PG / UG Teaching Qualification (Further Education)

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1 year


5 October 2018


Distance Learning


Monthly Fee: $375**
Full Fee: $3,550
(+VAT, if applicable)

The programme is designed for staff working in colleges and other educational workplace environments who may be fairly new to teaching or training and who may wish to develop their existing teaching or training skills further.

There are two modules in the programme -The Effective Teacher/ Trainer and The Successful Learner– and these correspond to the range of knowledge and skills required for a teaching career in adult education and training.

Learning materials, workshops and literature are provided to facilitate critical thinking and generate ideas leading to critical reflection and change in practice development.

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The virtual learning environment is open 24/7 and students are encouraged to complete the well-structured course at their own pace. As well as the highly accessible and attractive virtual learning environment, students will benefit from a range of social media and online conferencing tools

Members of the team are engaged in research into a wide range of topics including educational uses of social media tools; adult learners and motivation; the design of online learning environments.

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Educational Qualification:

  • Postgraduate Level - degree or relevant professional qualification
  • Undergraduate Level - HND or equivalent relevant professional qualification

You need to meet the following minimum core skills requirements: Literacy/Communication SCQF Level 6; ICT SCQF Level 5; and Numeracy SCQF Level 4.

Be currently teaching and have access to a classroom or educational environment for at least 120 hours over the duration of the course.

Minimum 2 years teaching experience

English Language Requirement is IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent)

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Career Path

The TQFE course is widely recognised as a high quality teaching qualification in the post-compulsory education sector, which allows lecturers, trainers or instructors to further their career in teaching.


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