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Teach/train in a specialist area and/or for those already teaching to gain a nationally recognised teaching qualification

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Certificate in Education and Training (CET) Level 4 Professional Teacher Training Course

The Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training is a first stage teaching qualification designed for those who aspire to teach/train in their specialist area and/or for those already teaching who wish to gain a nationally recognised teaching qualification. This course is a nationally recognised qualification with Training Qualifications UK (TQUK), who are an Ofqual recognised Awarding organisation.


The Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training will enable learners to work in a teaching role and progress on to a broader teaching qualification.


This qualification replaces the old CTLLS course.


Please watch our short introduction video below - Click Here to watch and see what to expect from this course and to learn more

We also have some High quality video clips which can be accessed online 24 hours a day helps to make this course easy to learn, due to fantastic visual aids.


You will receive a fantastic manual and also some helpful high quality video clips too which are easy to access online.
This helps to make this course easy to learn, due to fantastic visual aids.

PLEASE NOTE - Sadly we are unable to take people from the USA and Canada for online courses due to restrictions in insurance cover for schools in the UK - however all other countries are accepted.


Who is this qualification for?


The Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training is a qualification designed to enable learners to develop practical teaching skills. It is suitable for:
• Those who work or who want to work as teachers/trainers in the further education and skills sector.
• Those who have just started a teaching/training role.
• Those who are seeking career progression in their area of work,
• Those who work with learners on a one-to-one basis
• Those who teach in industry
• Assessors who want to achieve a teaching/training qualification
• Those who have completed the introduction to training qualifications (e.g. Level 3 Award in Education and Training) You do not have to have completed this to do the course however.


The qualification is suitable for those delivering/wanting to deliver education and training in any learning environment.

Course Times

Join the thousands of students we train each year, we have a long term proven history and our feedback speaks for itself. We also look forward hearing how you get on once you have completed a course with us.

We love what we do and have passionate knowledgeable tutors who very much look forward to welcoming you on a course with them soon.

Course Accredited by the following bodies:

Accredited Certified Insurable Online Course
Price £795.00

Why Book with us?

We are an award winning school, Number One Training School (out of over 80 schools) in the Beauty Industry Survey - By The Guild of Beauty and Holistic Therapists.

And Voted The Guild Awards of Excellence 'Best Training School' by students and won mulitple years in a row! We maintain high standards and are proud of our team of passionate and caring tutors.

When you book with us you have peace of mind we have a proven track record - established in 1998 and accredited by the top professional bodies.


Is this the right teaching qualification for me?


The Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training will enable you to work in a teaching role and progress on to a broader teaching qualification. This qualification is suitable for trainee teachers, those experienced in a teaching role and those working as assessors who wish to gain a teaching qualification.


Learners who successfully complete this qualification will have a fundamental understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a teacher/trainer in relation to legislation, equality, diversity, inclusivity and meeting the needs of learners. They will be able to use initial and diagnostic assessments and plan and deliver inclusive teaching and learning. They will also be able to assess learning and use appropriate resources to support effective learning.



Course Requirements


There are no formal prerequisite qualifications that you must have prior to undertaking this qualification, however the following is advisable:


• You have a good level of written and spoken English in order to write assignments and carry out teaching practice
• You have a good level of Numeracy understanding
• You are IT literate, as most of the course requires the use of IT
• You have access to a computer, printer, scanner, phone and the internet


You do however need:


• Access to 30 hours teaching practice - You should secure your 30 hours teaching practice before booking the course.
• To be at least 19 years of age



Course Overview


The course covers preparation, planning and evaluation skills and techniques. Learners will also gain teaching delivery skills and participate in teaching. The course is aimed at getting learners to reflect and evaluate their teaching role and develop their teaching skills further.
The 6 units must be completed to make up 36 credits. These will be fully explained and resourced through our e-learning platform, so that students can then complete their assignments/evidence pieces at their own convenience. There will also be 3 one-hour lesson observations. So in general the course comprises of around 6 assignments, 30 hours teaching practice and 3 assessed observations:


By the end of the course you will be able to:


• Understand roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training
• Learn to plan to meet the needs of learners in education and training
• Develop skills to deliver education and training
• Assess learners in education and training
• Use resources for education and training
• Understand how to plan and deliver inclusive sessions
• Understand effective teaching practices

You will be supported throughout to ensure that you are able to provide evidence that you have met all the learning outcomes required for this course. This will include:


• Assignments: to evidence the knowledge based criteria. You will have full support and mentoring from your tutor
• Practice Requirements: there is a requirement for a minimum of 30 hours of teaching practice for this qualification. Teaching hours and lesson observations will be carried out at your chosen place (e.g. private training provider, School, College etc.) with your mentor observing you. You will need to arrange this but we can support you with how to do this.

• Observation Requirements: there is a requirement for a minimum of three observations of practice. We can do your observations in person or via video link if you do not have a qualified person in your workplace to do this for you.
An example of work you will need to complete for the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training is: 30 hours of teaching practice (teaching you have done 3 months prior to starting the course may be taken into account), 3 lesson observations (with lesson plans) and some assignments.


You will be fully guided and supported by your tutor on the work you will need to carry out to complete this qualification.



How long does this course take to complete?


The Total Qualification Time (as set out by TQUK) is 360 hours. This course is a distance learning course and so can be completed at your own convenience. You will be fully guided and supported by your own personal tutor and you have up to a year to complete the course.



