norcam limited

Training Services

Level 4 certificATE in enducation and training

Previously known as CTTLS

The Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training is a first stage teaching qualification that will give candidates a fundamental understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a teacher/trainer in relation to legislation, equality, diversity, inclusivity and meeting the needs of learners. It includes the use of initial and diagnostic assessments and requires candidates to plan and deliver inclusive teaching and learning, carry out assessments of and for learning and use resources effectively.

Who should do this course?

The course has been designed to provide an introduction to teaching for individuals who would like to work or are currently working within FE Colleges, Independent Training Providers and/or Local Authorities. It is designed:

  • For individuals who work or who want to work as teachers/trainers in the further education and skills sector
  • For individuals who have just started a teaching/training role
  • For teachers/trainers who are seeking career progression in their area of work
  • For individuals who work with learners on a one-to-one basis
  • For individuals who teach in industry
  • For individuals who have already achieved some Learning and Development units that can be carried forward into this qualification
  • For individuals currently working as assessors, who wish to achieve a teaching qualification
  • For individuals who have completed the Level 3 Award in Education and Training (L3 AET), or Award in Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS) and wish to progress
  • For individuals who have completed the Trainer skills or introduction to training qualifications
Level of Qualification/Skill Level

Level 4 learning includes:

  • Knowledge of the relationship between theory/principles and practice in the context of your existing or future role
  • A planned approach to reading and research relating to principles, theories and practice
  • Consideration of how professional values impact on working in your area
  • Delivery of courses in a job role
  • Evidence of a reflective approach
  • Reflection on own practice grounded upon reading
Learning Outcomes

The qualification covers the knowledge and skills required by teachers/trainers in the further education and skills sector, such as:

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

Prerequisites/Before the course
  • You must be a minimum of 19 years old
  • You must be in-service or delivering sessions voluntarily - you would be observed in your workplace setting
  • Good reading & writing skills in English
  • Good online research skills
  • You should be qualified/ experienced in the subject you intend to teach/deliver
  • Access to 30 teaching practice hours - a teaching hours log would be required (a letter from the organisation)

Course Cost:
£550.00 plus vat