Post Graduate Certificate in Education (Education & Training) Awarded by UCLan

16168W0 | Parsons Walk Centre, Wigan
Start Date | 15/09/2020
Time/Day | 10:00 - 15:45 TUESDAY / THURSDAY

Is this course for me?

This qualification is required for those who wish to teach in the post compulsory learning and skills sector. The learning and education sector encompasses further education colleges, sixth forms, adult and community learning, the National Health Service and private sector training organisations, providing many teaching opportunities in the UK. Successful PGCE applicants may undertake their teaching practice at Wigan & Leigh College.

What will I study?

Modules include: Preparation for Education and Training; Curriculum Design & Assessment; Teaching, Learning and Assessment; Developing Teaching, Learning and Assessment, Action Research; Wider Perspectives in Education and Training; Teaching Practice(150 hours over the course duration).

How long is the course?

Full-time for one academic year. You will undertake two days in class and two days on your trainee teacher placement.

How will I be assessed?

The PGCE is assessed through a variety of methods including assignment writing, presentations and observations. You will also be required to keep a reflective portfolio to submit at the end of the programme.

What qualifications do I need?

5 GCSEs grade C4and above; a degree related to the subject that you want to teach; 150 hours of teaching placement and a satisfactory DBS. Other qualifications or experience may apply. See UCLan's Accreditation of Prior Learning Scheme. Students must

What can I progress onto?

Previous students have progressed to teaching in a variety of positions within the education and training sector. Trainee teachers have also gone on to complete the Med (Masters in Education) at UCLan.

Other Information

You will need to complete 150 hours of teaching practice over the duration of the course. You will need to arrange your own teaching placement and have a clear DBS and good references.

Course Fees

£7500

Higher Education Teaching Professionals

Higher education teaching professionals deliver lectures and teach students to at least first degree level, undertake research and write journal articles and books in their chosen field of study.

Requirements: Level 5 NVQ; Masters

Opportunities

3.95%
RISE in employment in 5 years

What could you earn

£35,942
Entry
£61,214
Median
£94,474
Potential

Typical Tasks

  • Undertakes research, writes articles and books and attends conferences and other meetings.
  • Directs the work of postgraduate students.
  • Participates in decision making processes regarding curricula, budgetary, departmental and other matters.
  • Provides pastoral care or guidance to students.
  • Advises students on academic matters and encourages independent research.
  • Prepares, administers and marks examinations, essays and other assignments.
  • Prepares, delivers and directs lectures, seminars and tutorials.
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Further Education Teaching Professionals

Further education teaching professionals supervise and teach trade, technical, commercial, adult education, secondary and post-secondary courses to students beyond minimum school leaving age.

Requirements: Level 5 NVQ; Masters

Opportunities

1.31%
RISE in employment in 5 years

What could you earn

£28,662
Entry
£48,006
Median
£71,926
Potential

Typical Tasks

  • Liaises with other professional and commercial organisations to review course content.
  • Assists with the administration of teaching and the arranging of timetables.
  • Arranges instructional visits and periods of employment experience for students.
  • Prepares, administers and marks examinations, essays and other assignments.
  • Prepares, delivers and directs lectures, seminars and tutorials.
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Secondary Education Teaching Professionals

Secondary (and middle school deemed secondary) education teaching professionals plan, organise and provide instruction in one or more subjects, including physical education and diversionary activities, within a prescribed curriculum in a secondary or secondary/ middle school.

Requirements: Level 5 NVQ; Masters

Opportunities

1.75%
RISE in employment in 5 years

What could you earn

£32,490
Entry
£55,536
Median
£81,141
Potential

Typical Tasks

  • Assists with or plans and develops curriculum and rota of teaching duties.
  • Discusses progress with student, parents and/or other education professionals.
  • Supervises teaching assistants and trainees.
  • Undertakes pastoral duties.
  • Supervises any practical work and maintains classroom discipline.
  • Maintains records of students.
  • Prepares students for external examinations and administers and invigilates these examinations.
  • Prepares, assigns and corrects exercises and examinations to record and evaluate students.
  • Prepares and delivers courses and lessons in accordance with curriculum requirements and teaches one or more subjects.

Knowledge

Education and Training English Language Psychology Clerical Sociology and Anthropology Mathematics Computers and Electronics Customer and Personal Service

Skills

Learning Strategies Monitoring Active Learning Speaking Active Listening Reading Comprehension Critical Thinking Writing Mathematics
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Primary and Nursery Education Teaching Professionals

Primary (and middle school deemed primary) and nursery education teaching professionals plan, organise and provide instruction to children at all levels up to the age of entry into secondary education.

Requirements: Honours, Bachelor's degree

Opportunities

1.83%
RISE in employment in 5 years

What could you earn

£29,182
Entry
£50,586
Median
£74,110
Potential

Typical Tasks

  • Assists with or plans and develops curriculum and rota of teaching duties.
  • Discusses progress with student, parents and/or other education professionals.
  • Supervises teaching assistants and trainees.
  • Undertakes pastoral duties.
  • Teaches simple songs and rhymes, reads stories and organises various activities to promote language, social and physical development.
  • Supervises students and maintains classroom discipline.
  • Maintains records of students.
  • Prepares students for external examinations and administers and invigilates these examinations.
  • Prepares, assigns and corrects exercises and examinations to record and evaluate students.
  • Prepares and delivers courses and lessons in accordance with curriculum requirements and teaches a range of subjects.

