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Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector
Preparing to Teach (PTLLS), Certificate to Teach (CTLLS), Diploma to Teach (DTLLS)
- PTTLS: 8 weeks; Cert / Dip: One or two years
- Start Dates:
- September (PTLLS available throughout the year)
- 3 – 4 hours per week depending on the course
- PTLLS (Bucks New University; Aylesbury College or offsite for specific cohorts)
- Available on request
- Key Contact:
- The Enquiries Team
- 01494 603 171
Is this course suitable for me?
The flexible suite of courses is designed for those considering a career in, or currently working in an educational role in ‘the lifelong learning sector’ (comprising further education, practice education in clinical settings; adult education; uniformed services; professional training).
Applicants must be over the age of 21, will normally possess at least a minimum level 3 qualification in his/her area of teaching specialism; and will need to be undertaking some concurrent teaching in a relevant sector (except in the case of PTLLS where teaching opportunities will be provided on-programme).
Applicants may join the eight-week short course (PTLLS); the one-year Certificate programme (CTLLS) or two-year Diploma programme (DTLLS). Applicants with existing teacher-training awards (eg City and Guilds 7407) may be able to join the Diploma programme at Year Two. On entry to either the Certificate or the Diploma, applicants will also need to demonstrate achievement of Level 2 literacy and numeracy skills.
Each of the courses (to varying degrees) introduces key theories and principles of learning and teaching ,and provides opportunities to apply theory to practice. Core content includes classroom management; promoting equality and diversity in learning and teaching; curriculum design and development; teacher professionalism and quality assurance.
How to make an application
Please contact the Recruitment Officer on 01494 603 171 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Students funded by the NHS or other employer
If the cost of your course is being funded by your employer, please contact your education lead or manager for guidance as to how they would prefer you to make an application.