Certificate in Education and Training (inc DET)

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LOCATION & START DATE
Cornwall College Camborne - 11 September 2023
Cornwall College St Austell - 11 September 2023
LEVEL
Level 5 Levels Explained
DURATION
1 Year
LEARNING AREA
Teaching & Education Find out more
ATTENDANCE
Full-time

Certificate in Education and Training (inc DET)

Young female teacher standing in front of white board The Cert Ed is designed for people who would like to become a qualified teacher or trainer in the Further Education Sector. The qualification incorporates the Diploma in Education and Training (DET). This qualification will allow you to meet the initial training requirements for membership to the Society for Education and Training and will underpin an application for Qualified Teacher of Learning and Skills (QTLS) status.

A teaching placement is an essential requirement of this course. During the course this placement will inform taught sessions and enable you to contextualise and apply key principles of learning.

LOCATION & START DATE
Cornwall College Camborne - 11 September 2023
Cornwall College St Austell - 11 September 2023
LEVEL
Level 5 Levels Explained
DURATION
1 Year
LEARNING AREA
Teaching & Education Find out more
ATTENDANCE
Full-time

What you will learn

Indicative Modules:
Learning, Teaching & Assessment
Principles of Teaching & Innovation, Enterprise & Employability
Curriculum & Society
Wider Practice & Professional Development

Entry requirements

Applicants should have as a minimum a grade C or above in GCSE English and maths or equivalent qualifications. A level 3 qualification or significant industry experience in the subject they wish to teach.

Assessment

Assessment of each module will be through both coursework and practice elements (including teaching observations). There are no formal exams associated with this course.

You will carry out teaching practice for at least 100 contact hours, where you will also get invaluable help from other experienced teachers of your subject. Your tutor will support both parts of your training, alongside other experienced teachers who will regularly observe and support your development as a teacher.

Progression

There are a wide range of career opportunities available with this teaching qualification.

A teacher, trainer, or tutor in:

Further Education colleges
Adult Education
Community Education
Independent training organisations
Prison Education
Learning Support
Academic library
Public sector organisations, e.g. NHS, Social Services, Fire Service, etc.
Private sector organisations, e.g. hospitality, catering, retail, hair and beauty, sports and leisure centres.


Cornwall College Camborne

Cornwall College Camborne

Our Camborne campus has served as a vocational training hub for nearly a century. The iconic Tamar tower and the ‘big top’ that covers our construction and engineering provision, are landmarks known throughout the area. This legacy, combined with an exciting modernisation programme, has made Cornwall College Camborne the home of cutting edge facilities, dynamic learning experiences and fantastic student spaces. Open and modern learning areas, electric vehicle training labs, esports gaming facilities, chill out areas, an award-winning restaurant and plenty more besides, makes this the perfect place to have your #careercollege experience.

Visiting our Camborne campus?  View our visitor information


Cornwall College St Austell

Cornwall College St Austell

Set at the top of St Austell, with incredible views over the bay, our campus boasts ground-breaking facilities and exceptional student spaces. The Keay Theatre area plays host to our famous Altitude Dance Academy and performing arts, while our award-winning student restaurant Cloisters is recognised as one of the best in the country. Brand new electric vehicle training labs set within our modern construction and engineering buildings showcase just some of the incredible opportunities for people in St Austell and beyond. There’s exciting plans ahead as well, so make sure Cornwall College St Austell is home to your #careercollege experience.

Visiting our St Austell campus?   View our visitor information


Indicative Modules:
Learning, Teaching & Assessment
Principles of Teaching & Innovation, Enterprise & Employability
Curriculum & Society
Wider Practice & Professional Development

Applicants should have as a minimum a grade C or above in GCSE English and maths or equivalent qualifications. A level 3 qualification or significant industry experience in the subject they wish to teach.

Assessment of each module will be through both coursework and practice elements (including teaching observations). There are no formal exams associated with this course. You will carry out teaching practice for at least 100 contact hours, where you will also get invaluable help from other experienced teachers of your subject. Your tutor will support both parts of your training, alongside other experienced teachers who will regularly observe and support your development as a teacher.

There are a wide range of career opportunities available with this teaching qualification. A teacher, trainer, or tutor in: Further Education colleges Adult Education Community Education Independent training organisations Prison Education Learning Support Academic library Public sector organisations, e.g. NHS, Social Services, Fire Service, etc. Private sector organisations, e.g. hospitality, catering, retail, hair and beauty, sports and leisure centres.

Cornwall College Camborne

Cornwall College Camborne

Our Camborne campus has served as a vocational training hub for nearly a century. The iconic Tamar tower and the ‘big top’ that covers our construction and engineering provision, are landmarks known throughout the area. This legacy, combined with an exciting modernisation programme, has made Cornwall College Camborne the home of cutting edge facilities, dynamic learning experiences and fantastic student spaces. Open and modern learning areas, electric vehicle training labs, esports gaming facilities, chill out areas, an award-winning restaurant and plenty more besides, makes this the perfect place to have your #careercollege experience.

Visiting our Camborne campus?  View our visitor information


Cornwall College St Austell

Cornwall College St Austell

Set at the top of St Austell, with incredible views over the bay, our campus boasts ground-breaking facilities and exceptional student spaces. The Keay Theatre area plays host to our famous Altitude Dance Academy and performing arts, while our award-winning student restaurant Cloisters is recognised as one of the best in the country. Brand new electric vehicle training labs set within our modern construction and engineering buildings showcase just some of the incredible opportunities for people in St Austell and beyond. There’s exciting plans ahead as well, so make sure Cornwall College St Austell is home to your #careercollege experience.

Visiting our St Austell campus?   View our visitor information


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Dates & Locations

  • Course type University
  • Level - Level 5
  • Location - Cornwall College Camborne
  • Start Date - 11 September 2023
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  • Course type University
  • Level - Level 5
  • Location - Cornwall College St Austell
  • Start Date - 11 September 2023
  • Apply Now
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Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The College reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.

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