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Full time & Part time September PGCE Full time: 12 months; Part time: 24 months (in-service)

About the course

The PGCE Post-Compulsory Education is the professional qualification for those who wish to teach in the education and training sector, including further education colleges and adult education. Successful completion of the course allows you to apply for QTLS (Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills).

The full-time course is for students who wish to enter the profession and can only be studied at our Harcourt Hill Campus. The part-time course can only be studied at one of our partner colleges and is for those employed as teachers and trainers in the education and training sector - this might be in further education:

  • higher education
  • the health service
  • adult and community education
  • the prison service
  • the armed forces
  • private training providers.

QTLS is equivalent to, but distinct from,

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Entry Requirements

GCSE: GCSE English and Maths grade 4-5 are required prior to entry.

Applicants are welcome from any academic discipline that is taught in FE or post-compulsory education and training.

Admission is open to those with a good undergraduate honours degree (or equivalent) or other professional / vocational qualification relevant to the subject you wish to teach.

We also accept those with relevant vocational qualifications and experience who do not necessarily possess a degree.

All applicants will be screened for fitness to practise and a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be made.

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