Teacher Training

Our flexible initial teacher training courses are ideal for those who are new to teaching or wish to seek employment within a further education, adult or vocational setting.

If you want to make a difference by inspiring future generations, our expert teaching staff and supportive learning environment will enable you to fulfil the professional standards for FE teachers to the highest quality within your chosen career.

Our Level 5 teacher training course, validated by the University of Chester, provide the perfect stepping stone to further study at degree or Masters degree level, and offer a range of progression opportunities into employment.

The Level 4 CET, certified through City & Guilds, provides a great introduction to teaching and a perfect stepping stone to progress and complete the Level 5 teacher training course (with opportunity to apply for accredited prior learning).

The programmes also offer the unique opportunity to gain additional qualifications in ‘Assessing Competence in the Work Environment*’ and ‘Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment*’ whilst studying with us (*additional certification costs apply).

Career options within this sector include tutor assessor, internal verifier, industry trainer, progress tutor, lecturer/teacher or course manager in your chosen field.

Teaching can provide a varied and rewarding career while offering a range of great benefits including:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Excellent employment prospects and opportunities for career progression
  • A generous holiday allowance
  • Financial support for trainee teachers