 131