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  PGCE in Post compulsory Education and Training (PcET)


University of South Wales    Faculty of Life Sciences and Education

Full time & Part time September PGCE Full-time: 1 Year; Part-time: 2 Years
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Embark on a rewarding teaching career with the PGCE in Post Compulsory Education and Training (PcET) at the University of South Wales at Newport. This nationally-recognised qualification is tailored for aspiring vocational educators in fields like Business, Health and Social Care, Media, and IT. The programme offers a comprehensive curriculum, including modules like Planning for Learning, Assessing for Learning, and Practice-based Research, ensuring a well-rounded teaching experience. With a focus on developing professional practice and enhancing teaching skills, students engage in 100 hours of teaching practice, preparing them for the dynamic post-compulsory education sector. The course's unique feature lies in its emphasis on literacy development and practical application of learning technologies. Entry requirements include a 2:1 degree or equivalent, relevant vocational experience, and GCSEs in Mathematics and English. Benefit from supportive placements, modern facilities, and a proven track record of successful career transitions upon graduation. Join us to shape the future of vocational education and unlock your teaching potential.

About the course

The Postgraduate Certificate in Post Compulsory Education and Training (PcET) qualifies you to teach in the further, adult and vocational education sector. It is a full, nationally-recognised teaching qualification, specifically designed for those aiming to teach a vocational subject in areas such as Business, Health and Social Care, Media and IT.

The University of South Wales at Newport has led the field in vocational teacher education in Wales for many years, on our campus in Caerleon, in our partner FE colleges and more recently in our riverside campus in the centre of Newport. 

The course aims to develop student teachers:

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Entry Requirements

- A 2:1 degree or above is desirable, or a recognised equivalent, in a relevant subject area. If you are offering a vocational subject you are normally expected also to demonstrate that you have some relevant vocational experience
- Mathematics and English language GCSE Grade C or above are desirable
- Part-time applicants will be required to confirm 50 hours of teaching, and 20 hours of observation of an experienced tutor in the first year and in second year will be required to confirm 50 hours of teaching and 20 hours of observation/departmental duties.

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