Teaching in the Life Long Learning Sector

In Leytonstone

Price on request
  • Typology

    Short course

  • Location

    Leytonstone

Description

You will be able to: Build knowledge of principles of learning, teaching, assessment and evaluation. Apply a range of methods and techniques of teaching, learning, assessment and evaluation exploring such innovatory approaches as may be appropriate. Analyse your own students' abilities, potential and learning needs. Develop your own communication and inter-personal skills.
Suitable for: The PTLLS, CTLLS and DTLLS qualification are suitable for those who work or want to work as: *teachers/trainers/tutors in the Lifelong Learning Sector, adult and community education, providing they are qualified/experienced in the subject they intend to teach. The decision as to what constitutes appropriate entry qualifications/experience is at the discretion of the centre. teachers/trainers/tutors in the voluntary sector. technicians and support staff in further and adult education.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Leytonstone (London)
Panther House 647-661 High Road, E11 4RD

Starts

On request

To take into account

There are no formal entry requirements for the PTLLS & CTLLS qualification. However, the nature of both the learning and assessment required for the qualification is such that candidates will need reasonable literacy skills, i.e. the ability to read and interpret written tasks, and to write answers in a legible and understandable form.

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Course programme

Course Introduction

All new teachers in the learning and skills sector (all post 16 education – including FE, adult and community learning, work-based learning, offender education) in England will be required to work towards;

‘Qualified Teacher – Learning and Skills (QTLS) status.’

The PTLLS, CTLLS and DTLLS qualification are suitable for those who work or want to work as:

*teachers/trainers/tutors in the Lifelong Learning Sector, adult and community education, providing they are qualified/experienced in the subject they intend to teach. The decision as to what constitutes appropriate entry qualifications/experience is at the discretion of the centre
* teachers/trainers/tutors in the voluntary sector
* technicians and support staff in further and adult education
* training personnel in commerce, industry, the public sector or HM Forces.

The qualification provides an introduction for those new to teaching and training or those wishing to teach or train. It is designed as a qualification which will equip a wide range of teachers/trainers/tutors and facilitators to deliver learning.

The qualification is designed to enable candidates to:

*adopt an integrated approach to the theory and practice of teaching/training and tutoring
* reflect on their own previous/current levels of experience, practice and skills, and areas for development
* identify principles of learning, teaching, assessment and evaluation
* develop communication and inter-personal skills
* develop an awareness of their professional role and responsibilities.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for the PTLLS & CTLLS qualification. However, the nature of both the learning and assessment required for the qualification is such that candidates will need reasonable literacy skills, i.e. the ability to read and interpret written tasks, and to write answers in a legible and understandable form. Candidates will also need to be able to organise written information clearly and coherently.

* Literacy and Numeracy level 2.
* All candidates must over the age of 19yrs.

For the DTLLS, in addition to the above, we will consider:

* Bachelors degree.
* Teaching experience.

Course objectives

*Are to provide a route in the field of teaching in three stages.
* It provides a body of knowledge, skills and understanding which may be used to underpin portfolio building for NVQ's in Training and Development
* Adopt an integrative approach to the theory and practice of teaching and training
* Reflect on their own experience, practice, skills and potential for development
* Build up knowledge of principles of learning, teaching, assessment and evaluation

There will be three main qualifications available for the two teaching roles:

*Level 3 and level 4 City & Guilds Award in Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector
* Level 3 and level 4 City & Guilds Certificate in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector
* Level 4 and level 5 City & Guilds Diploma in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector

You will receive a certificate for each stage.

*On completion of all the Three stages, you will have Qualified Teacher Status

The full teacher role

*This is defined by LLUK as all those entering the profession who take on the full responsibilities of a teacher in the Learning and Skills sector.

The associate teacher role

*This is defined by LLUK as carrying fewer teaching responsibilities than the full role, but the quality of teaching is expected to be of an equally high standard.

Why choose Teacher Training

*The purpose of this course is to provide a thorough preparation for post-fourteen teaching and training.
* This qualification will equip a teacher to support a wide range of learners.
* The teacher training course is nationally established as the foremost qualification for teachers in post-compulsory education and training.
* Reflect on their own experience, practice, skills and potential for development
* Apply a range of methods and techniques of teaching, learning, assessment and evaluation exploring such innovatory approaches as
may be appropriate

You will be able to:

Build knowledge of principles of learning, teaching, assessment and evaluation

Apply a range of methods and techniques of teaching, learning, assessment and evaluation exploring such innovatory approaches as may be appropriate

*Analyse your own students’ abilities, potential and learning needs
* Develop your own communication and inter-personal skills
* Design, organise and evaluate teaching and learning programmes
* Adopt an innovative approach to collecting and using a wide range of teaching and learning resources
* Develop an awareness of your professional role, the essential value systems which underpin it and the legal requirements for carrying out that role

Job Opportunities

*All candidates are required to take up teaching placements in various colleges across the UK, but mainly London. *
* Teaching placements are available in various teaching environments during and after completion of studies. *
* International students allowed to work a maximum of 20 hours per week(or current limit in accordance with immigration regulations)
* You will normally be paid monthly (usual salary approx. £15/hour or above)

Price on request