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

This full-time course aims to provide a fully immersive teaching experience by giving you access to employment and professional development opportunities in the Education and Training sector. The focus on learning through immersion and experience will provide you with greater exposure to the nature of learners and study programmes within the sector. An honours degree (2:2) is required for entry to the programme.

You will achieve a sound conceptual and practical understanding of how to influence the quality of teaching, learning and assessment across the multiple contexts in the post-14 sector. Through innovative teaching and learning strategies such as collaborative teaching and in-the-moment coaching, the course aims to model practices that trainees can enact in classrooms across different curricula and changing contexts in the sector.

You will be required to complete a placement of 100 hours (at least 50 hours in any one semester).

At the end of the course, you will have the 120 credits that you need to teach post-14 year olds in the Education and Training sector.

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

pound symbol iconFee £7,950 (per academic year)
map pin iconLocation University Centre
calendar iconStart Date September 2021
timer iconDuration 1 year
level iconCourse Code 72651-10
clock iconStudy Mode Full Time