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Pearson BTEC Level 4 Professional Certificate in Teaching

This qualification comprises the first three (3) Units (Modules) of the Pearson BTEC Level 4 Professional Diploma in Teaching. As such, students who are interested in earning an international teaching qualification within a relatively short period of three (3) months will benefit by enrolling for the Pearson BTEC Level 4 Professional Certificate in Teaching. Of the three (3) Units of the programme, the first two are of the conventional type requiring 160 hours of total learning to fulfil the assessment requirements. The third Unit pertains to practical teaching and learning in a classroom setting and consists of 150 hours of classroom-based teaching by the student. Given the broad network of the Gateway organisation within the education sector of Sri Lanka, we will be able to assist students who are not in employment with the placements for the practical Unit.


Duration of The Programme and Intakes

The duration will be three (3) months of part-time studies.
There will be three (3) intakes per year: February, July and October.

Units (Modules) Offered

This qualification consists of 2 units of 160 hours and the practical unit of 150 hours. Practical teaching can be carried out at your school, with our assessors visiting your school for lesson observations.

Unit 1: Soft Skills for Careers in Teaching
Unit 2: Principles and Values in Teaching and Learning
Unit 3 :Personal and Professional Development through Reflective Teaching Practice

Entry Requirements

Candidates must meet one of the following requirements:

  • Advanced Level qualification (Local/UK)
  • OR
  • NCC Level 3 International Foundation Diploma in Higher Education Studies offered by Gateway Graduate School

Academic Progression Opportunities

Upon the successful completion of the Pearson BTEC Level 4 Professional Certificate in Teaching students can progress onto the remaining Units of the Pearson BTEC Level 4 Professional Diploma in Teaching.

Career Opportunities

Upon the successful completion of the programme participants can progress in their teaching careers and/or educational administrative careers or gain entry into the teaching professional within the non-government sector in Sri Lanka.

Recognition

Pearson Edexcel, which awards Pearson BTEC Level 4 Professional Certificate in Teaching, is the largest British awarding body. It has widespread international presence. As such, it is recognised in many parts of the world, particularly within the education sector as an institution which awards outcomes-based professional qualifications of the highest quality.