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    Part time available

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    1 year

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Course content

Our Postgraduate Diploma in Training and Education will help you revitalise your teaching and training by building on your existing skills and competencies, sharing practice and experience, and being introduced to leading edge research, support tools, pedagogies and resources.

Why Study Training & Education at Griffith College?

Have you got a level 8 degree and are interested in gaining a qualification to teach or train in your area of expertise? Is teaching in higher education something you may be interested in? Or are you a trainer or HR consultant and would like to secure a qualification in training? Here are some of the benefits of studying with Griffith College:

• You will join a collaborative, reflective community of training practitioners
• You will create an e-Portfolio of teaching/training experience for career development
• The first 12 months are delivered via block release of one weekend per month
• On completion, you will be qualified to teach at third level or provide training within the workplace
• Graduates will also be able to progress to MA in Arts in Training and Education.

Course Highlights

• The first 12 months are delivered via block release of two days per month for three months. (One Fri & Sat per month)
• Practical and applied learning
• Taught by experienced professionals

Course Structure

This programme is delivered on a block release basis (i.e. two days per month - Friday and Saturday). There are ten, overlapping and integrated leading edge modules. The course takes place from September to July.


• Psychology and Inclusivity in Higher Education and Training
• Pedagogical Practice 1
• Professional Practice and Management
• Pedagogical Practice 2
• Technology Enabled Learning
• Research Methodology
• Reflective Practice and Development
• Assessment and Programme Design

Academic Progression

Students who complete the Postgraduate Diploma in Training and Education may go on to complete the MA in Training and Education.

Career Progression

Learners who complete this programme will have a range of skills that will be attractive across all sectors in training and education. The programme will help those who are training in industry / private sector or lecturing in the 3rd level sector.

The skills acquired on this programme help the graduate become a more effective communicator and resource in any workplace. It helps the learner to progress their classroom presence in different areas and implement their new skills & knowledge of technology in the classroom.

The course also gives the learner the opportunity to start new practices and to network with others in the sector.




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