Education & Training Level 4 Certificate

Course Details

  • Start Date
    September 2019
  • Duration
    1 year
  • Attendance
    Part Time
  • Awarding Body
  • Cost
    £ 1289.00 per year
  • Centre Location
    Bridgwater & Cannington
  • Course Description

    During this course you will study a number of units that underpin your role and responsibilities in becoming an outstanding practitioner of education and training. We will help you recognise the key challenges of the sector, lead the planning of your own improvement as a reflective practitioner, and develop a professional approach to your role in ways that will engage and inspire your learners or trainees. You will be required to apply all unit delivery to your subject specialism and embrace the use of innovative technology where appropriate.

    The course comprises of the following units:

    • Understanding Roles, Responsibilities and Relationships
    • Planning to meet the needs of learners
    • Delivering education and training
    • Assessing learners
    • Using resources
    • Teaching in a specialist area


    Teaching has been voted the 13th happiest career, with 83% of teachers loving their jobs.

  • Teaching and Assessment

    The course will be delivered via classroom based sessions that will combine a variety of student and tutor led activities - for example small and large group discussions, student-led seminars, 1:1 tutorials, peer assessed micro-teaches, individual and small group research tasks and student-led presentations. The innovative use of technology will be promoted and used to provide an engaging, interactive and inclusive learning environment. Supportive course materials will be made available via our Online Learning Platform (Blackboard) and fully equipped Learning Resource Centre.

    The modules outlined above will be assessed via teaching and learning observations; written reports; reflective journal entries; peer assessed seminars and presentations; development of specialist subject resources and a professional teaching portfolio.

  • Progression Opportunities

    Students who complete the Level 4 Certificate may be eligible to progress on to the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (DET).

  • Career Progression

    Career progression in a teaching or training role within your current organisation or business and access to full-time or part-time teaching, lecturing or training positions in the Further Education and Skills sector. 

  • Entry Requirements

    Access to appropriate professional practice in the education or training sector for a minimum of 30 hours over the academic year (e.g. 1 hour a week of teaching or training for 30 weeks).

    Access to regular mentor support in your specialist area is desirable.

    A minimum of a Level 3 qualification in your specialist area – relevant professional, industrial or commercial experience will be considered if formal qualifications are not available or relevant.