Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (Post-16 Education and Training)(Part Time)

This Level 6 course is appropriate for the post-16 education and training sector. An honours degree (2:2) is required for entry to the programme. This course will help you to develop your teaching skills, reflect on current ideas about education and training, and creatively explore the professional opportunities open to you. You will gain a professional qualification in further, higher or adult education and training.

It is offered to those currently in teaching as a part-time (two year) course. You should be in paid employment as a trainer or teacher, and you will be required to complete a minimum of 100 hours of relevant current group teaching or over two years of the course.

The course combines lectures, seminars and work experience to provide you with a conceptual and practical understanding of how to influence the quality of teaching, learning and assessment across multiple contexts in the post-16 sector. You will learn alongside other teaching professionals and acquire adult learning theory which will be applied to your own practice.

You will be able to train to teach in any subject area, including Mathematics, English or SEN.

Bursaries are available for eligible applicants for the following subjects on a first come, first served basis:

Mathematics - £26,000 available per person

Science (including Biology, Chemistry, and/or Physics) -  £26,000 available per person

Engineering (and/or manufacturing) -  £26,000 available per person

Computing - £26,000 available per person

SEN - £15,000 available per person

English - £12,000 available per person

For more information regarding the bursaries please click here.

This course is validated by The Open University

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pound symbol iconFee £3,975 (per academic year)
map pin iconLocation University Centre
calendar iconStart Date September 2021
timer iconDuration 2 years Part Time
level iconCourse Code 72647-10
clock iconStudy Mode Part Time