• TEF Silver

    We have the TEF Silver Award in recognition of our high-quality teaching for higher education

  • 100%

    of our HNC / HND students progressed to employment or further study

    Destination data, academic year 2016/17 (HNC 19+ students)

  • Highly qualified and experienced staff

Start Date:Duration:Level:Study mode:Course location:Course Type:
19/09/20202 Years5Part-Time EveningWashington CampusUniversity Level Qualification

What’s it all about?

If you are already working as a teacher or trainer and you would like to achieve the sector qualification for teaching in post-16 settings, this course is for you. If you are already working as a teacher or trainer and you would like to achieve the sector qualification for teaching in post-16 settings, this course is for you. Colleges and universities need teachers with specialist subject knowledge. If you have gained a degree in a relevant subject area, you could be a teacher in post-16 education and inspire the next generation.

Level 3 (NQF) in your specialist subject, English and Maths GCSE (or equivalent Functional Skills Level 2 qualifications in literacy and numeracy), a minimum of 50 teaching hours in your first year and a minimum of 50 teaching hours in your second year, w

Study levelCostAdditional fees
19+please enquireYou will need to provide your own stationery. You could purchase books from the recommended reading list, however, they are available to borrow from the college’s Learning Centre. DBS will be approximately £44.
HE2750.00You will need to provide your own stationery. You could purchase books from the recommended reading list, however, they are available to borrow from the college’s Learning Centre. DBS will be approximately £44.

You will develop skills in teaching, planning and assessment and your understanding of learning theories through group work, assignments, presentations, reports and essays. Development in your teaching practice will be assessed through 8 observations.

You will already be employed as a teacher or trainer.

Year 1 - Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector, Developing Theories of Teaching, Learning and Assessment, Practical Teaching and Professional Development. Year 2 - Contextualising Policy and Curriculum, Enhancing Learning through Innovation a

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Our HE Academic Support Tutor can provide help with study skills, written English, academic writing, research skills, critical thinking and revision, assessment and examination skills.

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What’s next?

You could progress to BA (Hons) Education and Training.

98%of our students progress to a positive destination

(*Destination data for Sunderland College students aged 16-18, academic year 2017/18).

Why choose Sunderland College?

Our achievement rates are well above the national average.

We are the College of the Year.

(*Top college nationally for BTECs, Pearson 2019)

100% of our HND and HNC students progressed to employment or further study. 

(*Destination data, academic year 2016/17, HNC 19+)

We have recently invested £50 million in our facilities.