Below are the sessions that are available for this course.
Week Starting: 16 September 2020
Duration: 1 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 30
Hours per Week: 4
Total Hours: 120
Places Available: 16
Course Coordinator: Colin.Swift@swc.ac.uk
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This programme will provide Learners with an understanding of the roles and responsibilities in education and training and the principles of assessment in education and training. It will also provide Learners with an understanding of inclusive learning and teaching and of the approaches used to facilitate inclusive learning. **It is important to note that this qualification does not confer teacher recognition status in Northern Ireland.
During your course you may be required to purchase course text books and incur additional costs for printing, photocopying and binding. The overall additional costs incurred to support your studies may be in the region of £250 per year.
Learners will study a range of modules including the following mandatory modules: Understanding Roles; Responsibilities and Relationships in Education and Training; Planning to Meet the Needs of Learners in Education and Training; Delivering Education and Training; Assessing Learners in Education and Training; and Using Resources for Education and Training. Learners must also complete three additional modules.
Learners will be required to complete a portfolio of evidence for each unit of study. In addition, Learners must complete 30 hours of teaching practice with opportunities for reflection and feedback.
Learners may progress onto the Ulster University CIT qualification if they have the required teaching hours/practice.
City and Guilds, the awarding body, does not set entry requirements for this qualification, however, all Learners must be interviewed by the Course Director who will ensure they have the potential and opportunity to achieve the qualification. All Learners must be 19 or over.International students must meet the general entrance requirements for admission to any College First Degree, Foundation Degree or Higher National Diploma. English language requirements for international applicants is Academic IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5. Trinity ISE – Pass at Level 3 also meets this requirement for Tier 4 visa purposes.