Award in Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS Level 4)
PTLLS is a short course designed to enable a wide range of candidates to undertake teaching, training or learning tasks relevant to their own training or teaching situation. It is a requirement for all teachers new to the sector whether in further education, adult and community learning, work-based learning or other parts of the learning and skills sector.
The award is suitable for those who work, or intend to work, as:
Teachers in adult and community education
Teachers or trainers in the voluntary sector
Training personnel in commerce, industry, the public sector or HM Forces
Technicians and support staff in further and adult education.
What You'll Need
Candidates should normally have at least a Level 3 (i.e. A Level/Btec equivalent) qualification in the subject they wish to teach and have a reasonable command of English, Numeracy and IT.
Duration and Attendance
Precise dates and times for this programme will be published in due course.
What You'll Do
The award is designed to develop the candidates' ability to:
Identify learners' needs, backgrounds and aspirations
Define basic principles of teaching and learning in relation to teaching/training
Demonstrate in their planning, delivery and evaluation a regard for equal opportunities and health and safety legislation
Develop their skills in devising programmes and schemes of work
Adopt a systematic approach to planning learning sessions by reference to a variety of methods, and to develop innovation in their teaching/training
Design, make and use a range of teaching and learning materials, using their own creative and information technology skills
Develop their key skills
Apply communication skills in teaching and training
Design and apply appropriate means of assessing their own learners
Additional home study required
Homework is set each week and should take one to two hours to complete.
Exams and Assessments
On-going coursework assessment.
A PTLLS certificate
How You Can Progress
Either CTLLS or Cert. Ed/PGCE (DTLLS)
Exact prices for this programme will be published in due course.
To apply, please download an application form
Register your interest in this course
If you’re interested in signing up for this course then leave your details in the fields below and we’ll call you back as soon as we can. Don’t forget, if you have any questions you’re welcome to call us on 01904 770400.