Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS)
Days: 6 | Time: 9.30am - 4pm | Location: Neptune House, Ilford | Fee: £500 + VAT.
This qualification provides an introduction to teaching as a first step towards Qualified or Associate status, and is the minimum threshold licence to teach for everyone who has an element of teaching in their role. The Award is aimed at candidates who: would like (or require) an introduction to teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector; anyone seeking career progression within their area of work; those who wish to progress towards ATLS or QTLS status or those who teach on a one-to-one or group basis. PTLLS units include:
- understand own role, responsibilities and boundaries of role in relation to teaching
- understand teaching and learning approaches in the specialist area
- demonstrate session planning skills
- understand how to deliver inclusive sessions which motivate learners
- understand the use of different assessment methods and the need for record keeping
- candidates must undertake a minimum of 30 minutes micro-teaching or teaching practice.
Certificate in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (CTLLS)
Half days: 20 | Time: 9.30am – 1pm | Location: Neptune House, Ilford | Fee: £900 + VAT.
This qualification is ideal for those whose job role or career aspirations are to teach in an ‘associate role’. It fulfils the qualification requirement for all new entrants aiming to achieve Associate Learning and Skills (ATLS) status. It also offers progression to the Level 5 Diploma in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (DTLLS). CTLLS units include:
- preparing to teach in the lifelong learning sector (core unit)
- planning and enabling learning (core unit)
- principles and practice of assessment (core unit)
- equality and diversity (optional unit)
- preparing for the coaching role (optional unit)
- preparing for the mentoring role (optional unit)
- delivering employability skills (optional unit)
- evaluating learning programmes (optional unit)
Candidates must undertake 30 hours teaching practice, observed for a minimum of three hours over three occasions. Candidates must also complete two assignments, one theory and one practical, for each of the mandatory and chosen optional units.