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Professional Certificate (ProfCE) Post Compulsory Education and Training (PcET)

University of South Wales

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  • Qualification

    Professional Certificate

  • Location

    City Campus, Newport

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The Professional Certificate in Post Compulsory Education and Training (PcET) qualifies you to teach in the further, adult and vocational education sector. It is a full, nationally-recognised teaching qualification, specifically designed for those aiming to teach a vocational subject in areas such as Hair and Beauty, Construction and Motor Vehicle Maintenance.

The University of South Wales at Newport has led the field in vocational teacher education in Wales for many years, on our campus in Caerleon, in our partner FE colleges and more recently in our riverside campus in the centre of Newport.

You would need a level 3 vocational qualification and relevant industry/sector experience to join the course. Once with us, you will develop skills, confidence and understanding of learning, teaching and assessment in your subject.

Assessment

There are no exams, assessment is 100% coursework.

You are assessed in many different ways including practical and interactive activities, as well as written coursework.

Careers

Our graduates have a proven track record of moving into fulltime and permanent teaching posts. This course will help you develop confidence and skills in working with a range of people and using the latest technology and media. It will also prepare you for further study.

After completing the course, you could have a career as a PcET practitioner within the Post Compulsory Education and Training sector, e.g. Further Education (FE), Training Providers, Adult and Community Learning and Work Based Learning.

Recent graduates have gained full and part time employment across the sector and many of our past graduates actively support the course as mentors for our new student teachers.

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University information

University of South Wales

  • University League Table

    102nd

  • Campus address

    University of South Wales, Llantwit Road, Treforest, Pontypridd, Rhondda, Cynon, Taff, CF37 1DL, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    78th out of 81 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    122 61%

    40th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    61 61%

    68th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    50th

    24

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