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Access to Higher Education: Teaching - Full-time

Access Teaching

Course outline

This course will prepare you for a degree in teacher training at either primary or secondary level, giving you the theoretical and practical skills you’ll need to succeed.

You’ll learn:

  • Teaching theory
  • Teaching techniques and practices
  • Psychology and behaviour
  • Study skills
  • Target setting
  • Biology
  • Assessment practices
  • Working with others

This course combines theory with valuable practical experience, which means you will have the opportunity to arrange a placement within a school during your studies.

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Location Date

Location:

Pelham Avenue
Nottingham
NG5 1AL

Date:

Start: 9th September 2019

Course code: C000110 / Q000683

Qualification

CAVA Access to HE Diploma

Duration

1 year

Level Level 3
Entry requirements

As the majority of our Access students are returning to learning as adults, we consider a range of experience when accepting students onto an Access programme. All students will be assessed to see what level they are learning at, particularly the level of English and maths skills, as these will be key to success whilst on a programme at Nottingham College. Your experience and level of study will be assessed at interview and this will determine your offer of a place at College.

The standard entry requirements for a level 3 programme at the College is:

  • 5 GCSEs at Grade A* to C/9 to 4, including English Language and Maths; or
  • A relevant Level 2 vocational qualification plus English Language and Maths at GCSE Grade A* to C/9 to 4 however relevant work experience will be considered as a substitute for a relevant Level 2 vocational qualification

Level 2 Functional Skills Maths may be used as an equivalent for GCSE Maths. If you have GCSE Maths and Functional Skills Level 2 in English you may undertake an initial assessment to determine your level of English.

It is not possible to study both GCSE English and Maths on this course.

Teaching & assessment

You’ll complete a portfolio of evidence which will showcase your practical skills and theoretical knowledge.

Progression

Choose to follow with the degree-level study required to move into a career in teaching or perhaps youth studies, child development or other specialist area.

Additional information

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