Course outline

It is suitable for people who are looking to start teaching for their first job or who are considering changing career. The course will equip you with the skills needed to confidently deliver an effective lesson to a group of learners, as well as providing you with the theory needed to get you started in teaching. We will also provide you with guaranteed work experience in a relevant subject area.

Aim

To provide an introduction to the role of teaching in Further Education and to equip you with sufficient skills and knowledge to be able to prepare and deliver effective teaching to a group of young people and adults.

Objectives

By the end of the course, all learners will be able to:

  • Prepare a lesson on a subject from their specialist area
  • Describe the roles and responsibilities associated with being a teacher
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of a range of teaching strategies
  • Adapt assessment methods to meet the needs of learners