Start Date: Duration: Level: Study mode: Course location: Course Type:
September 2 Years Level 5 Part-Time Evening Ashington Main Campus University Level Qualification
Study level Cost
19+ please enquire

A collated portfolio of evidence for the course is internally assessed and externally quality assured. All the evidence generated by the trainee will be assessed against the standards expected at Level 5 for each learning outcome.

Assessment of units is coursework-based, and eight classroom-based observations are carried out across the two years.

Teaching on the course is classroom-based and will focus on aspects of planning, delivering and assessing inclusive teaching and learning. During sessions trainees will embed theories and principles in education and training and demonstrate them in their practice.

Trainees will be expected to carry out research into professionalism in education and training policies and consider their impact on their role and their accountability as a teacher/trainer. In second year of the programme, you will carry out research into professionalism in education and training policies and consider the impact on your role and your accountability as a teacher/trainer.

A satisfactory initial assessment in literacy and numeracy is required to show competency in this area. You will need to possess reasonable levels of language, literacy and numeracy for entry onto the Level 5 DETS course.

It is advisable that as a trainee teacher you have Level 2 or GCSE (grade 4/C) Maths and English.

There is a requirement for a minimum of 100 hours of practice in post-16 provision and a requirement to evidence working with groups of learners to achieve this qualification.

This qualification is designed to provide trainee teachers with the knowledge and skills to teach in a range of contexts. It has been developed for those intending to work in the post-16 education and training sector.

There is a significant practice requirement, as this qualification will assess and provide evidence of competence when undertaking teaching and/or training responsibilities.

The overall objective of this qualification is to confirm occupational competence in teaching role within the workplace.

What’s next?

Following the completion of this course, you could progress to university to continue your studies, or gain employment in a teaching related role.

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