C & G 7303 Level 4 Award in Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS)
|Course Length:||1 Term||Site:||West Durrington Campus Map|
|Attendance:||Part Time||Course Code:||DFAP4Y||
Normally one evening or one morning per week.
New dates, times and fees will be published on this page in May.
You may not have to pay
This is a Government funded course and the following funding has been introduced to enable adults to return to education:
Age under 24 at start of course - Government funding policy can be subject to change, but currently, you do not have to pay fees on condition you do not already have a full qualification at Level 3 or above and you have less than 2 A Levels. Your eligibility for this funding is normally assessed at time of enrolment. Levels explained..
Age 24 and over - If you are age 24 or over, you can apply to the Government for '24+ Advanced Learning' finance, meaning the Government will pay your fees and you will repay them gradually over several years in regular amounts deducted from your salary (like income tax). These repayment amounts will not be taken unless your salary is over £21,000 a year. Click here to find out more.
All ages over 19
The PTTLS course is designed for learners who wish to learn the fundamentals of teaching, including planning a lesson, educational theory and teaching techniques. Learners complete two assessments, one theory and one practical. The award has six credits based on the Qualifications and Credit Framework. No teaching experience is necessary.
The course is delivered in the College and covers both theory and practical aspects required within an introductory role for the teacher/tutor. It will comprise of some written work, interactive sessions to share experiences and ideas and will culminate in each person conducting a 30 minute Micro Teach on a subject of their choice. There are 1:1 tutorials allocated within the course to apply the theory to your own subject specialism.
The course can be achieved at Level 3 or 4.
It is strongly encouraged to have Level 2 English and Maths (eg GCSE grades A-C) and a good working knowledge of ICT. You need to be able to be teaching, or have the desire to teach in the post compulsory sector (16+).
Please complete the 'Personal Statement' section of the application form
Complete the application form obtainable from the College and send it to:
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If you would like further information about this course or any other courses offered by Northbrook College please contact 0845 155 60 60