Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training
October 6 - December 31€950
The Certificate in Education and Training is a qualification designed to enable you to develop practical teaching skills. This qualification has been mapped to the relevant National Occupational Standards and is accredited on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) and QQI Ireland.
This course is suitable for those who wish to begin a career in teaching in Beauty, Hairdressing or Barbering. Our course is very different to other teaching courses as the emphasis is on the practical elements of teaching. This course will enable you to design and teach courses in your area of expertise.
Where does the training take place?
Theory through online tutorials and 3 days classroom based. Learners will prepare for their teaching practice sessions in the classroom and will be assessed by your tutor during their work placement. All material for your qualification will be uploaded to an E Learning platform. This can be accessed from anywhere. All assignments and teaching observations will be submitted through E portfolio.
Once payment has been made, instructions will be sent on how to access the course online. Learners must have a certain amount of tutorials and assignments completed before the classroom based training. Please note no refunds can be made once the online material has been accessed.
There are no formal pre requisite qualifications that you must have prior to undertaking this qualification. You must have relevant qualifications and commercial experience in the area you wish to teach.
Learners must be computer efficient as the assessment material must be submitted through online portfolio.
Unit 1: Delivering Education and Training
The aim of this unit is to enable you to use inclusive teaching and learning approaches in accordance with internal processes and external requirements, to communicate with learners and to evaluate own delivery practice. You will gain an understanding of how technology can enhance teaching and learning and covers expectations in relation to the minimum core in delivering inclusive teaching and learning.
Unit 2 – Understand Roles, Responsibilities & Relationships in Education & Training
The aim of this unit is to enable you to understand the role and responsibilities of a teacher in education and training and the relationship between different professionals within education and training.
Unit 3: Assessing Learners in Education and Training
The aim of the unit is to enable you to use types and methods of assessment, to conduct and record assessment in accordance with internal and external processes and requirements and to evaluate your own assessment practice. You will cover the expectations in relation to the minimum core in assessing learners in lifelong learning.
Unit 4: Manage Learning and Development
The aim of this unit is to enable you to manage learning and development in groups. You are expected to understand the use of a variety of management methods, for example motivational strategies, behaviour management, provision of advice as well as deliver strategies to facilitate learning. You are also expected to involve learners within groups in the learning and development process.
Unit 5: Teaching in a Specialist Area
The unit aims to develop your knowledge and skills in relation to teaching in a specialist area. The specialist area may be a vocational or subject area. It includes consideration of the aims and philosophy of education and training in a specialist area and the aims and structure of key sector qualifications. It also includes curriculum issues, inclusive teaching and learning, and evaluating and improving your own practice in a specialist area.
Unit 6 – Planning to Meet the Needs of the Learners
You will be able to agree individual learning goals with your learners, to plan inclusive learning and teaching approaches in accordance with internal processes and external requirements and to evaluate your own practice in planning teaching and learning.
- Powerpoint presentation
- Practical demonstration in chosen area
- Assessment of learners
- Teaching Practice – 30 hours (15 hours teaching + 15 hours observing qualified tutor)
You can progress directly into employment as a teacher in the further education sector
On completion you may choose to undertake further study:
- Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement – graduates of the Level 4 Teaching course will be awarded exemptions towards this course (Reduced price €350)
- Level 4 Certificate in Leading Internal Quality Assurance
- Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training
Duration: Completed in a 6 month period
3 Days Classroom based
Candidates must enrol before 15th September and submit Unit 1 assignment before the 6th October. If the deadline is missed you will need to wait for the next course.
Day One: Saturday 6th October 10-4
Day Two: Saturday 3rd November 10 -4
Day Three: Sunday 2nd December 10- 1
Theory through online tutorials and classroom based. Learners will prepare for their practical observations in the classroom and will be assessed during their work placement. All assignments and portfolio work will be submitted through online portfolio.
Course Fees: €950
Fees must be paid in full on enrolment. Access to online tutorials will be sent on payment.