Taught course

Postgraduate Certificate in Education PCET

Institution
Wrexham Glyndwr University · Wrexham Glyndwr University
Qualifications
PGCECertEdProfGCE

Entry requirements

Certificate in Education (PcET): Applicants must hold at least a level 3 qualification in their subject discipline.

Professional Graduate Certificate in Education: Applicants must hold a degree.

Postgraduate Certificate in Education: Applicants must hold a degree with a classification of First or 2:1.


Applicants are required to have an up to date DBS in place before they start the programme and must have access to an appropriate teaching placement.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Have you ever considered training to become a teacher in the post-compulsory sector?

This wide and varied sector includes colleges, Universities, charities, private companies, the emergency services, NHS, independent education settings, and specialist education settings.

The team pride themselves on offering innovative and creative teaching strategies which take advantage of new technologies and approaches, which are designed to give you the key skills for success when you complete your qualification. We work closely with a wide range of businesses and agencies to continue to develop additional opportunities for each of our learners at all stages of this course.

Teaching in the post-compulsory sector has undergone a period of professionalisation in recent years, and this award is now the nationally-endorsed qualification for the sector. The quality of training you will receive is paramount to your effective continued development as professionals in the sector, and this is reflected in the support and guidance afforded throughout the period of training with tutor and mentor guidance

Wrexham Glyndwr University has strong links with local further education colleges and training institutions in the region

The experiences you will gain during the year at your own teaching placement means that you can gain valuable teaching experience with the support of a mentor who can help you as you develop the skills and knowledge covered on the course and to identify immediate links between the course content and your teaching practice.

Fees and funding

The fees you pay and the support available may depend on a number of different factors.

A Welsh Government training bursary may be available if you are studying via the full-time route.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCE
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • CertEd
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • ProfGCE
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    In addition to attendance and study at the University, students will need evidence that they have completed 100 hours of independent teaching across the duration of the one year full-time or two-year part-time programmes.

Course contact details

Name
Student Enquiries
Email
enquiries@glyndwr.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1978 293439