Diploma (Level 5) Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector
This qualification will prepare you for a successful career as a Further Education teacher in your chosen subject area. It is designed for Teachers in the Lifelong Learning Sector, which includes Further Education (FE), adult and community education, work-based learning and the voluntary sector. You need to be qualified/experienced in the area you wish to teach.
Who is this course for?
This course is for teachers in the Lifelong Learning Sector who are experienced or qualified in the subject they intend to teach. The Lifelong Learning Sector includes Further Education (FE), adult and community education, work-based learning and the voluntary sector. This course is also suitable for teaching personnel in commerce, industry, the public sector and the uniformed public services.
What will I study?
This course comprises of the following units:
- Roles, Responsibilities and Relationships in the Lifelong Learning Sector
- Understanding Inclusive Learning and Teaching in Lifelong Learning
- Principles of Assessment in Lifelong Learning
- Using Inclusive Learning and Teaching Approaches in Lifelong Learning
- Delivering Lifelong Learning
- Assessing Learners in Lifelong Learning
- Planning to Meet the Needs of Learners
- Using Resources for Lifelong Learning
- Inclusive Practice
- Curriculum Development for Inclusive Practice
- Action Research
- Continuing Personal and Professional Development
- Wider Professional Practice
- Resource Development
How will I be taught?
This course is taught through very practical classes, which support your assignment work. You are encouraged to attend classes regularly to ensure that you are ready to complete your assignments, which are often started in class following a specific activity. Classes are one evening a week. As well as face-to-face teaching, you will also have access to the University Centre’s Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), MyUCY, used to share relevant documents and information.
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed through written theory and practice assignments for each unit and observations of your teaching. You need to complete a minimum of 100 hours practical teaching over the period of the course. Your tutor will need to observe eight of these hours on separate occasions and then write reports for your portfolio. You need eight satisfactory observation reports in your portfolio to successfully complete the course.
Where will the course lead?
After successfully completing this course, you can seek employment in a teaching role. You will be entitled to apply for registration as a Full Teacher in the Learning and Skills Sector (QTLS) with the Lifelong Learning UK Sector Skills Council.
Duration: Delivery models include an intensive block week or a ten week course (one evening a week).
Awarding Body: City and Guilds.
Entry Requirements: You need Level 2 qualifications in English and Maths. You will need to complete 100 hours teaching during this course.
How do I apply?
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