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Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE 14+)

This is a teacher training course for graduates who wish to become qualified to teach in the post-compulsory sector of education.
2 years
Lee House, Manchester City Centre

Professional 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.

What will I achieve?
  • Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE 14+)
What will the course cover?
  • Preparation for education and training
  • Teaching, learning and assessing
  • Promoting positive behaviour
  • Integrating English and Maths in teaching and learning
  • Professionalism and quality in the curriculum
  • Professional research project
  • Professional practice portfolio
How am I assessed?

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 all worked in lifelong learning for many years and will provide support to help you to succeed.


Lee House,
90 Great Bridgewater Street,
M1 5JW