The qualification can meet the needs of a range of trainee teachers and trainers, including individuals not currently teaching and training but who meet the practice requirements, those currently teaching and training (including those who have just begun teaching and training) and individuals currently working as assessors who wish to achieve a teaching qualification. All students must meet the practice requirements, including the observed and assessed practice, of the qualification.
The course will give students the opportunity to gain a wide range of education and teaching knowledge tied to practical skills gained through research, independent study, directed study and workplace scenarios. Students will gain specialist knowledge, employability, and transferable skills to further their career prospects.
This qualification can be used as a starting point to work towards various professional memberships and students will have the skills and knowledge to progress and gain credits against the standards of bachelor degrees in higher education institutions.