Course Type : Qualification
Course Duration : 2 Years
Special Requirement : To study this course you need to be employed in a training/teaching capacity or undertaking a voluntary placement which you need to secure prior to the start of the course.
Levels 4 and 5 (ProfGCE 6) - Validated by Canterbury Christ Church University (Grade 1 Teacher Training Ofsted 2014).
Year 1 This course is intended to provide skills and knowledge needed to teach successfully in the Post-16 sector. It is also suitable for trainers in industry and private organisations.
Year 2 This is an extension of Year 1 and aims to further develop teaching skills and knowledge. This year the focus is on the profession as a whole, rather than the individual teacher. The successful completion of Year 2 will enable students to achieve the DET award or Professional Graduate Certificate in Education and Training (ProfGCE).
Assessment for both Year 1 and Year 2
Students will be assessed by a range of methods including reflections, assignments, lesson observations by tutors and mentors, peer observations, lesson plans, evaluation of overall teaching, presentations, group work, a Progress Log, case study, course design and essays. Students must pass module 1 to progress to module 2 and 3. Students must pass Year 1 to progress to Year 2.
DET students' work is assessed against the module learning outcomes and academic standards level 5. ProfGCE work is assessed against the module learning outcomes and the academic standards level 6.
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING CAREFULLY Tuition fees are payable direct to Canterbury Christ Church. Students will be entitled to apply for a loan from the Student Loans Company. All students have to satisfy certain literacy, ICT and numeracy requirements and to be educated to at least Level 3 or Level 4 (HND / HNC), Foundation Degree, First Degree or a professional qualification. Students who have achieved at least a degree may take the ProfGCE route in their second year with tutor recommendations. All students must have their teaching experiences arranged and confirmed in writing prior to starting the course. This could be in local schools, colleges or training providers. 50 hours are the minimum teaching hours required a year. However it is recommended to have at least 25 hours a term/module to support development of teaching and learning. Bexhill College offers an internship scheme and some paid trainee teacher/TA positions. These positions will be advertised on the college website and in the local press. Prospective students should provide a CV and two references. Students will be required to attend an interview. You will also need a DBS check (approximate cost of £44) which is a requirement for the course and a mentor who is happy to support you in the workplace.
You will be required to attend an interview for this course. Contact Louise Davison (Course Co-ordinator) on 01424 214545 ext 1144 for further advice and guidance.
Commencing: Monday 11th September 2017
Duration: 2 Years
Time: 5.45pm - 9.00pm
Fee: £2700 per year
If you wish to apply for 2019-2020 academic year, please complete the online application form.