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Further Education and Training - CertEd 2020
 
Course Level Requirements  
Entry Requirement Summary: A level 3 qualification within your subject delivery area coupled with sufficient experience to establish professional competence. Formal qualifications, experiential learning and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) are also considered. GCSE Mathematics and English language at grade C or above, or equivalent. In addition part time students are required?to have secured their own teaching placement where you will teach at least 50 hours per year and have an identified subject mentor. Full time students will be provided with a teaching placement by the university.
Course specific requirements: All shortlisted applicants will need to attend an interview. Applicants must pass Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and Occupational Health checks before starting the course.
Admissions test required? No
Audition required? No
Criminal check (DBS) required? Yes
Criminal check (DBS) further details: Applicants must pass Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check before starting the course.
Health checks required? Yes
Health checks further details: Applicants must pass Occupational Health check before starting the course.
Interview required? Yes
Interview further details: All shortlisted applicants will need to attend an interview.
Portfolio required? No
Other required? No
   
GCSEs  
GCSE subjects and grades required: 3 GCSEs at grade C or above to include English and Mathematics/3 GCSEs at grade 4 or above to include English and Mathematics. Key Skills and Functional Skills are acceptable in lieu of GCSEs, but applicants should be advised that GCSE English and Mathematics at grade C/Grade 4 is a minimum requirement for anyone who wants to go into teaching.
   
Key/Functional Skills  
Are Key Skills acceptable in lieu of GCSEs? Yes
Are Functional Skills acceptable in lieu of GCSEs? Yes
   
English, Welsh and Northern Irish Qualifications  
GCE A/AS level  
  Advanced Subsidiary
  A level
    Further details:
BTEC (QCF)  
  Subsidiary Diploma
  Diploma
  Extended Diploma
BTEC (RQF)  
  National Extended Certificate
  National Diploma
  National Extended Diploma
Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma (core plus options)  
Acceptability: Acceptable on its own
Welsh Baccalaureate (Core plus Principal Learning)  
Overall Tariff Score:
Acceptability: Acceptable on its own
Which lines of Learning/Points/Grades are accepted for entry: Please see below:
Additional Information:
   
Scottish Qualifications  
Scottish Higher  
   
Scottish Advanced Higher  
   
Core Skills  
    Are Core Skills acceptable in lieu of GCSEs? No
   
Other UCAS Tariff Qualifications  
Irish Leaving Certificate  
Acceptability: Acceptable on its own
   
Irish Leaving Certificate (New grading scheme from 2017)  
International Baccalaureate  
   
Extended Project Qualification  
    Further details: Acceptable when combined with other qualifications
   
Cambridge Pre-U Diploma  
   
English Language Requirements  
International English Language Testing System:  
English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 5.5.
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) (taken before January 2015):  
An overall CAE score of 52 or above with a minimum of Borderline in each skill.
Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) (taken before January 2015):  
An overall CPE score of 45 or above with a minimum of Weak in each skill.
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) and Proficiency (CPE) (taken after January 2015):  
An overall score of 169 with no component score less than 162.
Test Of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) iBT:  
79 with a minimum of 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening, 20 in Speaking and 17 in Writing.
Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE):  
An overall score of 54 with a minimum of 51 in each skill.
HKDSE English Language Examination:  
An overall score of 4 with a minimum of 3 in each component.
Trinity College London Integrated Skills in English (ISE):  
Trinity College Integrated Skills in English (ISE) Level III with a Pass in all 4 components
European Baccalaureate English Language 1:  
A minimum of 6.0 in the European Baccalaureate English Language 1.
European Baccalaureate English Language 2:  
A minimum of 7.0 in the European Baccalaureate English Language 2.
   
Other Qualifications  
  N/A