Course Accreditation


This course is approved and regulated by TQUK. TQUK are an Ofqual recognised Awarding organisation, providing a wide range of vocational qualifications to FE Colleges and private training providers.
As an Ofqual recognised Awarding organisation, all of TQUK's qualifications are guaranteed to conform to a high standard.


This qualification has been mapped to the relevant Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS), National Occupational Standards (NOS), and sits on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF)
On successful completion of this course, you will achieve the Ofqual recognised, Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training.


What could this qualification lead to?


You can progress from the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training directly into employment as a teacher in the further education sector.


On completion of this qualification you may choose to undertake further study; qualifications you could progress to include:


-Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (DET)


These qualifications can help you to progress in teaching or training in a wide range of organisations in the lifelong learning sector. These include:


- Public sector organisations
- Private sector organisations
- Further Education, Adult and Community Education



Can I pay for the course in instalments?


Yes, you will be instructed of payment method and options in the course confirmation that will be emailed out to you upon booking your course.


Will I have help during the course?


Yes, you will be provided with the information for your tutor in your course confirmation and welcome email. Your tutor will be there to support and guide you throughout the duration of your course.


Where does the training take place?


This is a distance learning course and so will take place in the comfort of your own home and in your chosen training school. All material for your qualification will be uploaded to an e-learning platform. This can be accessed from anywhere, provided you have access to the internet. However, your 30 teaching hours and lesson observations will be held at your chosen place.



Do I need to attend anywhere to complete this course?


No. This is a distance learning course and so can be completed at your convenience, in the comfort of your own home. You will be fully supported by your tutor through all the assignments. However, your 30 teaching hours and lesson observations will be held at your chosen place.


Where can I do my teaching hours and lesson observations?


You will need to contact a private training provider, local School or College (for example) to see if you can help support their classes and gain your teaching hours and lesson observations. Teachers are often more than happy to have trainee teachers supporting their classes. Your tutor can help you with any information you need prior to making contact.


What if I cancel my course, will I get a refund?


Please refer to Gateway Workshops full T&C’s
https://www.gatewayworkshops.co.uk/information/tandcs/


Is the course regulated and professionally recognised?


Yes, this course is approved, professionally recognised and regulated by TQUK, who are an Ofqual recognised Awarding organisation. This qualification has also been mapped to the relevant Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS), National Occupational Standards (NOS), and sits on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF)


On completion of this course, you will achieve the Ofqual recognised, Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training.


Can I continue teacher training courses with you and the same tutor?


Yes, we offer the Level 3, 4 and 5 teacher training courses and all of these are taught by the same tutor. We strongly advise students complete level 3 and/or 4 and level 5 in order to have a successful career in teaching.



Where will I be able to seek employment after completing the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training?


This qualification will entitle you to seek employment as a teacher or trainer in the public or private sector organisations or further, adult or community education.


98' to present date
© Gateway Workshops, students are not authorised to teach this course unless through Gateway. This is a therapist course only, information is copyright and to be used with their clients only and not taught to others.


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Course Requirements

To complete this course learners need to have access to 30 hours of teaching practice and be at least 19 years of age.

So, if you are already teaching then this is great, but if you are not then this course is still for you, you just need to contact local training providers/further education colleges to enquire about whether you can complete 30 hours of teaching practice with them. You should secure your 30 hours teaching practice before booking the course.

Regarding education, there are no formal prerequisite qualifications that you must have prior to undertaking this qualification, however the following is advisable:


• You have a good level of written and spoken English in order to write assignments and use the course material
• You have a good level of Numeracy understanding
• You are IT literate, as most of the course requires the use of IT
• You have access to a computer, printer, scanner, phone and the internet

So, in summary, you need to have the following to book onto this Level 4 course:

• Access to 30 hours teaching practice
• To be at least 19 years of age


Accreditation

This course is approved and regulated by Training Qualifications UK (TQUK). TQUK are an Ofqual recognised Awarding organisation, providing a wide range of vocational qualifications to FE Colleges and private training providers.


As an Ofqual recognised Awarding organisation, all of TQUK's qualifications are guaranteed to conform to a high standard.


This qualification has been mapped to the relevant Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS), National Occupational Standards (NOS), and sits on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF)


On successful completion of this course, you will achieve the Ofqual recognised, Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training.


(There is no mention of the mode of study on your certificate – a classroom-based course and the distance learning course are exactly the same in terms of qualification)


 

Our Extra Gifts to You!

You will get a complimentary Anatomy and Physiology manual as our gift to you - worth £10!
This is given to you when you sign up for a course as an e-manual, via a link in your course confirmation.

You do NOT have to read this before your course, it is for later reference if you need it.

It is an extra manual to save you having to buy Anatomy and Physiology books later saving you money.

We also send you the Gateway therapist accounts package after you have completed a course with us - complimentary worth £10!


Who do we train?

Every year we train thousands of therapists, from Champneys Health Resort, large professional salons like Dior, leading hotels like the Mandarin Oriental Spa at the Knightsbridge 5 star hotel, the Sanctuary, John Lewis Spa, Bobbi Brown, Channel 4 as well as training therapists and complete beginners who come to us at one of our many venues.


Course Accreditations

This course is insurable and accredited by the professional body, TQUK.

For more information, see Accreditation & Entry Requirements information tab above

Certifications/Qualifications Attained

Ofqual recognised Level 4 Award in Education and Training

RQF Regulated, Ofqual recognised and insurable course

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