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Education and Training

Level 4 Edexcel Certificate in Education and Training

Higher Education

Course Overview

Level 4 Certificate in Education is a 24 week course that is aimed for practitioners who are new to teaching or training in the post compulsory sector or training environments. The course covers planning, delivery, resource development, assessment methods and inclusive practice.

You will learn from outstanding practitioners who will develop your practical skills as well as offer a broad knowledge into supporting learner needs and using technology in teaching and training to enthuse your learners!

Course Content

This Level 4 course (formerly known as CTLLS) covers the following subjects:

  • Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training
  • Planning to meet the needs of learners
  • Delivering education and training
  • Assessing learners in education and training
  • Using resources for education and training
  • Inclusive practice 

Entry Requirement


An interview is required
Level 3 Education and Training or equivalent
GCSE Maths and English Level 2 or equivalent  
Evidence of a minimum of 30 teaching hours in the post compulsory sector (confirmed during interview).
If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.5 (including 6.5 in writing).


Educated to Level 3

It is expected that candidates teach within the local area, if this is not the case a charge will be made for observations out of the area - please discuss at interview.


Assessment for the course is through a range of assignments, e.g. reports, essays, presentations. A paper portfolio is submitted at the end of the programme. There are three observations of practice to be graded 'good' or better.

Where does this course lead to

Students can progress to Level 5, where there is a minimum teaching hours requirement of 100 hours in post compulsory education. If this is of interest to you, please discuss with the team at interview.

How to Enrol

To enrol on this course please email professional@bcot.ac.uk with your contact details and attach your CV. The course tutor will contact you to discuss the course and will provide you with an enrolment code.

When you have the enrolment code you can enrol on-line by clicking the button below.


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Course Outline

Course Code: HEBC006
Study Mode: Higher Education
Location: Basingstoke
Start Date: 29/11/2023
Day & Time: Wed 6pm to 9pm
Duration: 24 Weeks
Tuition Fees: £1417.00
Registration Fees: £162.00
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