Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (QTLLS) (Formerly CERT/PG in PCET) Certificate/DiplomaBishop Auckland College
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- Vocational qualification
- Bishop auckland
Frequent Asked Questions
Minimum of Level 3 in subject specialism plus appropriate number of teaching hours (60 hours year 1 and 90 hours year 2). PTLLS can be studied as a stand alone course (no teaching hours required).
Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (QTLLS) (Formerly CERT/PG in PCET) Certificate/Diploma
This course has been designed to reflect the changing contexts and demands of professionals in teaching and training in the further education sector. It incorporates the latest versions of the National Standards for teachers in the sector. The overarching aim and ethos of the course is to foster the holistic development of critical and creative lecturers, teachers and trainers through the development of Professional Knowledge, Practical Skills and Professional Values.
Why choose this course?
The University of Sunderland is a Centre of Excellence in Teacher Training (CETT) and this course includes the following stages:
- Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS)
- University Interim Certificate which incorporates the Certificate to Teach in the Lifelong learning Sector (CTLLS)
- The Diploma to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (DTLLS)
All stages of the course focus on theoretical understanding and the ability to apply this in the classroom during teaching practice.
How will I be taught?
There will be a combination of lectures, group work, presentations, research and directed independent study.
What level is it?
Level 4 - 6
When will I attend?
1 x 3 hour session per week. Days and times will be discussed at interview.
How will I be assessed?
There will be a variety of assessment opportunities which include: written assignments, individual and group presentations, research tasks and observed teaching practice.
What do I need?
Minimum of Level 3 in subject specialism plus appropriate number of teaching hours (60 hours year 1 and 90 hours year 2).
PTLLS can be studied as a stand alone course (no teaching hours required).
What can I do with this?
Upon successful completion of DTLLS ie. qualified teacher status, you can gain entry to the Diploma in Professional Learning and Development which is the first year of the BA in Education and Training. The second year, leading to the degree is delivered at the University of Sunderland.