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Certificate in Education and Training (RQF) Level 4

Overview

If you ever wanted to teach, the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training RQF (601/4416/6) course will bring you the right qualification (post September 2013) for a rewarding career in the further education sector.

Replacing the Level 4 Certificate in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (CTLLS), this qualification uses initial and diagnostic assessments which require you to plan and deliver inclusive teaching and learning, carry out assessment and make efficient use of available resources. 

This qualification meets the needs of trainee teachers, including those who are:

  • not currently teaching and training but who can meet the practical requirements, including being observed and assessed on the requirements of this qualification
  • currently teaching and training who can meet the practical requirements, including being observed and assessed on the requirements of this qualification
  • currently working as assessors who wish to achieve a teaching qualification

How does the course work? 

This education and training certificate focuses on developing practical teaching skills and preparing teachers to work in a variety of areas. By studying this course you will gain a good understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a teacher in relation to: 

  • Legislation
  • Equality
  • Diversity
  • Inclusivity
  • Meeting the needs of learners

As with all our distance learning courses you will study from home, fitting your study time around other commitments. This will mean that you are responsible for your own study schedule.

Our online learning portal, dedicated tutors and a great student community are always at hand to make the experience as smooth as possible. You will have access to all the learning materials, but also to feedback and guidance, to make the most out of your course.

Modules

Module One: Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training (H/505/0053)     

On completion of this module you will:

  • Understand the teaching role and responsibilities in education and training
  • Understand ways to maintain a safe and supportive learning environment
  • Understand the relationships between teachers and other professionals in education and training

Module Two: Planning to meet the needs of learners in education and training (A/505/1189)  

On completion of this module you will:

  • Be able to use initial and diagnostic assessment to agree individual learning goals with learners
  • Be able to plan inclusive teaching and learning in accordance with internal and external requirements
  • Be able to implement the minimum core in planning inclusive teaching and learning
  • Be able to evaluate own practice when planning inclusive teaching and learning

Module Three: Delivering education and training (M/505/0122)

On completion of this module you will:

  • Be able to use inclusive teaching and learning approaches in accordance with internal and external requirements
  • Be able to communicate with learners and other learning professionals to promote learning and progression
  • Be able to use technologies in delivering inclusive teaching and learning
  • Be able to implement the minimum core when delivering inclusive teaching and learning
  • Be able to evaluate own practice in delivering inclusive teaching and learning

Module Four: Assessing learners in education and training (F/505/0125)

On completion of this module you will:

  • Be able to use types and methods of assessment to meet the needs of individual learners
  • Be able to carry out assessments in accordance with internal and external requirements
  • Be able to implement the minimum core when assessing learners
  • Be able to evaluate own assessment practice

Module Five: Using resources for education and training (L/505/0127)

On completion of this module you will:

  • Be able to use resources in the delivery of inclusive teaching and learning
  • Be able to implement the minimum core when using resources in the delivery of inclusive teaching and learning
  • Be able to evaluate own use of resources in the delivery of inclusive teaching and learning

Module Six: Develop and prepare resources for learning and development (A/502/9547)    

On completion of this module you will:

  • Understand principles underpinning development and preparation of resources for learning and development
  • Be able to develop resources to meet learning and development needs

Module Seven: Assess vocational skills, knowledge and understanding (F/601/5319)

On completion of this module you will:

  • Be able to prepare assessments of vocational skills, knowledge and understanding
  • Be able to carry out assessments of vocational skills, knowledge and understanding
  • Be able to provide required information following the assessment of vocational skills, knowledge and understanding
  • Be able to maintain legal and good practice requirements when assessing vocational skills, knowledge and understanding

Module Eight: Understanding the principles and practices of internally assuring the quality of assessment (T/601/5320)

On completion of this module you will:

  • Understand the context and principles of internal quality assurance
  • Understand how to plan the internal quality assurance of assessment
  • Understand techniques and criteria for monitoring the quality of assessment internally
  • Understand how to internally maintain and improve the quality of assessment
  • Understand how to manage information relevant to the internal quality assurance of assessment
  • Understand the legal and good practice requirements for the internal quality assurance of assessment

Requirements

To enrol on this course, all trainee teachers will submit an initial assessment of English, mathematics and ICT skills (which will be provided by learndirect). 

