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Certificate in Education and Training QCF Level 4

Have you ever wanted to teach? The Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training QCF (601/4416/6) qualification is the teaching qualification you now need to achieve (post September 2013) if you wish to teach within the further education/lifelong learning sector. This new Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training QCF qualification replaces the Level 4 Certificate in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (CTLLS)

The Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training QCF aims to develop practical teaching skills and prepares teachers to work in a wide range of contexts. The qualification will give you the necessary understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a teacher in relation to aspects such as:

  • Legislation
  • Equality
  • Diversity
  • Inclusivity
  • Meeting the needs of learners.

The qualification includes the use of initial and diagnostic assessments and requires you to plan and deliver inclusive teaching and learning, carry out assessments of and for learning and use resources effectively.

The qualification can meet the needs of a range of trainee teachers, including:

  • Individuals who are not currently teaching and training but who can meet the practice requirements, including the observed and assessed practice requirements, of the qualification
  • Individuals who are currently teaching and training who can meet the practice requirements, including the observed and assessed practice requirements of the qualification
  • Individuals currently working as assessors who wish to achieve a teaching qualification

You must have a minimum of 30 hours of teaching practice/experience as part of this qualification to meet the requirements above.

What can I do on completion of the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training QCF course?

Once you have your qualification you will be able to work in a number of roles as:

  • Colleges of further education
  •  Community/adult education
  • Hospitals and healthcare
  • Commercial and industrial training
  • Technical and support staff
  • Personnel in the public sector, uniformed services or HM Forces

“Fully qualified further education (FE) lecturers can earn from £23,000 to £35,000 a year. Advanced skills lecturers can earn from £35,000 to just under £40,000." - Source: National Careers Service (link to: https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/advice/planning/jobprofiles/Pages/furthereducationlecturer.aspx)

Am I required to do a placement?

As part of your course you will be required to secure a placement in a suitable environment (more advice on this can be provided by contacting the college if you are in doubt).  You must have a minimum of 30 hours of teaching practice/experience as part of this qualification to meet the requirements above. You will need to provide audio visual evidence totalling 3 hours to submit to your assessor to demonstrate your competency. These should be separate occasions to show your progression and development.

What can I do on completion of this course?

On successful completion of this course you will be able to progress onto the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (or Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (CAVA) QCF Level 3)  and then apply for QTLS through the Institute for Learning. You may be able to start work in a work or College environment.

Is there government funding available for doing this course?

Yes, there is Government funding available for doing this course...

You can choose to fund this course privately, yourself, or you could get a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan. Stonebridge has partnered with Dimensions Training Solutions, who are accountable to the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) and Ofsted, to provide this course with Government backed funding. Through Dimensions Training Solutions, you can access your 19+ Advanced Learner Loan, if you meet the criteria. The two main conditions are:

  • You need to be aged 19 or over
  • You need to be a UK citizen.

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Would a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan make any difference to my course?

Yes, when you study using this kind of funding, "Dimensions Training Solutions" deliver your course and it does offer considerably more than the same one without the 19+ funding loan.

Enhanced course content

Six Employability and Independent Learning Skills (EILS) modules are embedded in the content of your course: Maths, English, Digital Life Skills, Confidence, Resilience and Meeting Deadlines.

You can choose to study a further four: Workplace Ready, Initiative, Teamwork and Problem Solving. These are all designed to boost your personal skill level and help your career progression.

Additional personal support

A Student Support Officer (SSO) will be assigned to you, so you have a single point of contact throughout your course to support you with any admin issues.

Dimensions Training Solutions regularly update the SFA with details of study hours, and evidence of learning, in order to responsibly account for your course funding.

You will have an Individual Learning Plan with a set "finish date" and your SSO is there to encourage and help you stay on course. This is in addition to your Assessor, who assesses your work and provides personal constructive feedback.

The difference between courses funded by 19+ loan and privately funded courses when you enrol from the Stonebridge website
Features Course funded
by 19+ Advanced
Learner Loan
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Personal Student Support Officer assigned to you
Personal Assessor Support assigned to you
Automatic embedding of 6 key Employability and Independent Learning Skills (EILS) in course
10 EILS available
Course delivered by Dimensions Training Solutions
Course delivered by Stonebridge Associated Colleges
Individual Learning Plan with a set "finish date"
Flexible deadline to finish your course
Online study delivery
Postal study delivery
Payment in full or in instalments while you study
Eligibility requirement for loan
Nothing to pay until course is finished and you earn over £21,000 pa.

Courses on the Stonebridge website funded by 19+ Advanced Learner Loans are delivered by Dimensions Training Solutions

Dimensions Training Solutions are rated "Good" by Ofsted

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Online Study - You can enrol today and pay much, much later

When you study online you can quickly access your course material online and submit all of your question papers to your tutor online, using your unique student account. You have access to all of your course material immediately, and when you submit question papers, your tutor sends you an email containing your results and feedback.

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