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Lifelong Learning Cert Ed pre-service CertEd

University of Huddersfield

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Certificate of Education - CertEd

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

If you’re hoping to go into teaching within sixth forms or further education colleges, or you see yourself taking up a career in adult education or informal education roles, then this course could be ideal. It’s focused on training to teach within the lifelong learning (post 14) sector comprising of offender learning, further education, adult education, training organisations and adult community learning to name just a few. You don’t need previous teaching experience, just an industry skill, an appropriate entry qualification and a passion for teaching and training others. Why Lifelong Learning? * Upon successful completion of this course, you’ll be eligible to proceed to gain Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS) status, following a process of professional formation through the Society for Education and Training. Your QTLS is the full professional status for teachers in the Lifelong Learning sector. * During the course you’ll have the opportunity to develop the skills to play a full part in teaching and curriculum development. While you study you’ll focus on your particular subject specialist area, alongside general teaching in the lifelong learning sector. * We know there’s no substitute for the classroom environment, so we’ll give you the opportunity to go on placement with one of our partnership institutions. On your placement you’ll be able to observe experienced teachers, gain practical hands-on experience and benefit from one-to-one mentoring to help develop the skills you’ll need to become an outstanding and effective teacher. * During your time at Huddersfield you’ll be able to access our extensive professional and academic network, not to mention our excellent facilities and specialist equipment. Please note: * This course is available at the University of Huddersfield (taught jointly with the PGCE) and through the Education and Training Consortium * If you hold a first degree or equivalent then please refer to our [professional graduate (honours) and postgraduate (masters) level provision. The University of Huddersfield has an impressive track record of producing highly skilled teachers for the lifelong learning (post-14) sector. If you’re looking to pursue a career in teaching in lifelong learning, then we could be the perfect choice. We look forward to welcoming you. ~ Deborah Philip, Joint Head of Department for Initial Teacher Education. Professional links and accreditation: Upon successful completion of this course, you’ll be eligible to proceed, following a process of professional formation through the Society for Education and Training (https://set.et-foundation.co.uk/home) to gain Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS) status. This is the full professional status for teachers in the Lifelong Learning sector. This accreditation is reviewed on a regular basis. Additional costs: * Your placements could be in Huddersfield or surrounding areas, so please consider any travelling costs you may incur. * A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required to enable you to undertake placements in settings with children. We arrange this as part of the application process. Please note that there may be a charge for the DBS check.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,000per 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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Passes in five subjects from a combination of GCE Advanced Level (includes A Level and AS Level) and GCSE which must include at least two subjects at Advanced Level*.

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University information

University of Huddersfield

  • University League Table

    53rd

  • Campus address

    University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield, Kirklees, HD1 3DH, England

100% of teaching staff are Fellows of the Higher Education Academy – Huddersfield is the first and only UK university to achieve this.
Huddersfield has a thriving international community of over 2,700 students from nearly 100 different nationalities.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    25th out of 81 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    118 59%

    47th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    23rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.24 85%

    15th

    7

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