All trainee teachers enrolling on this course should be 19 or older to undertake the qualification. 

During this course, you will be required to secure a placement in a relevant environment. For further advice on what is a suitable placement, you should get in touch with our learndirect team. You will need a minimum of 30 hours of teaching practice for this qualification, but also 3 hours of audio visual evidence to demonstrate your competency.

Assessment

After each lesson there will be a question paper which needs to be completed and submitted to your assessor for marking.

This method of continual assessment ensures that your assessor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

You should allow at least 1 - 2 hours of study to complete each question paper. The approximate amount of time required to complete the course is 140 hrs.

Qualifications

Innovate Awarding

Innovate Awarding logo

On completion of this course you will receive the Lifetime Awarding Certificate in Education and Training RQF Level 4 qualification. This qualification is listed on the RQF (Qualification Number: 601/4416/6).This  course has also been assigned 36 credits.

Innovate Awarding is an Ofqual regulated awarding organisation with an innovative and dynamic approach. They develop off-the-shelf, customised and fully bespoke qualifications across a growing number of sectors – all on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). 

Developing your career

After you have completed this course, you will be rewarded with the Lifetime Awarding Certificate in Education and Training RQF Level 4 qualification.

When you completed this qualification, a variety of career paths will be available to you, including:

  • Colleges of further education
  • Community / adult education
  • Hospitals and healthcare
  • Commercial and industrial training
  • Technical and support staff
  • Personnel in the public sector, uniformed services or HM Forces

“Fully qualified further education (FE) lecturers can earn from £23,000 to £35,000 a year. Advanced skills lecturers can earn from £35,000 to just under £40,000." - Source: National Careers Service 

When you have successfully completed this course, you will be able to continue on to study the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training, or the Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (CAVA) RQF Level 3. You then will be able to apply for QTLS through the Institute for Learning. Alternatively, you can start working in a college environment straight away. 

If you ever wanted to teach, the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training RQF (601/4416/6) course will bring you the right qualification (post September 2013) for a rewarding career in the further education sector.

Replacing the Level 4 Certificate in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (CTLLS), this qualification uses initial and diagnostic assessments which require you to plan and deliver inclusive teaching and learning, carry out assessment and make efficient use of available resources. 

This qualification meets the needs of trainee teachers, including those who are:

  • not currently teaching and training but who can meet the practical requirements, including being observed and assessed on the requirements of this qualification
  • currently teaching and training who can meet the practical requirements, including being observed and assessed on the requirements of this qualification
  • currently working as assessors who wish to achieve a teaching qualification

How does the course work? 

This education and training certificate focuses on developing practical teaching skills and preparing teachers to work in a variety of areas. By studying this course you will gain a good understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a teacher in relation to: 

  • Legislation
  • Equality
  • Diversity
  • Inclusivity
  • Meeting the needs of learners

As with all our distance learning courses you will study from home, fitting your study time around other commitments. This will mean that you are responsible for your own study schedule.

Our online learning portal, dedicated tutors and a great student community are always at hand to make the experience as smooth as possible. You will have access to all the learning materials, but also to feedback and guidance, to make the most out of your course.

Modules

Module One: Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training (H/505/0053)     

On completion of this module you will:

  • Understand the teaching role and responsibilities in education and training
  • Understand ways to maintain a safe and supportive learning environment
  • Understand the relationships between teachers and other professionals in education and training

Module Two: Planning to meet the needs of learners in education and training (A/505/1189)  

On completion of this module you will:

  • Be able to use initial and diagnostic assessment to agree individual learning goals with learners
  • Be able to plan inclusive teaching and learning in accordance with internal and external requirements
  • Be able to implement the minimum core in planning inclusive teaching and learning
  • Be able to evaluate own practice when planning inclusive teaching and learning

Module Three: Delivering education and training (M/505/0122)

On completion of this module you will:

