PTTLS (Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector)

In Preston

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Description

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    Course

  • Location

    Preston

Description

Candidates will complete one unit which has the following learning outcomes: Understand own role, responsibilities and boundaries of role in relation to teaching. Understand appropriate teaching and learning approaches in the specialist area.

Facilities

Location

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Preston (Lancashire)
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St Vincent'S Road, PR2 8UR

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On request

To take into account

As part of the selection process for entry to the course all potential entrants will be interviewed. Any candidate who does not hold a GCSE or equivalent in English Language and Mathematics will need to undertake an initial assessment in language, literacy and numeracy. All applicants must meet the following criteria: Be capable of meeting the new LLUK professional standards for the learning...

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PTTLS (Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector)

Course ID:
PC05765

Academy:
Business & Management

Introduction:
The award in Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector provides the basic minimum standard for all those entering the teaching, learning and development profession from September 2007. Achievement of the qualification confers threshold status to teach. The award is appropriate for teachers, tutors and trainers who may be working within an FE environment or delivering workbased training within voluntary, community private and public organisations.

The award gives an introduction to teaching and explores roles and responsibilities associated with the teaching role. The planning and delivering of sessions including engaging and motivating learners and establishing ground rules within a learning environment is covered. It explores the different assessment methods and the need for record keeping. The delivery of a micro-teaching session and teaching observations are a requirement of this qualification.

Study Mode & Location:
One evening per week over 10 weeks at Fulwood Campus.

Course Content:
Candidates will complete one unit which has the following learning outcomes:

  • Understand own role, responsibilities and boundaries of role in relation to teaching.
  • Understand appropriate teaching and learning approaches in the specialist area.


Assessment:
Students will complete written assignments, engage in lesson observations and deliver a micro-teaching session.

Careers & Progression Opportunities:
Successful candidates can progress onto the Certificate in Education or Post Graduate Certificate in Education.

How To Apply
You will need to have an informal interview with an Adult Admissions Adviser.
Many courses have limited places so please enquire as soon as possible. Following interview, the earliest you may enrol is mid-June.

Money Matters
Depending upon your circumstances, you may be able to study at a reduced price.

Help, Advice & Further Information
If you know of someone who would like to study a course at Preston College but their first language is not English, please contact the Advice Centre on their behalf to discuss the options available.

Opening Hours:
Mon-Thur 9am-7.30pm (9am-5pm during College holidays)
Fri 9.30am-4.30pm

The information contained in this leaflet was correct at the time of production. Preston College however, reserves the right to alter or amend the details contained in this leaflet. This course will run subject to sufficient student numbers.

Requirement
As part of the selection process for entry to the course all potential entrants will be interviewed. Any candidate who does not hold a GCSE or equivalent in English Language and Mathematics will need to undertake an initial assessment in language, literacy and numeracy. All applicants must meet the following criteria: Be capable of meeting the new LLUK professional standards for the learning and skills sector by the end of their course. Be able to read and communicate clearly and accurately enough to meet the requirements for the training. Must not have a criminal background which might prevent them from working as a teacher with young people or vulnerable adults. Must hold a relevant vocational and/or academic qualification of at least the level above that of their learners and a minimum level 2 qualification in the area of specialism.

PTTLS (Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector)

Price on request