Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training (City and Guilds)



This is a part time in-service course aimed at teachers and trainers working in the post 14 teaching and learning environment. It covers the basics of planning, delivery, and assessment and is ideal for practitioners who are just starting in teaching and training.

You will be taught by practitioners with a wide experience of working in the post 14 educational setting.

Course Content - What will I learn?

There are 4 mandatory units in the Level 4 Certificate:

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

You may also study units on:

Managing behaviours
Developing employability skills
Preparing to be a personal tutor
(These may vary)

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Am I right for the course?

The entry requirements are:

The Level 3 Award in Education and Training.
A Level 3 academic or vocational qualification.
Level 2 English and Maths (GCSE 4/C or equivalent).
Satisfactory completion of a literacy test.
Proof of access to at least 30 hours of group teaching spread across the course.
Basic IT skills.
Attendance at all sessions.

You will be assessed informally throughout the input sessions and formally through a mixture of assignment work and at least three observations of your teaching practice.

You need to provide your own resources.
The cost of core textbooks will be in the region of £60-£80. However, you also be able to access these in the Learning Resource Centre.

What Next?

On successful completion of the Level 4, you may progress to further teaching qualifications such as the Level Diploma in Teaching and or PGCE in Post Compulsory Education. In order to achieve QTLS, you must have at least the Level 5 Diploma.
You may also consider studying for the Assessor and /or IQA qualifications.

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16-18 years old, no tuition fees apply to Full Time courses and fees subject to confirmation. Additional costs applicable to BHS courses.

For all two year courses fees shown above are per year.

Aged 19+ and planning to take a level 3 or above a different fee may apply. You may be eligible for an Advanced Learning Loan.

All HE courses (full and part time) are subject to tuition fees.

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Contact our Admissions team to find out more about student fees and how they might apply to you.

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