  • Be able to use inclusive teaching and learning approaches in accordance with internal and external requirements
  • Be able to communicate with learners and other learning professionals to promote learning and progression
  • Be able to use technologies in delivering inclusive teaching and learning
  • Be able to implement the minimum core when delivering inclusive teaching and learning
  • Be able to evaluate own practice in delivering inclusive teaching and learning

Module Four: Assessing learners in education and training (F/505/0125)

On completion of this module you will:

  • Be able to use types and methods of assessment to meet the needs of individual learners
  • Be able to carry out assessments in accordance with internal and external requirements
  • Be able to implement the minimum core when assessing learners
  • Be able to evaluate own assessment practice

Module Five: Using resources for education and training (L/505/0127)

On completion of this module you will:

  • Be able to use resources in the delivery of inclusive teaching and learning
  • Be able to implement the minimum core when using resources in the delivery of inclusive teaching and learning
  • Be able to evaluate own use of resources in the delivery of inclusive teaching and learning

Module Six: Develop and prepare resources for learning and development (A/502/9547)    

On completion of this module you will:

  • Understand principles underpinning development and preparation of resources for learning and development
  • Be able to develop resources to meet learning and development needs

Module Seven: Assess vocational skills, knowledge and understanding (F/601/5319)

On completion of this module you will:

  • Be able to prepare assessments of vocational skills, knowledge and understanding
  • Be able to carry out assessments of vocational skills, knowledge and understanding
  • Be able to provide required information following the assessment of vocational skills, knowledge and understanding
  • Be able to maintain legal and good practice requirements when assessing vocational skills, knowledge and understanding

Module Eight: Understanding the principles and practices of internally assuring the quality of assessment (T/601/5320)

On completion of this module you will:

  • Understand the context and principles of internal quality assurance
  • Understand how to plan the internal quality assurance of assessment
  • Understand techniques and criteria for monitoring the quality of assessment internally
  • Understand how to internally maintain and improve the quality of assessment
  • Understand how to manage information relevant to the internal quality assurance of assessment
  • Understand the legal and good practice requirements for the internal quality assurance of assessment

Requirements

To enrol on this course, all trainee teachers will submit an initial assessment of English, mathematics and ICT skills (which will be provided by learndirect). 

All trainee teachers enrolling on this course should be 19 or older to undertake the qualification. 

During this course, you will be required to secure a placement in a relevant environment. For further advice on what is a suitable placement, you should get in touch with our learndirect team. You will need a minimum of 30 hours of teaching practice for this qualification, but also 3 hours of audio visual evidence to demonstrate your competency.

Assessment

After each lesson there will be a question paper which needs to be completed and submitted to your assessor for marking.

This method of continual assessment ensures that your assessor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

You should allow at least 1 - 2 hours of study to complete each question paper. The approximate amount of time required to complete the course is 140 hrs.

Qualifications

Innovate Awarding

Innovate Awarding logo

On completion of this course you will receive the Lifetime Awarding Certificate in Education and Training RQF Level 4 qualification. This qualification is listed on the RQF (Qualification Number: 601/4416/6).This  course has also been assigned 36 credits.

Innovate Awarding is an Ofqual regulated awarding organisation with an innovative and dynamic approach. They develop off-the-shelf, customised and fully bespoke qualifications across a growing number of sectors – all on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). 

After you have completed this course, you will be rewarded with the Lifetime Awarding Certificate in Education and Training RQF Level 4 qualification.

When you completed this qualification, a variety of career paths will be available to you, including:

  • Colleges of further education
  • Community / adult education
  • Hospitals and healthcare
  • Commercial and industrial training
  • Technical and support staff
  • Personnel in the public sector, uniformed services or HM Forces

“Fully qualified further education (FE) lecturers can earn from £23,000 to £35,000 a year. Advanced skills lecturers can earn from £35,000 to just under £40,000." - Source: National Careers Service 

When you have successfully completed this course, you will be able to continue on to study the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training, or the Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (CAVA) RQF Level 3. You then will be able to apply for QTLS through the Institute for Learning. Alternatively, you can start working in a college environment straight away. 

Need proof of your English and Maths skills? Want to catch up and learn more English and Maths? You can for free when you sign up to this learndirect course.

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