The Edexcel Level 4 Certificate in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (QCF) is a teaching qualification that prepares learners for teaching in a wide range of contexts.
These qualifications give learners the opportunity to:
This qualification does not qualify the learner to be a teach, but gives a broad range of knowledge, awareness and skills required to teach within the lifelong learning sector.
This course is delivered over 5 month period in a series of workshops. Assessment is made up of assignment, project, micro teach and peer assessments. There is a requirement for learners to undertake a minimum of 30 hours of teaching.
The BTEC Level 4 Award in Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector offers support for learners who are over 19 and want a follow on from PTLLS qualification. The couple will offer learners a more advanced level of knowledge, awareness and skill development that meets the requirements within the sector.
The course and its content is aimed at professional people, already in a teaching (as part-time or associate teacher), tutoring or in an assessing role. The mandatory units and their content are considered appropriate for the many related roles undertaken by teachers, tutors and trainers particularly in work-based learning.
By the end of this course delegates will have developed their professional capabilities to become a more self-evaluative and reflective education professional. Learners will develop their knowledge and skill in planning, resourcing, managing, assessing and evaluating learning in their specialist area.
They will learn to better manage the wide range of Lifelong Learners to be found in the sector, growing an understanding of the Lifelong Learning Sector and of how they might play an active role in its future development.
Thus, learners will build on their knowledge and experience through study at an advanced level in order to enhance their understanding of the professional role.
We use a variety of delivery and assessment methods namely:
Candidates are required to:
You will cover a vast range of topics within the lifelong learning sector.
The qualification is delivered over a 5 month period in a series of 5 workshops. Assessment is made up of assignment, project, micro teach and peer assessments. Tutor support is available throughout the programme.
*There is a requirement for learners to undertake a minimum of 30 hours teaching therefore, delegates should have access to teaching practice. If in doubt please speak to our advisors who will endeavour to help.
There is a requirement to complete a short initial assessment and submit a CV before commencement. The course tutor shall arrange a short informal interview with each potential learner to ensure that the requirements for teaching practice can be met and that CTLLS is the correct programme for them (most often a telephone discussion).
A range of assessment techniques are used including (but not limited to):
If you are representing a business this qualification can be run exclusively and tailored to suit your company's specific learning requirements and organisational needs.
Advice is available from our experienced Learning and Development Consultants.