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£450.00 Course symbols: N I IA Q
The University accredited 20 credit Introductory Award is for those new to the teaching or training sector - no teaching or training hours are required to undertake this programme of study. Learn about roles, responsibilities and relationships in lifelong learning, inclusive learning & teaching and the principles of assessment.
Stay in the class and continue on to the full 2 year Diploma if you decide you would like to pursue a career in teaching.
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All candidates must have a good command of spoken and written English and be able and prepared to work towards achievement of skills in ICT, Literacy and Numeracy at Level 2.
• To apply, students must complete both an online Canterbury Christ Church online application form and a College enrolment form before the start of the course.
• Candidates must hold a subject qualification or acceptable specialist evidence of skills and knowledge equivalent to at least NVQ Level 3.
* Initial Assessments *
• Before enrolling you are required to complete an assessment in Maths and English at the college. This will help us ensure that the course is suitable for you and that you have the right English and Maths skills to enjoy the course and succeed.
• To help you, have a look at these online resources before you come to college to take the assessment.
* Initial Assessments *
What you will learn
This comprises one mandatory unit which will include:
• Roles, responsibilities and boundaries in relation to teaching
• Using and evaluating appropriate teaching and learning approaches and resources in a specialist area
• Session planning and delivery which motivates inclusive learning
• Using a range of communication skills to deliver inclusive and differentiated sessions which motivate learners
• Planning and delivering structured, inclusive learning activities, having identified learning needs.
How you will learn on this course
This is a professional teaching qualification and the course requires active participation. Learners will be provided with all the necessary materials to complete the programme and will have the opportunity to work through a series of reflective activities designed to reinforce the learning process and test their knowledge. The learning materials also include assessment, which allows learners to complete an electronic portfolio of evidence and demonstrates achievement of all learning outcomes associated with the unit.
How you will be assessed on this course
The qualification will provide you with the basic skills to plan teach and evaluate teaching/training sessions.
Qualification and exam information (only for courses leading to a qualification)
This course will be delivered via an electronic portfolio of work.
What you will be expected to do outside your lesson time
As this is a professional course leading to a professional qualification you will be expected to complete homework and work towards an assignment and other asessment tasks.
What you need for your course
No additional costs. At the start of the course, we will inform you of the date of an Open Day at Canterbury Christ Church University specifically for DET students studying at partner Colleges. It is advisable to attend this as you are a student of Canterbury Christ Church University.
What you need to bring to the first class
Notebook and pen.
What you can do next
You have the option of continuing straight onto the level 4 Certification in Education and Training, or the full 2 year Diploma in Education & Training, where you may accredit the first Unit of the Award ‘Introduction to Teachng and Learning ‘. You will need teaching hours to continue on to the full Year 1 DET course.
The full DET 2 year course (the Award is the first term) will need 40 teaching hours in Year 1 and 60 teaching hours in year 2.
English/Maths/ICT qualifications at Level 2. If you continue to do the full 2 year DET, and proceed afterwards to gain QTLS status, you will need to have Level 2 English/Maths/ICT.
Do you need to bring your qualifications up to date in Maths, English or ICT? – look at our Functional Skills English, Maths, GCSE and ICT course offer. We also offer courses and one to one training on iPads/tablets, iPhones and laptops.
At the beginning of the course, you will have an induction to the College and the course. Your tutor may ask you to complete an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) and agree your personal learning goals.
This paperwork is a requirement of the College’s Quality Improvement Programme.
5 Brampton Road,
Kent DA7 4EZ
Nearest Train Station: Bexleyheath.
Buses: 89, 96, B16, B15, B14, B12, 422
Car park available onsite. Please note car parking spaces cannot be guaranteed.
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