Certificate in Education and Training (RQF) Level 4

Certificate in Education and Training (RQF) Level 4

Important

This Certificate in Education and Training (RQF) Level 4 requires a 30 hour placement in order to successfully complete this course.

Overview

If you wish to teach within the further education or lifelong learning sector, you need to have Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training QCF (post 2013.) The course is designed to develop your practical teaching skills and prepares you to work in a wide range of contexts. The qualification will give you the necessary understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a teacher such as legislation, equality, diversity and so on.

Overview of work placements

In order to successfully complete a Certificate in Education and Training (RQF) Level 4 qualification you are required to complete a compulsory work placement. The work placement can be paid or voluntary and each learner is responsible for arranging their own placement.

Along with their first set of course materials, learners will receive a comprehensive guide giving them plenty of information on what is required during the placement, how to set it up and the types of activities that they will need to complete (including examples of the types of evidence that will need to be submitted).

Course modules

Module One: Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training (H/505/0053)     

On completion of this module you will:

  • Understand the teaching role and responsibilities in education and training
  • Understand ways to maintain a safe and supportive learning environment
  • Understand the relationships between teachers and other professionals in education and training

Module Two: Planning to meet the needs of learners in education and training (A/505/1189)  

On completion of this module you will:

  • Be able to use initial and diagnostic assessment to agree individual learning goals with learners
  • Be able to plan inclusive teaching and learning in accordance with internal and external requirements
  • Be able to implement the minimum core in planning inclusive teaching and learning
  • Be able to evaluate own practice when planning inclusive teaching and learning

Module Three: Delivering education and training (M/505/0122)

On completion of this module you will:

  • Be able to use inclusive teaching and learning approaches in accordance with internal and external requirements
  • Be able to communicate with learners and other learning professionals to promote learning and progression
  • Be able to use technologies in delivering inclusive teaching and learning
  • Be able to implement the minimum core when delivering inclusive teaching and learning
  • Be able to evaluate own practice in delivering inclusive teaching and learning

Module Four: Assessing learners in education and training (F/505/0125)

On completion of this module you will:

  • Be able to use types and methods of assessment to meet the needs of individual learners
  • Be able to carry out assessments in accordance with internal and external requirements
  • Be able to implement the minimum core when assessing learners
  • Be able to evaluate own assessment practice

Module Five: Using resources for education and training (L/505/0127)

On completion of this module you will:

  • Be able to use resources in the delivery of inclusive teaching and learning
  • Be able to implement the minimum core when using resources in the delivery of inclusive teaching and learning
  • Be able to evaluate own use of resources in the delivery of inclusive teaching and learning

Module Six: Develop and prepare resources for learning and development (A/502/9547)    

On completion of this module you will:

  • Understand principles underpinning development and preparation of resources for learning and development
  • Be able to develop resources to meet learning and development needs

Module Seven: Assess vocational skills, knowledge and understanding (F/601/5319)

On completion of this module you will:

  • Be able to prepare assessments of vocational skills, knowledge and understanding
  • Be able to carry out assessments of vocational skills, knowledge and understanding
  • Be able to provide required information following the assessment of vocational skills, knowledge and understanding
  • Be able to maintain legal and good practice requirements when assessing vocational skills, knowledge and understanding

Module Eight: Understanding the principles and practices of internally assuring the quality of assessment (T/601/5320)

On completion of this module you will:

  • Understand the context and principles of internal quality assurance
  • Understand how to plan the internal quality assurance of assessment
  • Understand techniques and criteria for monitoring the quality of assessment internally
  • Understand how to internally maintain and improve the quality of assessment
  • Understand how to manage information relevant to the internal quality assurance of assessment
  • Understand the legal and good practice requirements for the internal quality assurance of assessment

Requirements

As part of your course you will be required to secure a placement in a suitable environment. You must have a minimum of 30 hours of teaching practice/experience as part of this qualification to meet the requirements above. You will need to provide audio visual evidence totalling 3 hours to submit to your assessor and demonstrate your competency. These should be separate occasions to show your progression and development.

All trainee teachers joining this qualification programme should undertake an initial assessment of skills in English, mathematics and ICT. They should record their development needs and, where applicable, agree an action plan to address them. If trainees join the qualification programme having already undertaken this assessment, their record of development needs and any previous action taken to address them should be reviewed updated as required.

Assessment

After each lesson there will be a question paper which needs to be completed and submitted to your assessor for marking.

This method of continual assessment ensures that your assessor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

You should allow at least 1 - 2 hours of study to complete each question paper. The approximate amount of time required to complete the course is 140 hrs.

Qualification number: 60144166

To gain the qualification you will need to successfully complete all the units in the course.
Please note: Online access is required in order to complete this course.

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Developing your career

This qualification meets the needs of a range of trainee teachers to help further their career and earnings potential. For example this can include those currently working as assessors who wish to achieve a teaching qualification. Once you complete your course you can work in a number of roles including but not limited to the following:

  • Colleges of further education
  • Community/adult education
  • Hospitals and healthcare
  • Commercial and industrial training
  • Technical and support staff
  • Personnel in the public sector, uniformed services or HM Forces

Finally on successful completion of this course you will be able to progress onto the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (or Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (CAVA) QCF Level 3) and then apply for QTLS through the Institute for Learning.

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140 Guided learning hours
8 Modules
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