This Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE 14+) is for trainee teachers in further education, sixth form colleges, adult and community education, universities, the prison and probation services, pre-employment training and work-based learning.
You can visit the the University of Bolton website to find out more:
Part time route - click here.
Full time route - click here.
1 year full-time - September 2023
2 years part-time - September 2023
On this programme you will study:
The majority of teaching consists of lectures, small group work and one-to-one tutorials. Assessment is through assignments, projects and team presentations.
You will also be observed delivering your classes and you will need to provide evidence of a minimum of 100 hours of teaching during the course, a third of which can be one-to-one delivery.
Our tutors have worked in further education for many years and will provide support to help you to succeed.
Part-time route - attendance is required one evening per week 5.30pm - 8.30pm
Full-time route - attendance is required every Thursday 10am - 2.30pm and Friday 10am - 12.30pm
Our lessons are delivered using a blended learning approach meaning that some lessons will be delivered face-to-face whilst some others will be delivered virtually using Zoom. Your Tutor will provide you with a timetable during induction.
On successful completion, you will have achieved a Post Graduate Certificate in Education M (14+) (level 7) awarded by the University of Bolton.
This course will give you the necessary skills and practical experience required to prepare you for a teaching career, with the emphasis being in the Further Education and Skills sector. In this sector, you’ll have the opportunity to work with Further Education learners who range in age from 14 years old to adult. These students come from different backgrounds and experiences and may enter further education from local schools, the community, industry or local businesses.
The fee for the part-time route is £3,300 per year (2 years).
The fee for the full-time route is £8,250.
Students are generally entitled to a tuition fee loan from Student Finance England.
For information on student finance visit www.gov.uk/studentfinance
Yes, however bursaries are only available for the subjects listed below, for courses starting in the 2023 to 2024 academic year.
Bursary of £29,000 available for the following subjects:
Bursary of £15,000 available for the following subjects:
You can contact the team directly if you have a question:
Zoe Williamson - Course Leader for Teacher Education
T. 07789 965 118
Rosemarie Davies - Higher Education Manager
T. 07803 119945
Laura Ramsey - Higher Education Administrator/Co-ordinator
T. 07703 608 114
Yes, we do and we look forward to meeting you.
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