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About the Course
  • Merthyr
  • 01 September 2022
  • Business and Management
  • Part Time
Course Outline

The Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) and Professional Certificate in Education (PCE) are both post-16 teacher training courses to prepare you for work with learners in the post-complusory education and training.

Entry Requirements

Available for both graduates and non-graduates. Maths and English Language GCSE grade C or above are desirable. DBS check required.

What will I learn?

The first year of the programme is designed to develop a range of essential teaching skills, increase knowledge of the learning process and develop ideas relating to teaching and learning strategies. Four modules will be completed during the first year: • Preparing to Teach (10 credits) • Learning and Applying Pedagogy (10 credits) • Planning and Assessing Learning (20 credits) • Professional Practice 1* (20 credits)

Course Assessment

Assessment includes assignments based on lesson planning, teaching, assessment and evaluation, course design and small scale research. There are no formal examinations. Assessment of professional practice is via a series of observations and assessments an

Career Progression

Successful completion will gain a teaching qualifaction, along with a range of teaching skills and techniques.


01 September 2022 - 31 July 2023

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