Knowledge

English Language Education and Training Psychology Computers and Electronics Mathematics Clerical Customer and Personal Service Sociology and Anthropology Public Safety and Security Administration and Management

Skills

Learning Strategies Monitoring Reading Comprehension Speaking Active Learning Active Listening Writing Critical Thinking Mathematics Science
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Special Needs Education Teaching Professionals

Special needs education teaching professionals organise and provide instruction at a variety of different levels to children who have emotional, behavioural or learning difficulties or physical disabilities. These professionals may also work with exceptionally gifted pupils.

Requirements: Honours, Bachelor's degree

Opportunities

1.61%
RISE in employment in 5 years

What could you earn

£24,211
Entry
£46,301
Median
£69,264
Potential

Typical Tasks

  • Discusses student.
  • Updates and maintains students.
  • Liaises with other professionals, such as social workers, speech and language therapists and educational psychologists.
  • Supervises students in classroom and maintains discipline.
  • Prepares, assigns and corrects exercises to record and evaluate students progress.
  • Encourages the student to develop self-help skills to circumvent the limitations imposed by their disability.
  • Develops and adapts conventional teaching methods to meet the individual student.
  • Gives instruction, using techniques appropriate to the student.
  • Assesses student.
  • Creates a safe, stimulating and supportive learning environment for students.

Knowledge

Education and Training Psychology English Language Customer and Personal Service Therapy and Counselling Mathematics Computers and Electronics Clerical

Skills

Learning Strategies Monitoring Active Listening Reading Comprehension Speaking Writing Active Learning Critical Thinking Mathematics
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Senior Professionals of Educational Establishments

Job holders in this unit group plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the administration, support systems and activities that facilitate the effective running of a university, college or other educational establishment.

Requirements: Honours, Bachelor's degree

Opportunities

2.59%
RISE in employment in 5 years

What could you earn

£34,008
Entry
£64,272
Median
£97,656
Potential

Typical Tasks

  • Coordinates and maintains quality assurance procedures.
  • Assists with recruitment, public relations and marketing activities.
  • Arranges for the preparation and publication of syllabuses and other official documents.
  • Organises examinations, necessary invigilations and any security procedures required.
  • Drafts and interprets regulations and deals with queries and complaints procedures.
  • Acts as secretary to statutory and other bodies/committees associated with the educational establishment.
  • Controls administrative aspects of student admission, registration and graduation.
  • Leads or contributes to decision making processes regarding curricula, budgetary, disciplinary and other matters.
  • Provides administrative support to the academic team.
  • Arranges for evaluation of management, accounting, information storage and retrieval and other facilities.
  • Considers staffing, financial, material and other short- and long-term needs.

Knowledge

Education and Training English Language Customer and Personal Service Administration and Management Personnel and Human Resources Clerical Psychology Computers and Electronics Mathematics Sociology and Anthropology Law and Government Communications and Media

Skills

Monitoring Active Listening Reading Comprehension Writing Critical Thinking Active Learning Learning Strategies Speaking Mathematics
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Education Advisers and School Inspectors

Education advisers and school inspectors plan, organise and direct the educational activities and resources in a local authority education area, and undertake inspections of schools and other training establishments excluding universities.

Requirements: Honours, Bachelor's degree

Opportunities

2.34%
RISE in employment in 5 years

What could you earn

£23,462
Entry
£43,971
Median
£68,931
Potential

Typical Tasks

  • Prepares reports on schools concerning teaching standards, educational standards being achieved, the spiritual, moral and social development of pupils, resource management etc.
  • Observes teaching, assesses learning level and discusses any apparent faults with teachers, heads of department and head teachers.
  • Arranges for the provision of school medical and meals services.
  • Verifies that school buildings are adequately maintained.
  • Appoints and controls teaching staff.
  • Plans and advises on the provision of special schools for children with physical or learning disabilities.
  • Advises on all aspects of education and ensures that all statutory educational requirements are being met.

Knowledge

Education and Training Customer and Personal Service English Language Personnel and Human Resources Administration and Management Psychology Therapy and Counselling Mathematics Clerical Computers and Electronics Public Safety and Security Law and Government Sociology and Anthropology Communications and Media

Skills

Learning Strategies Monitoring Active Listening Active Learning Critical Thinking Reading Comprehension Speaking Writing Mathematics
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Teaching and Other Educational Professionals n.e.c.

Job holders in this unit group perform a variety of other education and teaching occupations not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 231: Teaching and Educational Professionals.

Requirements: Honours, Bachelor's degree

Opportunities

2.27%
RISE in employment in 5 years

What could you earn

£19,906
Entry
£36,234
Median
£58,282
Potential

Typical Tasks

  • Teaches English as a foreign language and assists in the tuition of foreign languages.
  • Provides private academic, vocational and other instruction to individuals or groups.
  • Co-ordinates the activities of private music and dancing schools, training centres and similar establishments.
  • Designs and implements methods of assessing the performance of students, co-ordinates and undertakes the evaluation of assessments and awards grades of merit based upon performance.
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