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York College

Who is this course aimed at?

This course is aimed for learners who wish to develop their skills and aid progression into teaching. It will help develop practical skills as well as knowledge of working in a variety of contexts.


The course covers areas such as:

  • Understanding roles and responsibilities
  • Delivery of education and Training
  • Using Resources
  • Assessing learners in Education and training
  • Planning to meet the needs of learners
  • Action learning to support development of subject specific pedagogy

Entry Requirements

Learners must have GCSE English, ICT and Maths at GCSE or equivalent Grade 4 (C).

If learners do not hold the above then an initial assessment must be taken.

Learners must be able to undertake 30 hours’ worth of teaching practice during the course. This is the learner’s responsibility to find their own placement.

Dates and Times

15th January 2020 - 24th June 2020

Time: 5.30pm - 9.00pm

Day: Wednesdays

Course Length

19 weeks.

Course Content

Learners will develop their own teaching/training skills in their own area of expertise.

Teaching Method(s)

The course is classroom based for knowledge as well as 30 hours of practical experience.

Exams and Assessments

Learners will develop a portfolio of evidence as well as having 3 observations on practical skills.


NCFE Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training.


After successful completion of this course learners may progress on to Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training or Level 5 Certificate in Education (bridging course is required).

Course Fees


Contact Us

If you have any questions about this course or any aspects of studying at York College please email or call (01904) 770770.

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this webpage, the content is subject to change where necessary.



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