What is the programme structure?
You will attend classes for 34 weeks from September to June. The taught element of the programme runs 5-9pm on a Tuesday evening. In addition, you will occasionally be required to attend a one-to-one tutorial from 4-5pm on one evening. Amongst the units studied will be the following: Teaching learning and assessment in education and training, theories principals and models in education and training, developing teaching learning and assessment in education and training, wider professional research practice in education and training
Who is the programme for?
This programme is aimed towards those who want to teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector which includes Community Education and Further education and have already achieved the qualifications Award in Education and Training and the Certificate in Teaching in Education and Training This programme meets with LLUK standards.
How long does it take to complete?
What qualifications do I need?
Entry is dependent on holding level 3 and level 4 in education and teaching An advanced qualification in your subject area i.e. the subject you intend to teach. GCSE Maths and English or equivalent [support will be available to enable you to work towards these whilst on the course]. All candidates must work/ volunteer in the Sector and be fulfilling the ‘Full Teaching role’ as described in the LLUK Framework. You must have completed 100 hours teaching practice by the end of the programme, have a subject mentor and evidence of agreement from your line manager to confirm your role prior to enrolment onto the programme.
What does it include?
The taught element of the programme runs 5-9pm on a Tuesday evening. In addition, you will occasionally be required to attend a one-to-one tutorial from 4-5pm on a Tuesday evening.
Are there any special facilities for the programme?
The classroom provided will be sufficient for the course requirements.
Will there be any extra costs involved?
Students may need to purchase text books.
Find out about tuition fees and additional course costs http://www.midchesh.ac.uk
How is the programme assessed?
There is no examination. You will be observed teaching by tutors and your subject mentor. You will also be assessed on both theoretical and practical assignments.
What award will I achieve?
Level 5 Diploma in Education and training
What can I do next?
With this award you can apply for Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS) status through the Institute for Learning. For course costs please contact Admissions at Mid Cheshire College.
Mid Cheshire College is committed to the implementation of a policy to achieve equality of opportunity for all staff, students and members of the community it serves. In doing so the College will actively work to achieve equality regardless of age, race, skin colour, disability, gender, marital status, sexuality and faith.
Additional Learning Support is available for HE students who declare a disability or a specific learning difficulty, and who have claimed the Disabled Student Allowance (DSA). See link below for details.
How do I get further information?
Contact the college on 01606 74444 alternatively visit the website www.midchesh.ac.uk or email firstname.lastname@example.org
All applicants wishing to apply for a Higher Education course at Mid Cheshire College must apply through UCAS – see the link below for help with the application process. Although the deadline is 15th January, we will consider late applications but advise applying by the end of April.
The only exception to this is for those applying for the employer-sponsored HNC/HND Engineering, who can complete the 19+ Application Form which can be downloaded here.
To find out more about the application process and how to write personal statements, follow the resources below.