Pearson SRF BTEC Level 4 Professional Diploma in Teaching and Learning qualification is offered by Pearson Edexcel, UK. The objective of this course is to enhance the pedagogical skills of school teachers, keeping up with the latest academic and practical developments in the education industry. It is an internationally recognized qualification, ideally suited for those who are passionate to excel in teaching at private and international schools.

Pearson is one of the leading examining and awarding bodies in the UK and throughout the World, providing a wide range of academic, vocational and occupational qualifications. The courses are exclusively delivered by the Gateway Graduate School, while the qualification is awarded by Pearson Edexcel, UK. This Teacher Training programs have proven their success with more than 30 intakes within the last 10 years.


  • Awarding body
    Pearson Edexcel, UK
  • Duration of The Programme and Intakes
    The duration will be three (1) year of part-time studies.
    There will be three (3) intakes per year: February, July and October.
  • Entry Criteria
    • GCE Advanced Level examination (or equivalent) with credit passes for English Language and Mathematics in the GCE Ordinary Level examination
    • GCE Ordinary Level examination (or equivalent) with substantial experience in teaching
    • Pearson BTEC Level 4 Professional Certificate in Teaching and Learning
  • Units (Modules) Offered

    Unit 1: Soft Skills for Teaching

    Unit 2: Principles and Values in Teaching and Learning

    Unit 3: Personal and Professional Development Through Reflective Teaching Practice

    Unit 4: Further Personal and Professional Development Through Reflective Teaching Practice

    Unit 5: Assessment Methods in Education

    Unit 6: Creative Development in Teaching and Learning

    Unit 7: Use of Resources in Teaching and Learning

    Unit 8: Pedagogical Use of ICT

    Unit 9: Supporting the Independent Learner

    Unit 10: Introduction to Philosophy and Education

    Unit 11: Sociological Factors and Education

    Unit 12: Creating a Positive Classroom Environment

    Unit 13: Effective Behaviour Management

  • Delivery

    Modes of Delivery: Face to face, Blended learning and Distance Learning

    The course is delivered over a period of 1 year, on Saturdays from 8.00 am – 3.00 pm at the Gateway Graduate School, Colombo.

  • Assessment

    Assessments are based on written assignments, oral presentations, teaching practicums and reflective records and there are no final examination

  • Academic Progression

    On successful completion of Pearson BTEC Level 4 Professional Diploma in Teaching and Learning, students can do the Pearson BTEC Level 5 Professional Diploma in Teaching and Educational Management which is awarded by Pearson (Edexcel), UK.

  • 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 Diploma in Teaching and Learning, 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.

Contact Details

Head Office

  • No 01 , 36th Lane (Opposite Devi Balika Vidyalaya)
    Colombo 08, Sri Lanka.
  • Tel: +94112695103, +94112695107
  • Hotline: +94772256356, +94777060157
  • Email: [email protected]