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Post Graduate Certificate in Education (inc DET)

Level 7

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Key Info

Learning Area   Teaching & Education
Delivery Mode   Full-time
Duration   1 Year
Institution Code   C78
Course Code   10539-CAM-22,11170-STA-22


Dates & Locations

Course Type   University
Location   Cornwall College Camborne
Start Date   19/09/2022
Day/Time   Monday, 09:30-16:30


Course Type   University
Location   Cornwall College St Austell
Start Date   12/09/2022

The PGCE is designed for graduates who would like to become a qualified teacher in the Further Education sector. The PGCE incorporates the Diploma in Education and Training (DET). This qualification will allow you to meet the initial training requirements for membership of 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.

  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 hold a degree qualification and a minimum grade C or above in GCSE English and maths or equivalent qualifications.

  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.




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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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Izzy Eldridge

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Congratulations to Izzy Eldridge, who has been offered a university place after completing the Access to Higher Education course at our Camborne campus.

With previous experience in sales and recruitment, Izzy wanted a career change, so decided to join the fast track Access course at Cornwall College.The one-year course is bespoke to allow students to prepare for their own chosen progression route, allowing our learners to study relevant subjects that will give them the best chance of securing a place at university.

Izzy is now looking forward to starting a foundation degree in Event Management.

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