Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training

The Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training aims to provide learners with the understanding, knowledge and skills needed to plan, deliver, assess and evaluate education in a specialist area.

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Description

Aims:

To provide learners with the knowledge and skills needed to:

  • Plan, deliver, assess and evaluate education in a specialist area.
  • Understand the roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training.
  • Plan inclusive learning programmes to meet the needs of learners in education and training.
  • Deliver education and training.
  • Assess learners in education and training.
  • Use resources for education and training.
  • Teach in a specialist area.

Entry requirements:

  • Level 2 English, mathematics and ICT.

N.B. All individuals should undertake an initial assessment of skills in English, mathematics and ICT. They should record their developmental needs and, where applicable, agree on an action plan to address them. Individuals who have previously undertaken an initial assessment should produce a record of these needs and any previous action taken to address them, which should be reviewed and updated as required. Individuals are not required to have achieved a Level 3 Award in Education and Training before undertaking a Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training. However, some individuals may have already achieved this qualification. Learners who have achieved the level 3 unit ‘Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training’ as part of the Award in Education and Training are eligible for credit transfer of this unit.

Target learners:

  • Learners aged 19+.
  • Individuals who would like to pursue a career in teaching and training.
  • Individuals who are employed and working in teaching and training (including those who have just begun teaching and training) who can meet the practice requirements, including the observed and assessed practice requirements of the qualification.
  • Individuals who are not currently employed in teaching and training but who can meet the practice requirements, including the observed and assessed practice requirements of the qualification.
  • Individuals currently working as assessors who wish to achieve a teaching qualification.
  • Individuals delivering work-based training within voluntary, community, private or public organisations.
  • Individuals who need a teaching qualification to confirm occupational competence for their role as a teacher, trainer or tutor within an FE college, adult and community learning centre or training provider.

Progression:

  • Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training.
  • Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (including Teaching English: ESOL).
  • Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (including Teaching English: Literacy).
  • Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (including Teaching English: Literacy and ESOL).
  • Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (including Teaching Mathematics: Numeracy).
  • Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (including Teaching Disabled Learners).
  • Level 5 Diploma in Teaching English: Literacy.
  • Level 5 Diploma in Teaching English: Literacy and ESOL.
  • Level 5 Diploma in Teaching English: ESOL.
  • Level 5 Diploma in Teaching Mathematics: Numeracy.
  • Level 5 Diploma in Teaching Disabled Learners.