PGCE Further Education & Skills Sector


Online University of Greenwich Faculty of Education, Health & Human Sciences

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Study with the Faculty of Education, Health and Human Sciences at the University of Greenwich

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Full time & Part time September, January PGCE 1 years full-time, 2 years distance learning

About the course

Our Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) will give you the skills to become a teacher in Further Education colleges.

This PGCE focuses on teaching in a variety of settings, including colleges, adult education centres, and community organisations. The course helps you build your knowledge of pedagogy and develop vital classroom management skills. Full-time students can access placements in various subject areas, including animal care, art and design, beauty and hairdressing, catering, childcare, construction, leisure and tourism, humanities, photography and sport science.

We offer endorsements in the following subject areas, which is equivalent to a Level 5 diploma in the teaching of the subject area:

  • Numeracy
  • Literacy
  • ESOL (English for speakers of other languages)
  • ESOL and Literacy.

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Entry Requirements

Applicants should have a 2.2 or above in an honours degree in a relevant subject, Level 3 qualification in relevant subject if degree is not in a relevant subject, GCSE English at C or above or equivalent. We accept equivalency tests from Equivalency Testing for Career Development and A Star Equivalency Testing.

Candidates must also:

Attend an interview at selection day (not applicable for distance applications)
Complete diagnostic literacy task for all applicants
Complete specialist literacy and numeracy tests for literacy/ESOL and numeracy teaching specialisms


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