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Certificate in Education and Training (RQF) Level 4

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Overview

If your dream career involves teaching, the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training RQF (601/4416/6) can open up a world of opportunity within the education sector. This course will equip you with everything you need to start working in a role that can change the future of every student you work with.

This certificate in education and training is the perfect solution for individuals in the following positions:

  • Anyone who is currently teaching or training and can meet the practical requirements of the course (such as being assessed and observed in order to showcase understanding and skill)
  • Anyone who is not currently teaching or training but is able to meet the practical requirements of the course
  • Anyone who is currently employed as an assessor but dreams of gaining a teaching qualification.

Our level 4 education and training qualification will prepare you to work in a variety of areas, equipping you to meet the needs of your learners and gain an understanding of inclusivity, diversity and equality. The course will also discuss relevant legislation that you should be aware of.

How does the course work

As with all distance learning courses taken with us, you will be responsible for your studies. You will have the freedom to fit your learning around other commitments and maintain your study schedule.

Even though this is a distance learning course, you won’t be on your own. Once you have enrolled onto this Level 4 education and training course you will have access to our online learning portal. Here you can interact with dedicated tutors and a community of other learners.

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

You must be 19 or older to be eligible for this qualification. As part of the enrolment process, you will be required to submit an initial English, mathematics and ICT assessment provided by Learndirect.

We will supply all the learning materials you will need to obtain a certificate in education and training, as well as offering feedback and guidance so that you can get the most out of your course.

To complete the course, you must secure a minimum of 30 hours of teaching practice in a relevant environment as well as submit 3 hours of audiovisual evidence demonstrating 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

Once you have successfully completed your Level 4 certificate in education and training you may choose to continue your studies. You may consider the Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement or perhaps a Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training. This will make you eligible to apply for QTLS via the Institute for Learning.

However, if you are eager to start working straight away, there are a range of career paths available including:

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

If your dream career involves teaching, the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training RQF (601/4416/6) can open up a world of opportunity within the education sector. This course will equip you with everything you need to start working in a role that can change the future of every student you work with.

This certificate in education and training is the perfect solution for individuals in the following positions:

  • Anyone who is currently teaching or training and can meet the practical requirements of the course (such as being assessed and observed in order to showcase understanding and skill)
  • Anyone who is not currently teaching or training but is able to meet the practical requirements of the course
  • Anyone who is currently employed as an assessor but dreams of gaining a teaching qualification.

Our level 4 education and training qualification will prepare you to work in a variety of areas, equipping you to meet the needs of your learners and gain an understanding of inclusivity, diversity and equality. The course will also discuss relevant legislation that you should be aware of.

How does the course work

As with all distance learning courses taken with us, you will be responsible for your studies. You will have the freedom to fit your learning around other commitments and maintain your study schedule.

Even though this is a distance learning course, you won’t be on your own. Once you have enrolled onto this Level 4 education and training course you will have access to our online learning portal. Here you can interact with dedicated tutors and a community of other learners.

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

You must be 19 or older to be eligible for this qualification. As part of the enrolment process, you will be required to submit an initial English, mathematics and ICT assessment provided by Learndirect.

We will supply all the learning materials you will need to obtain a certificate in education and training, as well as offering feedback and guidance so that you can get the most out of your course.

To complete the course, you must secure a minimum of 30 hours of teaching practice in a relevant environment as well as submit 3 hours of audiovisual evidence demonstrating 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). 

Once you have successfully completed your Level 4 certificate in education and training you may choose to continue your studies. You may consider the Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement or perhaps a Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training. This will make you eligible to apply for QTLS via the Institute for Learning.

However, if you are eager to start working straight away, there are a range of career paths available including:

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

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