Learners will be required to undertake a
minimum of 100 hours teaching practice. This time falls
into non-contact hours within the programme, and excludes
micro-teaching or teaching practice completed as part of the Award in
Education and Training.
Learners who have previously completed Level 4
Certificate in Education and Training or a Level 4 Certificate in Teaching
in the Lifelong Learning Sector, can use 20 hours of practice and two hours
of observed and assessed practice towards meeting the overall practice
Observed and assessed practice
There must be a
minimum of eight observations totalling a minimum of eight hours
(this excludes any
observed practice completed as part of the Level 3
Award in Education
and Training (QCF)). Any single observation must be a
minimum of half an hour. It is expected
that most observations would be a minimum of one hour.
Teaching observation excludes observed
practice completed as part of the Award or Certificate in Education and
Training but can include two hours of observed and assessed practice
towards meeting the overall practice requirements.
Teaching practice portfolio
Learners will be required to keep one teaching
practice portfolio across the full programme. The portfolio should be a
concise log of teaching practice undertaken and should include a log
of 100 hours teaching practice and evidence relating to the learners,
session planning, delivery and evaluation. It will include at least eight
observations of teaching by the course team.
Reflective learning journal
Learners will be required to write a reflective
learning journal from the commencement of the programme, which will
encompasses their own learning and teaching practice. It is expected
that the journal provides the basis for meeting the required assessment
outcomes. Only one reflective learning journal is required across the full
For course costs and dates please contact us direct.
Onsite training offered:
If you have several employees needing the same course, we can come to you. This makes a cost effective alternative and allows training to be specific to your work environment. Discount given for groups.