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Further Education and Training CertEd

University of Portsmouth

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  • Qualification

    Certificate of Education - CertEd

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

Overview

This Certificate in Further Education and Training (CertEd) course gives you a formal teaching qualification and prepares you for work in further education and training.

As well as learning the most effective techniques for teaching in further training and education, you'll also develop subject specific knowledge by working closely with course teachers and work-based subject mentors.

After the course, you'll be able to take up teaching roles in further education colleges, sixth-form colleges, private training providers or top up your Certificate to a BA (Hons) Education and Training degree. You'll also be eligible for membership of the Society for Education & Training (SET).

What you'll experience

On this Further Education and Training course you'll:

  • Develop your skills as a teacher through practical activity and theoretical study around further education
  • Join fellow professionals from many different backgrounds for lectures and seminars, creating an effective peer network where you can share ideas and experiences
  • Get more than 100 hours of work experience on teaching placements arranged by the University (full-time only)

Careers and opportunities

When you finish the course, our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work in the industry.

What can you do with a Further Education and Training CertEd?

Previous students have gone on to work in:

  • further education colleges
  • sixth-form colleges
  • private training providers
  • public services
  • voluntary organisations

After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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GCSE/National 4/National 5 :

3 GCSEs at grade C or above to include English and Mathematics/3 GCSEs at grade 4 or above to include English and Mathematics.

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University information

University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    61st

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

Around 4,000 of the university’s 25,000 students come from 150 countries around the world, and the Global Community networking scheme helps them to meet.
The University of Portsmouth Global team is dedicated to supporting international students from enquiry, through application and arrival, to graduation.
International students can get specialist advice on matters including visas and immigration, settling in to the UK and adjusting to a new culture.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    76th out of 81 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    118 59%

    47th

    23
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66 66%

    61st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    54th

    2

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