Taught course

Lifelong Learning Sector (ESOL and Literacy)

University of Greenwich · Department of Lifelong Learning Teacher Education

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Entry requirements

For the Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE) applicants and the Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (ProfGCE) applicants should have:

  • A 2.2 or above in an honours degree in a relevant subject
  • Level 3 qualification in relevant subject if degree is not in a relevant subject
  • GCSE English at C or above or equivalent.

Months of entry


Course content

We are a multicultural country that attracts students from around the world.

Our PGCE Lifelong Learning Sector (LLS) will give you vital skills to teach English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL). This full time programme will lead to a qualification for teaching in further education colleges.

While training with us you will gain essential teaching skills and classroom management, the essential qualifications required to achieve your goals. Our PGCE LLS focuses on a career teaching in colleges, adult education centres, art colleges, health care or community organisations. Our programme also encompasses training for public services and a wide range of commercial and voluntary organisations.

The quality of teacher training in Further Education was rated as "Good" in Ofsted report for Initial Teacher Education 2016. The report identified "the good understanding trainees develop of cultural diversity and of individual learners' needs in the providers where they are placed or employed" as a key strength.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCE
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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020 8331 9000